Contact Us

Melinda Charbonneau
Program Coordinator, Ag in the Classroom
University of Illinois Extension
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007

Ag In The Classroom

Ag In The Classroom

Helpful Links for Teachers

  • Humanity Against Hunger
    In this web module, students become volunteers to help solve the severe food shortage facing Africa. Through an interactive experience, students learn how nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus deficiencies can stunt plant growth in multiple ways. They also learn that replenishing the land with fertilizer can help farmers achieve higher crop yields to feed more people.

  • Map: World Food Statistics
    This interactive map allows users to roll-over any country for a snapshot of its food situation, allowing students to compare countries and discuss possible solutions to world hunger issues.

  • State Agricultural Facts
    At this website click on any state to learn about agricultural basics and other facts for state projects.