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Beth Groves
Program Coordinator, Agriculture Literacy
University of Illinois Extension
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804

Montgomery County Ag Literacy

Montgomery County Ag Literacy

Agriculture Classroom Resources Available for Free-Loan

  • Contact Beth Groves, Agricultural Literacy Program Coordinator to borrow any of the resources at or 217-532-3941. 

  • Chick Hatch and Worm Farm registrations must be completed by an online registration form.  Click the link below to access the form.


mAGic Kits

Abracadabra! Alohomora! Open the doors. . . of active discovery and watch your students explore the depths of the Agriculture industry. The lessons in the mAGic kits are multidisciplinary, all inclusive, and designed to bring math, science, social studies and Language Arts to life through agriculture. The mAGic kits address the Illinois Learning Standards and the assessment frameworks are identified. The lessons include exercises for grades 4-8 in mapping, graphing, sequencing, reading, writing, experimentation, research and much more. These kits are available on a free-loan basis. Kits may be reserved in advance. To see a detailed table of contents with student objectives, please select the kit title.

AgriLearning Kits:

These cross-curricular thematic kits contain a collection of resources – lessons, books, videos/DVDs and more. Many lessons are aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards. Ideal for grades K-4. These kits are available on a free-loan basis. Please select the kit title for a description of the kit.