Websites For Learning All About Farming
- Camp Silos- Explores the prairie,
pioneer farming, the story of corn, and the future of farming.
- CyberSpace Farm- A virtual
look at Kansas farms from the experts who live and work there.
- Death of a Dream-
Explores the rise and fall of Midwestern farmhouses, and the literature
they inspired. Also examines the cost of advances in agriculture. From
- Factory Farming- Explores
the negative side of intensive animal agriculture.
- Farm Safety 4 Just Kids- Includes
safety tips, coloring pages, print-and-color brochures, and interactive
- Food and Agricultures
of the World- Covers topics such as the history of food, nutrition,
and agriculture as well as current farming practices across the globe.
- Friends of the
National Zoo: Kids' Farm- Learn what farm animals are at the zoo,
how to take care of them, and how to grow pizza.
- The Great Corn Adventure-
An animated history about corn, where it came from, how it is grown, what
it is used for.
- Harvest of Fear- Reports
on the risks, benefits, hopes, and fears of genetically modified food
crops. Includes interviews with scientists, food industry representatives,
farmers, and critics. From PBS.
Farm Practices- Presents facts about organic dairy, cows and milk,
as well as instructions for homemade dairy projects.
- Illinois Department of
Agriculture Kid's Page- Explains what happens on the farm and how
food gets from the farm to the table.
- Kids Farm- About animals, plants,
activities and people who live and work on ranches on the western slope
of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
- MooMilk- Learn about cows, milk,
and the dairy industry through fun facts, games, recipes, and a virtual
- Wheat Mania- A day in the live
of Kansas wheat farms with virtual tours and trivia.
- Why Biotech- Explains how advances
in food biotechnology could help feed a growing population, grow more
nutritious foods, and keep the earth productive and healthy.