To educate and increase understanding of agriculture and instill an appreciation for our renewable food, fiber and fuel systems.
— Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Mission

 

Making your life in the classroom a little more Ag friendly

Below are categories of resources you're welcome to download for free and use in your classroom. From hands on activities, to facts and maps, to information used across the nation, we've got your covered. Looking for something in particular? Send us a message!

 

Make & Takes

Here are fun, hands-on activities used to reinforce educational concepts. All of these activities incorporate an agricultural product.

Lesson Plans

Educational materials for teachers exploring agriculture in the classroom. All lesson plans are Louisiana Department of Education Grade Level Expectation Correlated.  

Commodity Fact Sheets & Map

Supporting educational materials for teachers exploring agriculture in the classroom, sorted by commodity. Looking for some that covers the whole state? Our commodity map has you covered.

Past Workshop Materials

Missed a workshop? No worries! Here you can find all workshop materials used in years past to use in your classroom this year.

Teacher of the Year APplication

The annual Excellence of Agriculture Education Award recognizes a Louisiana teacher for his/her achievements and efforts in teaching students the importance of agriculture.

National Agricultural Literacy Matrix

 The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.

 

Reach out to your community

This is a Literacy program where volunteers are asked to share the story of agriculture by visiting elementary school classrooms around the state and reading a specially selected book with an agriculture theme. This year is our very own book, Exploring Louisiana Agriculture.

 

Louisiana Ag in the Classroom are seeking readers for its ninth annual Louisiana Ag Literacy Project in 2017. 

Meet 2016 Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year
Vickie Mayeaux of Cottonport Elementary

 

Vickie Mayeaux of Avoyelles Parish was named the 2016 Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the hear. Learn more about her and how she uses agriculture to teach her students life long lessons, while showing them the importance of healthy eating.

 

Learn More about Past Winners

Find out what our current and previous winners were doing in their classrooms, to earn the privilege to be named the Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year.

Want to send in your application to be the next Teacher of the Year? Click the button below!