Commodity Fact Sheets & Map

Supporting educational materials for teachers exploring agriculture in the classroom.

Beef

A commodity fact sheet about beef compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Citrus

A commodity fact sheet about citrus compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

corn

A commodity fact sheet about corn compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

 

Cotton

A commodity fact sheet about cotton compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Crawfish

A commodity fact sheet about crawfish compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Dairy

A commodity fact sheet about dairy compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

 

Equine

A fact sheet about the equine industry complied by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom program.

Forestry

A commodity fact sheet about cotton compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Rice

A commodity fact sheet about cotton compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

 

Soybeans

A commodity fact sheet about soybeans compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Sugarcane

A commodity fact sheet about sugarcane compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

Sweet potatoes

A commodity fact sheet about sweet potatoes compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

 

Water

A commodity fact sheet about water compiled by the Louisiana Ag in the Classroom Program.

DISTRIBUTING PRODUCTS

Students research a Louisiana commodity, construct a graphic organizer, and present their findings orally.

LANGUAGE OF MAPS

In this lesson, students review the language of maps. Students learn how to read maps effectively and interpret “map language”.

 

LOUISIANA AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION MAP

Students explore state commodities by parish with the Louisiana Agriculture Production Map, which features the top 16 commodities in the state as of 2013.

Download an 8.5“ x 11” version of the Louisiana Ag Production map. 

TYPES OF MAPS

Students construct political and physical maps of Louisiana, learning the difference between the two.