These sites have information about Missouri agriculture. Learn about the common crops grown in the state such as soybeans and corn. See Webcams of corn and soybean fields. There are also links to eThemes Resources on soil and farming today.
Missouri State and County Agri-Facts
This site provides Agri-facts of Missouri regarding major crops statistics by counties. Choose the county from a drop down list box.
Missouri State Soil
Learn about a state soil and Menfro, a type soil found in Missouri. Scroll down to the bottom to link to the information of Missouri state soil.
A Look at Missouri Agriculture
This one-page pdf fact sheet tells about Missouri soil, crops, climate, and animals.
Missouri Crop Summary
Information about how much of each crop was produced in Missouri. Click on the crop name for more specific information.
Missouri Fruit and Nut Crops
This Missouri map and text tell about the soil in the different regions of Missouri and if it is good for growing these crops. Scroll down for a table with where in Missouri each item is grown.
Missouri Agricultural Weather
This site provides information about regional and state agricultural weather forecast. Follow the link to learn about how the weather affects Missouri agriculture.
Introduction to the Study of Corn
Read about the history of corn in the U.S. "The Story of Corn for Students" linked at the bottom has more information on corn for kids. "Farming Today and Tomorrow" tells about modern day farming.
PBS: Calculations From the Farm
How big is an acre, and how does this compare to other familiar spaces? Here are several math word problems students can solve to better understand this agricultural measurement.
Missouri Farm Facts
This site has lots of facts about farming in Missouri.
Missouri Agriculture's Lunch and Learn Series
Learn about Missouri agriculture and the impact livestock and crops have on our Missouri economies. It highlights the important connection between livestock and row crops, as well as the relationship between the growing biofuels industry and the state's animal agriculture industry.Follow links on the right to learn about each topic.
eThemes Resource: Agriculture: Soil
These sites have information about various types of soil. Learn about the components of soil such as sand, clay, silt, and humus, and read how soil is formed and why it is useful to us. Includes links to eThemes Resources on erosion, recycling, and earthworms.
eThemes Resource: Agriculture: Farming Today
This site includes information about farming today. Learn about modern day techniques such as crop rotation, organic farming, and hydroponics. See farm equipment that is used by farmers. An eThemes on Dairy Farming is included.