Resources for Teachers of Ag Ed

Source Units


Source Units: The source units are teaching guides for agricultural education teachers. The units are designed to provide an outline of study and are intended to be modified to fit the needs of the local program. Suggested objectives, motivational techniques, study guides, plans of action, and references are presented.

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Source Units are being added daily. Those with active links are ready for viewing and printing.

  • Careers in Ag Occupations
  • Feeds, Feeding, and Nutrition
  • Hydraulics
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Range and Pasture Management
  • Safe Use of Pesticides
  • Small Gas Engines
  • Soils
  • Veterinary Technology





Website Links:

Site Name Brief Description A comprehensive ag curriculum service designed for the busy ag teacher.
California Agricultural Core Curriculum Advanced Clusters Lesson plans, resources
U.S. EPA - Ag Center The Learning Center - Teachers
Click on links to find curriculum content, lesson plans, grant information, and other aids to education for all ages on agriculture and the environment
SAE Central This web site is an electronic toolbox of Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program resources for agriculture teachers, students and university professors of agricultural education. The site was developed and is maintained by agricultural education faculty at North Carolina State University.
Purdue University - Ag Ed Resources Lesson plans, resources
Ag Lesson Plans in Power Point Format Dedicated to the busy teacher who can't seem to get it all done!

Desert Roses Website Desert Roses Website. The Desert Roses newsletter was first published in August 1996 for the women Agricultural Education teachers in Arizona. Designed as a pro-active support letter, Desert Roses has grown to reach women across America. This web site is a 'sprout' from the newsletter to expand the connections for women in Agricultural Education.
Moto Professor's Motorcycle/Small Engine Tech Center The Internet solution for learning motorcycles/ small engine repair.
Ag Ed - Illinois Illinois based Ag Ed Resources, Toolbox, and more
Discovery School - Resources for Ag Ed

AG-How to Links
...information on how to do everything from stringing an electric fence to marketing your farm products
...a multitude of links dealing with the various aspects of agricultural law
...a well-chosen list of links to agriculture-related sites
AG-Online Periodicals, Magazines, and Newsletters extensive list of publications in the area of agricultural science
Agricultural Ideas for Science Fair Projects
...some basic ideas for the creation of an agriculture-based
and more.

Indiana's Ag Extravaganza From Indiana. Includes classroom sheets, classroom activities, ag for kids links, Indiana ag facts, and more.
State Leadership Center for Ag Ed Includes resources for classroom, SAE, FFA, marketing, partner development, and more.
U.S.D.A for Kids Includes Food for Thought, Ag for Kids, Facts About Agriculture, History of Agriculture, and more.
Mid-continent Research for Education & Learning (McREL) "McREL, located in Aurora, Colorado, is a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to improve education through applied research and development. McREL provides products and services, primarily for K-12 educators, to promote the best instructional practices in the classroom. Established in 1966, McREL maintains a staff of some 100 employees" (McREL website).

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