The 2015 Book of the Year is The Apple Orchard Riddle by Margaret McNamara. The book follows a class as they visit an apple orchard. They learn how apples are grown, harvested and turned into cider. Bulk orders of 50 or more qualify for a discount.
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The Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio State Fair and the Buckeye State's agricultural commodity groups are again sponsoring the "Agriculture is Cool" program at the Ohio State Fair complete with exciting interactive stations like the opportunity to milk a real cow.
Ohio Farm Bureau recently updated the Ohio commodity map to represent the top three commodities in each county. Feel free to use this in classrooms.