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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

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2016 Ag in the Classroom Calendar (pdf)

Printed calendars will NOT be mailed out to everyone this year in an effort to reduce cost. You can order the traditional calendar by clicking HERE.

Things to do this month

August - Watermelon, squash, county fairs, farm animal care, farmers' markets, corn, games for starting school, inventors, catfish, herbs, Transcontinental Railroad, trail mix, Ag in Art: Frida Kahlo

September - Chickens, Labor Day, whole grains and winter wheat, bees, butterflies, ladybugs, groundwater, breakfast, harvest moon, fall vegetables, tomatoes, peaches, mushrooms, state fair, food safety, organic harvest, Ag in Art: Winslow Homer

October - Pork, Columbus Day, 4-H, archaeology, World Food Day, Halloween, cooperatives, pizza, pumpkins, apples, Why the Leaves Change Colors, earth science, Octoberfest, Ag in Art: Thomas Gainsborough, Ag in Poetry: Robert Frost, Ag Career: Soil Scientist

November - American Indian Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, turkeys, pecans, Sandwich Day, geography awareness, America Recycles, statehood, broccoli, pears, Ag in Art: Georgia O'Keefe

December - Forestry, Christmas trees, winter solstice, cotton, sorghum, toys, plums, carrots, Ag in Art: Oscar E. Berninghaus, Ag Career: Forester

January - New Year, beans, soup, wheat bread, meat, seed catalogs, Hundreds Day, rural electrification, animals in winter, bulbs, snow, winter squash, apricots, Ag in Art: Seed Catalogs

February - Sheep, Black History, Presidents' Day, potatoes, sweet potatoes, forcing flowering branches, dental health, canned foods, snack food, pancakes, cherries, Ag in Art: Giovanna Garzoni

March - Peanuts, spring, baby animals, wind, clover (hay), weights and measures, Pi Day, noodles, women's history, nutrition, grapes, greens, outdoor classrooms, Read Across America, Ag in Art: Vincent Van Gogh

April - April Fool, Ag Day in Oklahoma, eggs, gardening, last frost date, flowers, poetry, baseball, Made in Oklahoma, goats, Thomas Jefferson, soybeans, 89er Day, Earth Day, Arbor Day, strawberries, garden peas, poetry, Ag in Art: Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

May - May Day, children's books, Mother's Day, beef, Homestead Act, Take It Outside, Dance Like a Chicken Day, Cinco de Mayo, horses, world trade, blueberries, salad, lettuce, salad, Ag in Art: Frederick Remington and Lascaux Cave Paintings

June - Dairy, fresh fruits and veggies, picnics, cheese, Juneteenth, summer solstice, blackberries, okra, Ag in Art: Paul Gauguin, Ag in Poetry: Seamus Heaney

July - Sunflowers, bison, Independence Day, pickles, hot dogs, green beans, cantaloupe, Ag in Art: Thomas Hart Benton, Ag in Poetry: Sylvia Plath

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.