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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

August, 2016

August Calendar

We are mailing out print copies of our calendar this year by request only. If you would like a print copy for your classroom, please order one here. If you would prefer online access, click on the link below.

Full 2016-17 Calendar

Oklahoma Crop Calendar

Transcontinental Railroad

The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad occurred on August 15, 1870. What impact did this have on agriculture in Oklahoma and Indian Territories? Look for answers in these lessons:

Writing Prompt: You are a cattle rancher on the Cherokee Strip in Indian Territory. Write a letter to your cousin back east describing how the railroad will change your life.

Welcome back to school!

When one has tasted watermelon, he knows what the angels eat. -Mark Twain

OAITC/ Pork Council grant proposals for fall semester are due September 15.

Time to write your OAITC/Oklahoma Pork Council grant proposal for fall semester - due September 15. Please use the form that is currently on the website, in case there have been changes.

All grant recipients must have received professional development through one of our many PD opportunities. Contact Audrey, Cheri or Melody to arrange professional development for your school or to learn about opportunties in your area.

Ag in Art: Frida Kahlo, Viva la Vida (Long Live Life), Watermelons, 1954

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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

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.