Virtual Field Trip

The Smart Farm
Where Technology and Innovation Meet

Explore innovative technologies in agriculture that allow today’s farmers and ranchers to produce our nation’s food. Irrigation systems managed from iPads, animal diets’ tracked by computer chip, and tractors that drive using GPS are only a few examples of the ways today’s farmers and ranchers are using technology on their farms and ranches to produce food in a sustainable manner.

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  • Full Length Version
  • Chapter 1: Welcome
  • Chapter 2: Barn and Feed Mill Technology
  • Chapter 3: Ask the Experts: Student Questions Answered
  • Chapter 4: Crop Technology
  • Chapter 5: Ask the Experts: Student Questions Answered
  • Chapter 6: Cultivation Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
  • Chapter 7: Ask the Experts: Student Questions Answered
  • Chapter 8: Careers in Agriculture
  • Chapter 9: Credits

Teacher Resources

Prepare your students for the Virtual Field Trip with our standards-aligned activities designed to cultivate classroom conversations and prompt students to dig deeper into today’s world of farming and ranching.

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