Samantha Brubach, U of I Extension-Winn. Co.

Nicole Cabe, Lockwood Park

Ashleigh Fisher, Belvidere High School- Agriculture

Jaime Horstmeier, Durand Elementary

Wednesday Jordan, Winnebago Co. SWCD

Dan Kane, Boone County Conservation Dist.

Scott Lee, Conserv FS

Beth Limones, Seth Whitman Elementary

Bethany Meade, CEANCI

Jim Mulcahy, Boone Co. SWCD

Dr. Linda Oshita, R.O.E.

William Rose, East High School

Corrine Sosso, Discovery Center Museum

Bernie Walsh, Ag Producer

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In School Fieldtrips Available at no charge!
Ag in the Classroom offers in school fieldtrips throughout the school year.  These 45 minute programs usually include a lesson, a hands on activity, and book or movie, depending on the program you request. Attached below is the brochure outlining the programs available for the 2017-18 School Year.  Book early so you don't miss out....programs fill up quickly!

2019-2020 Programs Coming Soon

Agricultural kits are available to check out!
Listed below is a complete list of kits the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program has to offer to you! Kits have lots of variety, and can be used in classrooms from PreK all the way through 8th grade. These kits can be checked out by contacting the office at (815) 962-0653 or emailing our Ag Literacy Coordinator at

AITC kits

AITC Library

AITC has a large library of agriculture based books appropriate for both the elementary and middle school levels.  Click the link below for a listing of the books available.  These are loaned out to teachers per your request.  Just contact our office to reserve yours today!

AITC LIBRARY- Books available on loan

This program is supported by generous donations Given to the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation!

To Donate:

If you would like to help support Winnebago-Boone Agriculture in the classroom, please send donations to:

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation

Attn: Agriculture in the Classroom

1925 S Meridian Road

Rockford  IL  61102

Diane Cleland

Ag Literacy Coordinator

                                     Doni Nelson (right)

                                     and Katie Rudy (left)

                                     Ag Educators

Ag Literacy Advisory Council

Our "Newest" Ag Educators: Holly Wakeley and Christy Youtzy 

Ag Literacy Staff