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Beef

Beef cattle provide us with:

a. burgers
b. steaks
c. bacon
d. a & b
Learn more about cattle ranching: Utah Cattle Drive


Pigs

Pigs provide us with:

a. ham
b. pepperoni
c. bacon
d. all off the above
Take a tour of an Ohio Pig farm and learn more about pork production.


Soil

Approximately __ of the Earth is topsoil available for growing crops.

a. 3%
b. 9%
c. 15%
d. 17%
Watch this demonstration to see how much of the Earth is available to grow food.


Sheep

Which term is used to describe sheep?

a. lamb
b. ewe
c. ram
d. all of the above
See how sheep ranching got started in Utah: Sheep: Utah's Cornerstone


Globe

What does agriculture provide for people?

a. food, clothing and shelter
b. entertainment
c. minerals
d. automobiles
Check out this PowerPoint full of Farm Facts!


Dairy

On average a dairy cow produces___ of milk each day:

a. 3 gallons
b. 5 gallons
c. 8 gallons
d. 10 gallons
To learn more watch the Journey of Milk.


Wheat

Which of the following U.S. farm crops are used in cereals?

a. wheat
b. corn
c. rice
d. oats
e. all of the above
How does the grain get from field to your bread? Check out the World's Largest Combine.


Barn

Conservation includes:

a. managing the soil wisely
b. protecting the air
c. keeping the water clean
d. all of the above
Check out this website to learn more about conservation!


Farm Field

What makes farming such a risky business?

a. regular income
b. easy work
c. unpredictable weather
d. good soils
Watch this movie about what agriculture provides and why it is so risky.


Apples

On average, __ cents of the food dollar goes to the farmer.

a. 11
b. 16
c. 21
d. 43
Check out this PowerPoint full of Farm Facts!


Bee

There are __ native bee species found in North America.

a. 300
b. 950
c. 1,500
d. more than 3,500
Check out this website to learn more about native bees!


Students

What are living things that can only be seen with a microscope known as?

a. microorganisms
b. microbes
c. microscopic
d. all of these
Watch this fun video, "Protect, Don't Infect" to learn how germs are spread from person to person.


DNA

Which of the following foods are most likely genetically engineered?

a. soybeans
b. corn
c. fish
d. papaya


Sunflower

The type of crops grown in a region depends on:

a. climate and soil
b. climate and equipment
c. people and soil
d. equipment and people
Use this climate map and this land cover map of the US to see if you can find a correlation between climate and crop growth in regional areas.