AG AMBASSADOR, RECIPE & FUN PAGE
Programs presented by our Ag Ambassador
The Modern-Day Farm Life
ANY GRADE - 45 minutes
Do farmers wear pin-striped bib overalls?
Do they walk around with straw in their mouth? Learn about life on a modern-day farm. We will bring parts of our farm to you; we'll even bag up some of the smells! Discover what cows eat, and how they are milked. An optional snack can be included when talking about what cows eat(Human TMR trail mix) - OR - we can learn how to make butter in a jar!
A Farm of Many Colors
KINDERGARTEN - 45 minutes
After reading through the book "A Farm of Many Colors", students will have a hands on lesson to learn more about Wisconsin dairy farms. Part of the lesson will be making a tasty and colorful yogurt parfait.
*Prefer to have (2-3) adults helping at the stations.
I Scream, You Scream
GRADES 3-4 - 60 minutes
We all scream for ice cream.... Students will learn about the responsiblities of a farmer by acting as a farmer for the day. We will work together as a Farm Team to be successful in our projects. If we are all patient, respectful and work hard, we will be able to enjoy the home-made ice cream that we all worked hard to get!
* Shh, don't tell the students the end product.
More Cheese Please
GRADES 3-4 - 60 minutes
Learn how Wisconsin became American's Dairyland, and watch a short video on how Wisconsin cheese is made. Students will put their tastebuds to the test as they play "Cheese Boozled" - trying to guess which cheese they just ate!
Homemade Cereal Bars
By: Jamielyn Nye
* 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
* 1/2 Honey
* 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
* 3 1/2 Cups Dry Cereal
1.) Line an 8 by 8 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside
2.) In a medium size sauce pan, combine peanut butter and honey and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla
3.) Add in dry cereal and stir until completely coated the press into lined pan. Use piece of parchment paper to press firmly down on the bars
4.) Refrigerate bars for 1 hour, or until ready to serve
5.) Serve with an 8 ounce glass of milk
Fun Finger Jello
* 3 Ounces of Jello
* 4 small envelopes of knox gelatin
* 3 Cups Water
* 1 Regular Whipping Cream
1.) Mix Water, Gelatin, and Whipping Cream
2.) Pour into a 15X10 Large Pan
3.) Place in the Refrigerator for 30 minutes
4.) Cut into fun shapes and enjoy
Cookies N' Cream Pops
* 15 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
* 1/2 Cup Chocolate Milk
* 1 Cup Chocolate Ice Cream
* 1 Cup Whole Milk
* 2 Cups Cookie Dough Ice Cream
1.) Scrape filling from each sandwich cookie into a bowl and set aside
2.) Add cookies to a zip-top, gallon sized bag and close shut
3.) Using a rolling pin, crush cookies into small pieces
4.) Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cookie crumbles into each popsicle mold
5.) Add chocolate milk and chocolate ice cream to blender and blend to combine
6.) Fill molds 1/3 of the way with the chocolate mixture
7.) Rinse blender before adding in whole milk, cookie dough ice cream and the sandwich cookie fillings and blend to combine
8.) Fill molds the remaining 2/3 of the way with the cookie dough mixture before covering and adding a popsicle stick to each one
9.) Freeze at least 4 hours before serving. Store in molds until ready to serve