Agriculture in Iowa

Iowa truly is a beautiful place to live. The farmland that covers our state is a key reason for this beauty. Agriculture in Iowa can be related to crops, animals, or fruits and vegetables. Iowa farmers play an important role in feeding the world. While agriculture has been a part of our lives in Iowa for a long time, it has definitely changed a lot over time! Scientists, engineers and farmers have learned a lot about using technology to change the way that farming is done. What have they learned? How has farming changed? How is it the same? Come along, asking these questions, and you’ll have Fun Investigating New Discoveries in Iowa. 


Classroom and Family Activities

And, every good explorer needs a guide to help them learn what they do not know. Explore this Teacher and Family Guide which includes:

  • Iowa Social Studies and Science Core Standards alignments
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggested activities
  • Additional resources

Funding for Find Iowa provided by:

Pella Corporation

Gilchrist Foundation

The Coons Foundation