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Beef & Veal in the Classroom

The Pennsylvania Beef Council is excited to once again offer an assortment of high quality, easy to use educational materials at no cost to you or your school!  The Beef & Veal in the Classroom program provides financial support for the use of beef and veal products in junior and senior high school Family and Consumer Science courses.  It reinforces lessons about lean beef and veal selection, storage, preparation and nutrition. Learn more below. 

The Beef & Veal in the Classroom grant application deadline is July 1, 2014.

Program Overview

   Download program forms here:
   Beef Evaluation
   Veal Evaluation

For more information, contact Jennifer Orr at 814-623-2698 or

Grass to Grain

Explore what cattle eat! Test your knowledge of cattle diets and play Grass to Grain, an interactive game that shows how proper cattle diets help farmers and ranchers raise high-quality, great-tasting and nutritious beef you can feel good about.

The first-of-their-kind Grass to Grain videos were filmed almost exclusively by cattle.  When you finish the game, share your results on your Facebook page and challenge your friends to beat your score!

Visit to play or learn more here.

Beef Book Bundles

Beef Book Bundles - Find lesson plans and materials to complement "The Chaney Twins'" ag educational children's books.  The books, by five-year-old twin sisters Rianna and Sheridan Chaney, and edited by their mother Rebecca Long Chaney, highlight the twins' personal experiences in the beef/dairy industry. 

The bundle includes all five books: Little Star...Raising Our First Calf; Star Becomes a Mother; Mini Milk Maids on the Mooove; Cowgirl Up! Let's Go Ranching and Our Star Goes West.


Teachfree provides preschool through 12th grade educators with high-quality educational materials that supplement the curriculum. Resources can also be downloaded for use in the classroom.

Downloadable Resources & Activity Masters - Review our list of downloadable classroom materials, activity masters, reference information, and fact sheets on a variety of topics.

General Nutrition Information - Review this list of downloads providing nutrition information for you and your family.

Answers to Basics about Beef

Rubrics for Choose Well

Choose Well State Curriculum Standards for more information.

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