In a previous AstroNotes column, I proposed a list of approximately 100 questions and topics suitable for research and inquiry learning in introductory astronomy. I claimed that all of these questions and topics could be addressed using farmer’s almanacs, and in this month’s column, I will briefly describe five such almanacs and discuss their suitability for use in teaching.

1.
Joe
Heafner
, “
Farmer’s almanacs in Introductory Astronomy I: 102 questions for inquiry and investigation
,”
Phys. Teach.
57
,
120
(
Feb.
2019
).
2.
Harris Farmer’s Almanac
(
Athlon Sports Communications, Inc.
,
Nashville, TN
).
3.
Farmers’ Almanac
(
Almanac Publishing Company
,
Lewiston, ME
), https://www.farmersalmanac.com.
4.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac
(
Yankee Publishing Incorporated
,
Dublin, NH
), https://www.almanac.com.
5.
Hagers-Town Town and Country Almanack
(
Gruber Almanack
,
Mercersburg
), http://www.almanack.com.
6.
Blum’s Farmer’s and Planter’s Almanac
(
Blum’s Almanac Co.
,
Winston-Salem, NC
), https://blumsalmanac.com.
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