Introduction to Agriculture

Introduction to Agriculture

Length: 1 semester

Grade Level: 7-12 (Best for 7 – 9)

Credit: .5

Cost: $279

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This course consists of a variety of agriculture related subjects to help students discover and explore the many area’s of study and career opportunities in the agriculture field. ┬áThe course will explore Animal Science (Beef, Sheep and Swine), Veterinary Science, Leadership, Agriculture Careers, Equine Science, Farm Business Management, Agribusiness, Crop Science and Biotechnology. ┬áThe purpose of the course is to allow students explore many agricultural areas to help them determine what areas they would like to explore and learn in the upper level courses.

Lessons

Agricultural Careers: Narrowing Down Your Career Search
Agricultural Careers: Research for a Productive Job Search
Leadership: What Does It Mean To Be A Leader
Intro to Farm Business Management: The Meaning of Farm Management
Agribusiness I: Understanding U.S. Agriculture-Agribusiness
Introduction to Biotechnology
Crop Science: Wheat Production
Animal Science – Introduction: Animal Science Terminology
Veterinary Science I: Animal Cells
Veterinary Science II: Kennel Cough
Animal Science – Sheep Production: The Sheep Industry
Animal Science – Swine Production
Equine Science I: History of the Horse
Equine Science II: Owning a Horse
Animal Science – Beef Production: The Beef Industry

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