Agriculture

  • USOE CTE Intro Standard 3
    Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Agriculture.
    Objective 1 
    Explore the relationship and impact of agriculture and natural resources on the economy.
    Explore career opportunities in agricultural production and processing (e.g., farm, food, fabrics), horticulture, and natural resources.
    Differentiate between facts and opinions concerning agricultural production and processing.
    Explain how supply and demand of agricultural products affects the market place and price (e.g., the supply, demand and price of major grains such as wheat, corn, and soybeans).
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    Objective 3 
    Understand the relationship and impact of agriculture and natural resources on technology and engineering.
    Identify and demonstrate the uses of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and satellite technology in agriculture.
    Understand the economic impact and value of wildlife and rangelands related to one's community, the nation, and the world.
    Explain the dependence and interaction between people and natural resources (e.g., rangeland, wildlife, wilderness, soil, water, and air).
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    Welcome to our Agriculture Unit.  So many times we think of Agriculture as only farming, but it is MUCH more than that.  The objective of this unit is to expose you to the various aspects of agriculture and to increase your understanding of how broad it really is.