Agriculure Food and Natural Resources

Ag 1

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

This is the first course in the Agricultural and Environmental Systems career field. It introduces students to the pathways that are offered in the Agricultural and Environmental Systems career field. As such, learners will obtain fundamental knowledge and skills in food science, natural resource management, animal science & management, plant & horticultural science, power technology and biotechnology.  Students will be introduced to the FFA organization and begin development of their leadership ability.

1st 9 Weeks

Introduction to FFA

FFA History

SAE & Record keeping on AET Tracker

Parliamentary Procedure

Public Speaking

2nd  9 Weeks

Animal Science

More record keeping / Start SAE on AET Tracker

3rd 9 Weeks

Tool safety

Shop Safety

Introduction to Woodworking         

4th 9 Weeks

Natural Resource Management

 

Wildlife

 

Forestry

 

Introduction to soils and crop science

 

Summer project record keeping on AET Tracker