Agriculture

Agriculture

Department Details

Courses
The introductory course for the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster provides a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the industry. Learners will be exposed to a broad range of agriculture, food and natural resources careers, cluster foundation knowledge and skills...Read more
This course covers skills necessary for entry into employment or furthering education in an agricultural business. The course includes the study of business planning, creating and analyzing financial information, developing business plans, and using sales and marketing principles. Classroom and...Read more
This course covers economic principles that drive agricultural businesses. The course studies the production, distribution, and consumption of agricultural products and the allocation of agricultural resources. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural...Read more
This course covers skills necessary for creating and managing an agricultural business. The course includes the study of business planning, creating and analyzing financial information, developing business plans, and applying sales and marketing principles. Classroom and laboratory activities are...Read more
A course that provides an opportunity for students to increase awareness of the close ties among living organisms as well as natural and environmental concerns with the interrelationships of living organisms and the world around us. Students are exposed to careers related to natural resources...Read more
A course that provides students the opportunity to increase awareness of the principles of wildlife management and conservation. Students will closely examine ecological concepts, habitat management, wildlife species identification, and recreational opportunities that the environment and wildlife...Read more
This is a project-based foundational course to introduce students to the size and scope of food production, nutrition, and health, and the underlying principles. Students will define the food science industry, describe historical milestones, and analyze how the production, processing, distribution...Read more
This is a project-based course focusing on preparing students for further education and careers in the Food Science industry. Students will investigate the production, processing, distribution, and marketing of food to consumers. Students will apply the science associated with food and food...Read more
Plant Science is a foundational level course where students study the production of plants while developing a growers handbook. Areas of study include soils, hydroponics, plant anatomy and physiology, taxonomy, growing environments, sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, insects and diseases,...Read more
This course investigates advanced crop production and management topics. Students develop an understanding of fertilization methods, resource management, pest management, technology use, marketing, and world hunger. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised...Read more
This course examines the knowledge and skills used to produce and use floral plants. Topics include plant identification, fertilization, pest management, soils, and design. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and...Read more
This course provides an in-depth study of metals and fabrication with metal products. It also provides the opportunity to explore the careers in agricultural metal fabrication. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs...Read more
This course provides an in-depth study of metals and fabrication with metal products. It also provides the opportunity to explore the careers in agricultural metal fabrication. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs...Read more
Animal Science is a foundational level course where students explore the world of animal agriculture and develop a management guide for an animal of their choice. Areas of study include history and domestication, handling and behavior, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, reproduction, genetics,...Read more
This course includes advanced scientific principles and communication skills that build on the knowledge and skills learned in Animal Science. Topics include animal waste management, animal science economics, decision making, global concerns in the industry, genetics, and breeding. Classroom and...Read more
Introduces students to the basics of animal medical care. Topics covered include disease, parasites, feeding, shelter, grooming, and general animal care. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.Read more
Staff
Title/Position: 
Agriculture Education
Email: 
tim.negley [at] goswedes.org
Phone: 
308-537-3651 ext. 3112
Title/Position: 
Agriculture Education
Email: 
annalisa.mosel [at] goswedes.org
Phone: 
308-537-3651 ext. 3124/3121
 
 

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