Agriculture

Overview of agriculture and the American agricultural system, including an examination of career opportunities and requirements.

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Survey of the use of computers in agricultural applications.

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Essential marketing functions in the movement of agricultural commodities and products from producer to consumer.

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Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including plant breeding, plant diseases, soils, insect control, and weed control. 

Laboratory activities will reinforce the fundamental principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including growth and development, climate, plant requirements, pest management, and production methods.

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Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock. Laboratory activities will reinforce scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock.

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Selection, use, and maintenance of hand and power tools; arc and oxy-acetylene welding; and construction materials and principles.

 

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Fundamental economic principles and their application in the agricultural industry.

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Evaluation and grading of market cattle, swine, sheep, and goats and their carcasses and wholesale cuts. Emphasis will be placed on value determination. Selection and evaluation of breeding cattle, sheep, swine, and goats with emphasis on economically important traits.

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Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands.

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Last updated: 03/19/2018