With this resource students will be introduced to a cooperative farm in Lubbock, Texas, where a group of clever cotton growers not only plant the fields and pick the crop, they own the nearby factory that turns it into denim, a fabric used to make some of the worldâ€™s most popular fashions.
With this resource students will be introduced to Scott Tucker owner of Maple Leaf Duck Farms. Duck is a specialty product thatâ€™s big in Asia and growing quickly in the U.S.
With this resource students will be introduced to Willie Nelson, a legendary country singer, who is using his celebrity to champion the creation and use of biofuels.
With this resource students will be introduced to Ralph Brokaw a Wyoming cattle rancher and Ian Anderson a California wheat farmer both of whom are using wind turbines on their farmers to save energy.
With this resource students will be presented with the question: which is best? - fresh, frozen, or canned products. Americaâ€™s Heartland correspondent Jason Shoultz takes a look at the choices.
With this resource students will meet Sebastian Braum an agronomist . In this video Sebastian explains his profession of how agronomists help production agriculturist solve problems with their crops.
With this resource students will meet Randy Oliver, a commercial bee keeper. In this video Randy explains the importance of the bees in agriculture, and the impact pollinators have on production agriculture.
With this resource students will meet Danita Cook a fiber scientist. In this video Danita explains about the variety of professions that a fiber scientist could be involved in.
With this resource students will meet Kathie Griley a Food Safety Specialist at the University of California, Davis. In this video Kathy discusses why she focuses on teaching food safety to future culinarians.
With this resource students will meet Ellen Zagory a horticulturist whose job is primarily to know plants - to know the names of plants, understand how they grow, and observe their characteristics.
With this resource students will meet Paul Squires a pest control advisor whose job is primarily to advise farmer on pest management, fertilizer management, and nutrient management for soils.
With this resource students will meet Nancy Martin a veterinarian. In this video Nancy explains her profession of how veterinarians help farmers with their large animals.
With this resource students will meet Monte Botten, a water and crop management specialist. In this video Monte explains about how water management impacts how crops grow.
After identifying technology in agriculture, this lesson will address current agriculture technology that is of current public interest.
Students become more aware of the media"™s role in determining what, and who, are perceived as being cool. Through class discussion and activities, students explore the differences between superficial and real "coolness," how marketers use cool to sell products, and how their own attitudes and perceptions are affected by media messages that reinforce specific messages about what coolness is.
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In the Animal Science course, students study large, small, and specialty animals. Students explore the necessary elements--such as diet, genetics, habitat, and behavior--to create humane, ecologically and economically sustainable animal production systems.
In this lesson plan from the Utah Education Network, students will read a summarization of Van Leeuwenhoek's life and work and answer questions to check for understanding. The summarization and questions are included.
This lesson plan guides students in applying the specific principles of the Belmont Report to complex case studies involving human participants as research subjects.
This lesson is designed to make future livestock producers understand what concerns the American consumer has when it comes to livestock production systems. Students will be given the opportunity to develop their own definition of "holistic livestock management" and learn the basics for utilizing these techniques. Students will also be brought up to speed on the most recent laws and regulations that impact the livestock industry and consumers.