ERIC Number: ED195815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Tobacco Production. A Unit for Teachers of Vocational Agriculture. Production Agriculture Curriculum Materials Project.
Hughes, Mike; And Others
Designed to provide instructional materials for use by vocational agriculture teachers, this unit contains forty-one lessons based upon competencies needed to maximize profits in tobacco production. The lessons in this unit cover such topics as the importance of tobacco, selecting land for tobacco, soil analysis and treatment, selecting tobacco varieties, soil preparation and seeding, insect and disease control, plant cultivation, curing tobacco, marketing, federal regulations for tobacco, and transporting and selling tobacco. Each lesson contains the following: (1) a performance objective, (2) teaching-learning activities, (3) supplementary materials, and (4) a check-out activity. Suggestions for using problem-solving techniques, resource persons, field trips, and audio-visual aids are outlined in the sections on teaching-learning activities provided for each lesson. Transparency masters of charts, tables, and illustrations are included in most lessons. (Related documents contain similar instructional materials on breeding livestock, livestock judging, feeding livestock, dairy housing and equipment, and corn production--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competence, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Marketing, Plant Growth, Plant Pathology, Secondary Education, Tables (Data), Tobacco, Transparencies, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky Research Coordinating Unit, Lexington.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 027 535-540.