ERIC Number: ED195814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Corn Production. A Unit for Teachers of Vocational Agriculture. Production Agriculture Curriculum Materials Project.
Grace, Clyde, Jr.
Designed to provide instructional materials for use by vocational agriculture teachers, this unit contains nine lessons based upon competencies needed to maximize profits in corn production. The lessons cover opportunities for growing corn; seed selection; seedbed preparation; planting methods and practices; fertilizer rates and application; weeds, insects, and diseases of corn; harvesting and storing corn; marketing corn; and production economics. Each lesson contains the following: (1) a performance objective, (2) teaching-learning activities (including technical content), (3) supplementary materials (including transparency masters and lists of references), and (4) check-out activities. Suggestions for using problem-solving procedures, 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 each lesson. (Related documents contain similar instructional materials on breeding livestock, livestock judging, feeding livestock, dairy housing and equipment, and tobacco production--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competence, Grains (Food), Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Marketing, Plant Growth, Plant Pathology, Secondary Education, Transparencies, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky Research Coordinating Unit, Lexington.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Div. of Vocational Education.