ERIC Number: ED303694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Agricultural Production. An Administrative Guide for Agricultural Education.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
This basic instructional guide for an agricultural production program is one in a series of such guides for agricultural education. It is useful in developing and selecting instructional material and implementing competency-based education for a program directed toward helping students to become proficient in animal, plant, and soil sciences and in farm business management and agricultural mechanics. Introductory materials include a listing of related Dictionary of Occupational Titles job titles, overview of the program, and description of the program. Course descriptions and content outlines are then provided for each of the three courses in this program: agricultural production technology III, agricultural production management IV, and operating the farm business V. A content outline is also presented for livestock production. These competencies may be integrated into the instructional sequence for agricultural production III, IV, and V according to student needs. Appendixes include a tool and equipment list, resources for livestock production, resources for agricultural production, and recommended facility plans and inclusions. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Farm Management, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Vocational Education
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060-2208 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
Note: For other guides in this series, see ED 301 671 and CE 052 017.