ERIC Number: ED419929
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Grassland Management. Instructor Guide, Student Reference [and] Crop and Grassland Plant Identification Manual.
This packet contains an Instructor guide and student reference for a course in introduction to grassland management, as well as a crop and grassland plant identification manual. The three-unit curriculum contains the following 11 lessons: (unit I, grasslands and grassland plants): (1) an introduction to grasslands; (2) plant classification; (3) botanical characteristics; (4) grassland composition; (unit II, soil management): (1) soil tests; (2) using soil survey manuals; (unit III, grassland management practices): (1) grasslands and the nutritional needs of livestock; (2) grazing management systems; (3) harvesting and storing forage crops; (4) wildlife management; and (5) grassland management plan. The instructor guide includes objectives, competencies, motivational techniques, teaching procedures, other activities, activity sheets, transparency masters, evaluations, answers to evaluations and activity sheets, references and teaching aids, and materials and equipment lists. In addition, 35 references are listed. A competency profile is provided in the front of the guide for convenient recordkeeping, and an appendix provides a glossary of 150 selected terms for conservation and resource use. The student reference contains information sheets and summaries for each of the lessons. while the Plant Identification Manual includes drawings and descriptions on grasses and grasslike plants, legumes, forbs, and perennial woody plants. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Animals, Citations (References), Course Content, Crop Processing Occupations, Field Crops, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Livestock, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; toll-free phone: 800-669-2465; http://iml.coe.missouri.edu (order no. 10-1201-I, instructor guide: $35; 10-1201-S, student reference: $3.75; identification manual, 10-1203-S: $4).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri