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Foundational Agriculture Lessons

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Some subscribers have asked us for a list of lessons suitable for introductory agriculture classes. We realize your needs will vary, depending on the makeup of your class and interests of your students. Here are some suggestions for foundational lessons from several lesson libraries. Many more lessons (almost 1,300 in all) are available in these libraries.

Ag Careers

General Agriculture Career Topics

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Ag Issues

Understanding Ag Issues Animal Issues Food Safety Issues Environmental Issues Agricultural Policy Issues Economy and Trade Issues Ag and Biotechnology Issues Agricultural Career Issues

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Agribusiness

Starting a Small Business Overview of U.S. Agribusiness Financial Planning Business Decisions Organizations Making Credit Decisions Business Risk and Liability Government Programs

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Aquaculture

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Biotechnology

Understanding Biotechnology

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Crop Science

Plant Science

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Equine

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Farm Management

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FFA & Leadership

Personal Finance Lessons Leadership Lessons Ethical Communication Skills National FFA Lessons

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Food Science

Beginning Food Science Lessons Food Production and Processing Food Production Safeguards

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Horticulture

Floriculture Hydroponics Garden Preparation

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Large Animal Science

General Large Animal Science Swine Sheep Beef Beef and Dairy Dairy Evaluation and Exhibition

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Marketing Library

Understanding Markets - Introductory

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Natural Resource Systems

Natural Science Wildlife Agriculture and Environment Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources Forest Management

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Organic

Basic Concepts

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Poultry Science

Introduction Poultry Science Poultry Production Systems

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Risk Management

Understanding Risk Management Managing Production Risks Managing Legal and Financial Risks

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Small Animal Science

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Vet Science

Basic Systems Health and Nutrition Diseases

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