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Agriculture Education

01011 – Introduction to Agriculture

Grades 9-12 – 1 Credit
Delivery – ITV Location: Hillsboro High School 

This applied course is designed to introduce students to agriculture, its applications, and leadership development as the core foundation of the Agriculture Education program. Individual units will familiarize the student with: basic mechanical theory and skills – emphasis will be placed on safety and proper use of tools and equipment; principles of evaluation and selection of beef, swine, sheep, horse, and dairy animals; soil and plant relationships that affect the production of food and fiber.

01012 – Foundations of Agriculture

Grades 10-12 – 1 Credit
Delivery – ITV Location: Hillsboro High School 

This applied course is designed to enhance student’s perception of agriculture and includes a study of soils, irrigation, land judging, plants, crop and weed identification, range management, horticulture, nursery, diseases, insects, and chemicals. This course introduces students to agricultural sciences with emphasis on technical skills, entrepreneurship, and occupational opportunities.  Skills in operation and maintenance of equipment, determining a bill of materials, construction techniques, metal fabrication, and joining processes of metals and alloys will be included.

Staff

Levi Reese, Instructor

Agriculture Education
levi.reese@k12.nd.us
701-636-2804