College

College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Department

Agricultural Education and Communication Department

Degree Name

BS in Agricultural Science

Date

6-2018

Advisor(s)

Megan Silcott

Abstract/Summary

Due to the increasing demands for the American agricultural industry to provide exceptional products at an increasing rate of production, as well as implement the practice of sustainable farming, it is imperative that more modern concepts be taught at a younger age (Ray, 2013). In order to inform students of advancements and the future of agriculture in the United States, curriculum and lesson plans should reflect this movement in industry in order to provide relevant information and maintain the highest quality of education possible. This project will provide a constructed lesson plan as one example of adopting more progressive methods of agricultural education, farming and understanding the importance of good soil health. This project’s lesson plan supports the concept of precision farming and aligns with the California CTE Model Curriculum.

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