Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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1.) Identify career and entrepreneurship opportunities in the field of agribusiness technology.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Agribusiness Technology
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2.) Explain safety practices in agribusiness technology.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Agribusiness Technology
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3.) Identify software used for agribusiness tasks, including accounting, production management, communications, and marketing.

•  Formulating business reports from spreadsheets
Examples: budget, payroll, cash flow statement, profit and loss analysis, balance sheet, inventory, production records

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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4.) Select a database for organizing agricultural data.

Examples: agricultural data—production records, budget records, market data

•  Explaining relationships among data fields, records, and files
•  Critiquing methods for searching databases to retrieve information
•  Identifying devices for storing and transferring data, including flash drives, portable media players, and personal digital assistants (PDAs)
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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5.) Utilize software to produce an agribusiness publication.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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6.) Utilize software to create an agribusiness presentation.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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7.) Describe telecommunication technology for agribusiness settings.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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8.) Describe the advantages of computer networking in an agribusiness.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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9.) Explain the history of the global positioning system (GPS) and the geographic information system (GIS).

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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10.) Explain ways GPS and GIS units are used in the agricultural industry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Agribusiness Technology
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11.) Describe ways GPS and GIS data is merged with agricultural production records.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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12.) Explain ways electronic control systems are used in the agribusiness industry.

Examples: thermostat in poultry house, timer in greenhouse