Agriculture Business & Production

Skills Learned In Lab:

· Harvest and inspect crops by hand

· Irrigate farm soil and maintain ditches of pipes and pumps

· Direct and monitor the activities of work crews as they plant, weed, or harvest

· Operate and service farm machinery

· Spray fertilizer or pesticide  solutions to control insects, fungi, and weeds

· Move shrubs, plants, and trees with wheelbarrows or tractors

· Feed livestock and clean and disinfect their pens, cages, yards, and hutches

· Examine animals to  detect symptoms of illness or injury

· Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures

· Administrator vaccines to protect animals  from        diseases

· Stick welding

· Carpentry skills, including woodworking

 

 

‚ÄčAg Business

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 Plant and harvest various crops, operate heavy machinery, and care for livestock.

· Learn business aspects of owning and operating a farm such as assets, liability, and  profit margins

 

 

Articulation Agreements

 

· 4-12 credit hours at Southern State Community College, Wilmington College, and Clark State Community College

 

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