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Ag. Power Technology (9th - 12th Grade)

This course is designed for students entering into the Ag program after taking Middle School intro to Agriculture course (Which is not required). Students will see more of the mechanical side of the program rather than the science part. Course contents includes ag and shop safety, electricity, welding processes, power and machinery and careers in each. Students will also spend time with FFA and SAE's in class. Ag Science is a prerequisite to all courses offered by the Agriculture program.

Ag. Science (10th - 12th Grade)

Course work includes basic instruction in animal sciences, plant sciences, horticulture, agriculture mechanics technologies, FFA, SAE, leadership skills and an overview of agriculture career opportunities. Ag Power Technology is a prerequisite to all the courses offered by the agriculture program.

Ag. Welding I (10th - 12th Grade)

This course is offered to provide students knowledge and skill in the area of metal fabrication. Emphasis is placed on all the welding processes commonly used in the Ag Industry. Time will be split between the classroom and the lab. The classroom time will cover metallurgy, personal safety, joint design, welding machines, accessories, and welding processes. The lab is where students will learn and perfect the skill component of the course. Part of the second semester will provide time for students to construct individual metal projects, which utilize the skills learned. Ag Science or Ag Power is prerequisite.

Small Gas Engines (11th - 12th Grade)

Students will explore career options in small gas engines, safety in the small gas engine shop, tools and measuring instruments, fasteners, sealants, and gaskets, two-Cycle and four cycle engines.

Ag. Welding II (11th - 12th Grade)

This course if offered to provide students knowledge and skill in the are of metal fabrication. Emphasis is placed on all the welding processes commonly used in the Ag Industry. A majority of the class time is for students to construct individual metal projects, which utilize the skill learned in Ag Power Technology and Ag Welding I.

 

Ag. Fabrication (12th Grade)

Instructor Permission.This course is offered to provide students knowledge and skills in the area of metal fabrication. This class is very similar to Ag Welding II in that they will spend a majority of the year in project construction. Students will construct projects on a production level. Time will also be spent on marketing metal projects for sale.

     

Ag. Business & Economic (11th - 12th Grade)

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of agriculture business management. Areas of study include entrepreneurship, salesmanship, use and management of resources, commodity marketing, global economy, debt management, farm record keeping, insurance and investments and several other topics. This course will provide career and leadership opportunities that will enable the student to further their education or begin a career in or out of the agricultural industry.