ONTARIO SCHOOL DISTRICT

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1

(Year)

Would you like to have fun and excitement in the classroom? Plus a chance to win Cash and/or Scholarships? Well this is your chance to do all of that, and more. In this class you will learn about the following areas: livestock, crop, computer technology, leadership skills, parliamentary procedure, tractor driving, and greenhouse activities. 

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2

(Year)

Pre: Ag I or Instructor Approval

This course is a study of the basic principles of livestock science, and crop science including: computer technology, leadership, skills in public speaking, parliamentary procedure, and greenhouse activities. An opportunity will be provided for each student to explore agricultural careers related to the areas studied. If the student completes one full year of Agricultural Science and Technology 2, he/she will receive .5 credit Science and .5 credit elective.. 

INTRODUCTORY AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP 1

(Semester)

You will learn many leadership and work skills in this class in addition to having a fun time socializing and competing. Be organized, learn how to problem solve, develop social skills, speech skills, parliamentary procedure, contest skills, interview and application skills, chapter operations, banquet preparation, and scholarship applications. Leadership in Agriculture meets requirements for high school leadership. 

ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL LEADERSHIP 2

(Semester)

Pre: Intro to Ag. Leadership or Instructor Approval

Here is another fun upbeat way to get your leadership credit. This class prepares you for research papers, speeches, parliamentary procedure topics, and sales and service contests. Time to work on filling out Proficiency Applications, Scholarship Applications, and the banquet preparation in the spring are possible through this class. 

Farm Business Management Course Description

FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

(Semester)

Pre: Instructor Approval

Interested in finance and management? This class will teach you the needed skills to manage a productive business. The class will go over record keeping, business management decision making, and general business activities using the computer. By using the computer you will go into a basic farm business management computer program that is being used in the community and being taught by the college.

CURRENT ISSUES IN AG

(Semester)

Pre: Instructor Approval 1 Free TVCC College Credit

Do you like to study controversial issues? Many of the current issues in agriculture are very interesting and fun to study. This course is designed to cover the many current issues facing Agriculture in today‚Äôs society. Both sides of each issue will be covered. 

AG MARKETING

(Semester)

Pre: Instructor Approval. 3 Free TVCC College Credits

This class will enhance your job skills giving you life skills you need for the work field. Sales and Service is included in 3/4 or more of the jobs in the workforce. Learn the skills of sales, service, advertising, customer relations, and interviewing, to strengthen your job placement skills in the future. The organization and functions of domestic and international markets, market channels for various agricultural commodities, role of agribusiness, cooperatives, and government in marketing decisions are all topics covered. The futures market as well as forward contraction is discussed in full detail.