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"Preparing for a Future with a Promise"

"Preparing for a Future with a Promise". NHHS Agricultural Education. What is Agriculture?. America’s Largest Industry. 20% of Wisconsin Jobs. Agriculture Means Farming. Doesn’t It?. No!. Agriculture Includes Farming. It also includes careers in…. Agribusiness. Processing/Distribution.

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"Preparing for a Future with a Promise"

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  1. "Preparing for a Future with a Promise" NHHS Agricultural Education

  2. What is Agriculture? America’s Largest Industry 20% of Wisconsin Jobs

  3. Agriculture Means Farming. Doesn’t It?

  4. No!

  5. Agriculture Includes Farming. It also includes careers in….. Agribusiness Processing/Distribution Horticulture Natural Resources Mechanics/Engineering And More! Research/Health Sciences

  6. Landscaper Agricultural Lawyer Agricultural Accountant Wildlife Manager Food Chemist Plant Geneticist Food and Drug Inspector Animal Nutritionist Veterinarian Diesel Mechanic Golf Course Sup. Chemical Dealer Lab Technician Livestock Buyer Tree Farmer Agricultural Electrician Floral Designer Game Warden Taxidermist Agricultural Journalist Agricultural Loan Officer Commodity Broker Study agriculture and you could become a…..

  7. NHHS Agricultural Program • Classroom Curriculum • Supervised Agricultural Experience • FFA

  8. Classroom Curriculum

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  14. Classroom Curriculum

  15. Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Program • A project, relative to agriculture, completed outside of the classroom. • Can be ENTREPRENEURIAL or PLACEMENT. • Allows students to learn new skill, earn money, compete for recognition (FFA Proficiency Awards), and earn FFA Degrees. • Current SAEs of FFA members include animal production, crop production, gardening, landscaping, mechanics, food service, woodworking, sales and service, golf course maintenance, wildlife management.

  16. Entrepreneurship Kathy Rieden, Senior Emerging Agricultural Technology Kathy developed a project in which she is conducting a research study on the effects of manure applications on corn at various times of the year on 28 acres of corn. She has worked closely with Extension Specialist Kevin Erb. Placement Bill Schwantes, Junior Turf Management Bill is currently employed at Badger Creek Golf Course as a Groundskeeper. He is responsible for routine course maintenance, course construction, turf and nursery care, fertilizing, and irrigation. EXAMPLE SAEs

  17. FFA OPPORTUNITIES • FFA is the largest vocational student organization in the world. • FFA is the largest, most active group in the high school. • FFA provides opportunities for its members to develop leadership, prepare for careers, travel, meet new people, have fun, earn scholarships, serve the school and community, and more.

  18. Be a chapter officer. Chair a major activity. Improve your public speaking skills Become a State FFA Officer. Learn leadership skills through an SAE. Attend leadership development workshops such as State and National Conventions, Made For Excellence, State Leadership Camp, Greenhand Conference, Washington Leadership Conference, or Sectional Workshop. Leadership Development

  19. Travel to many of the leadership conferences just mentioned. Participate in an International Experience to anywhere in the World!!!! TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES

  20. The Real Reasons... It’s Practical It’s Hands-on It’s Fun

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