sustainable agriculture & food systems


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE & FOOD SYSTEMS is designed to help students obtain knowledge and skills in the diversified field of agriculture and food systems, including but not limited to; soil science, livestock care, horticulture, organic practices, dairy, land management, product making and marketing, agricultural mechanics, entrepreneurship, farmyard construction, HVAC, farm technology and alternative energies for agriculture.

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE & FOOD SYSTEMS PROFICIENCIES

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

  • Workplace Safety Skills
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Science
  • Animal Science
  • Food Systems
  • Building & Maintenance (Mechanical Science)

Technical Math

  • Modeling
  • Number & Quantity
  • Proportional Reasoning

Technical Science

  • Physical Sciences: Structure/Properties of Matter, Forces, & Application of Science
  • Life Sciences: Matter & Energy in Organisms & Ecosystems
  • Earth & Space Sciences: Earth Systems
  • Engineering Technology, & Application of Science
  • Biology

English and Literacy 

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking & Listening
  • Language & Usage

Global Citizenship

  • Inquiry 
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • Consumer Math

 Technical Art

  • Create
  • Present

Technical Health

  • Core Concepts
  • Analyze Influences
  • Communication & Advocacy
  • Self-Management

Physical Education

  • Knowledge & Motor Skills

Employability Skills

  • Attendance
  • Safety & Appearance
  • Performance
  • Workmanship
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Lifelong Learner

POTENTIAL INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

  • OSHA 10
  • Game of Logging Levels 1-3
  • SP2
  • Logger First Aid/CPR with AED
  • Forestry Professionalism
  • Logger Rescue and Extraction
  • Alive @ 25
  • UVM Tractor Safety

POTENTIAL CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  • FFA
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • National Technical Honors Society 
  • SkillsUSA