Part of Course: Agriscience/Intro to Ag Model
Unit Overview / Details
This unit contains lessons on how agricultural commodities move from producer to consumer, the technology influences in all aspects of agriculture, public concerns about technological advancements in agriculture, and biotechnology laws and regulations.
- 5 Hours
Content / Concepts
- How an agricultural commodity moves from producer to consumer
- How technology influences factors such as labor, efficiency, diversity, availability, mechanization, communication, etc.
- Public concerns for technological advancements in agriculture, such as genetically modified organisms
- Laws and regulations concerning biotechnology
Lessons in this Unit
The role technology plays in influencing labor, efficiency, diversity, availability, mechanization and communication in agriculture production.
- Instructional Time
- 1 Hour
Benefits and Public concerns for technological advancements in agriculture and the implications that these concerns pose for entrepreneurs.
- Day 1 Instructional Time
- 1 Hour
After identifying technology in agriculture, this lesson will address current agriculture technology that is of current public interest.
- Instruction Time
- 2 Hours