Areas of Environmental Concerns in Livestock Production



The four main areas of environmental concern in agriculture will be introduced to students using a graphic organizer. Students will understand the 4 main types of waste livestock operations produce and the environmental impact of each type. This lesson will be the prerequisite to the "Handling Environmental Issues in Agriculture" lesson.

One period lesson

period length
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will identify the 4 main types of waste created by livestock operations
  • Students will understand the environmental impact of the four main types of waste
  • Students will practice identifying the four main types of waste in the industry.

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