Resolving Environmental Issues in Livestock Production

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Introduction

Students will utiliize the homework and material learned from the "Environmental Concerns in Livestock Production" lesson. Students will learn the factors that affect the type of manure handling systems, understand the types of systems available, preventions of water runoff, gas and odor preventions as well as recycling in livestock production.

One Period Lesson

Period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

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

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)
California Academic Content Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify the six factors that affect the types of manure handling systems.
  • Identify the main types of manure handling systems.
  • Describe the five preventions used in dealing with water runoff.
  • Explain the methods for preventing gas and odor issues.
  • Review the five main environmental issues of livestock production.

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