Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Analyze and explain the various practices of nutrient management on the farm.
Assess various levels of control within different integrated pest management practices including increased immunity to pesticides, food safety, sterilization, nutrient management and weed control.
Compare the practices of no-till farming to traditional soil preparation (e.g., plow, disc).
Identify what percentage of the United States’ population is involved in the food and fiber industry.
Compare the management practices needed for a commodity (i.e., production, processing, research and development, marketing, distribution and regulations.
Assess the impacts that agricultural science has had on meeting human needs and improving the quality of life.
Identify laws that affect conservation and management of food and fiber production in the local area and analyze their impact.
Compare and analyze the cost of a commodity to its production cost.
Analyze the benefits to the environment and society associated with alternative practices used in integrated pest management.
Identify the major cash crops of Pennsylvania.