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By Dr. Ray V. Herren. 4th Edition.
A middle school text for students in agricultural education programs who are enrolled in their first agriculture or agriscience class. Topics include the history of agriculture, soils, plant structures, entomology, floriculture, nursery and landscaping, fruit and nuts, row crops, forestry, the environment, organic agriculture, animal science (including dairy and poultry), aquaculture, companion animals, ethics, biofuels, biotechnology, careers, agricultural mechanics, food science, and agricultural education programs. The text is illustrated with full color images that help clarify text material. Each chapter contains an insert that provides a description of an FFA-sponsored event that relates directly to the chapter topic. Each chapter contains student learning activities that help students relate the text concepts to real life and ends with true/false, multiple choice, and discussion questions to help evaluate student learning. 480 pages, 8-1/2 x 11. Softcover. Copyright 2011.