By the end of this module, you'll be able to:
- Identify actions that can reduce biosecurity risk
- Develop a biosecurity action plan for a farm
- Select the most cost effective strategies
Biosecurity: Finding Sources of Disease Transmission Risk
By the end of this module, you’ll be able to:
- List four categories of disease agent sources
- Discover conditions when disease transmission is likely to occur
- Describe the means of disease transmission in a given situation
Biosecurity: Routes of Infection and Means of Transmission
In this module, you'll be able to :
- Identify five routes of infection
- Describe how diseases are transmitted in animals
Budgets and Business Analysis
By Kevin Rauchholz
Learners read an extensive explanation of the types of budgets most frequently used by farm operators, whole farm, partial, and enterprise, and complete a brief quiz to test their knowledge. Farm financial standards and ratio calculations are provided. Exercises complete the activity.
By Rick Buser
Interactive excercise to age deer by dental inspection.
Digital Terrain Model (DTM): Determining Contour Location
By Steve Whitmoyer
Learners read how to determine the location of a contour for a specific location given a TIN.
Digital Terrain Model: Extrapolation of Elevations
Students read how to determine the elevation of an alignment or cross section where it crosses the TIN.
Estate Planning: The Process of Transferring a Farm
Learners examine 10 steps to consider when passing on farm assets including financial security, partnerships, taxes, lease agreements, gifting, and treatment of heirs.
Fork Farms Hydroponics
Explore vertical hydroponic growing with Fork Farms and FVTC. We'll introduce you to what vertical hydroponic growing is, why it's important to our economy and the environment, and how you can get started.
Goal Setting: Business, Personal, and Family Goals
In the first section of this activity, learners listen to an introduction explaining the importance of setting goals in all aspects of life. The remaining pages list examples of goals and procedures relating to a farming operation.
Gradation - Sieve Sizes
This learning object introduces the student to sieves and how their designation is related to the aggregate size.
Implementing a Financial Record Program
Learners listen to an explanation of balance sheet basics for farm operations. They then determine how purchases should be listed in a farm record book and complete sample income and expense sheets.
Introduction to Financial Record Keeping
Learners read and listen to tips for organizing farm-related financial information.
Inventory Assets and Human Resources
Learners listen to an explanation of how to perform an inventory of a farm business. They then list their hard assets and human resources by completing worksheets that they save to their personal computers.
Land Survey Maps
By Bruce Cecka
Learners practice identifying land sections using land survey terms and maps. Feedback is provided at the end of the activity.
Math Conversions for Veterinary Technicians
By Laura Lien
Learners view the conversion factors within and between the metric, apothecary, and household systems. A quiz completes the activity.
My Uncle's House
By Rosie Bunnow
In this scenario, learners measure a roof to determine the number of shingles needed to cover it.
Prioritizing Capital Purchases
Learners consider whether to lease or purchase equipment based on return on investment. This activity is geared toward operators of a dairy farm. Two pages contain audio.
Public Speaking for Biosecurity Advocates I: Creating a Persuasive Presentation
Be the force to create a safer agricultural community by creating and presenting effective educational presentations. By informing others about biosecurity strategies, you’ll become a biosecurity advocate as you spread the word about its importance!
Public Speaking for Biosecurity Advocates II: Presenting Effectively
Sources of Credit
Learners examine the types and sources of credit that are available for operators of a farm or other agricultural business.
Veterinary Anti-Inflammatory and Pain-Reducing Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary anti-inflammatory and pain reducing medications into categories. They also complete an exercise involving trade names.
Veterinary Antiparasitic Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary antiparasitic medications into categories.
Veterinary Cardiovascular System Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary cardiovascular system drugs into categories.
Veterinary Dental Formulas
In this interactive object, learners complete dental formulas for various species of animals.