Inventory Assets and Human Resources
By Kevin Rauchholz
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.
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.
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.
Gradation - Sieve Sizes
By Steve Whitmoyer
This learning object introduces the student to sieves and how their designation is related to the aggregate size.
Veterinary Urinary System Drugs
By Laura Lien
In this interactive object learners will sort veterinary urinary medications into categories.
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.
Introduction to Financial Record Keeping
Learners read and listen to tips for organizing farm-related financial information.
Budgets and Business Analysis
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.
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.
Weight- Volume Relationships: Dry Density
Students read how to determine and calculate the dry density for a given sample of soil or aggregate based on the mass-volume relationship.
Digital Terrain Model: Extrapolation of Elevations
Students read how to determine the elevation of an alignment or cross section where it crosses the TIN.
Veterinary Respiratory System Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary respiratory drugs into categories.
Veterinary Muscle Function Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary muscle function medications into categories.
Vine Nutrient Availability: How Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Soil pH affect vine nutrient availability
By Piero Spada
Learners examine how CEC, base saturation, and soil pH work with each other to define plant nutrient availability.
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.
Weight-Volume Relationships: Void Ratio
Students read how to determine and calculate the void ratio for a given sample of soil or aggregate based on the weight-volume relationship.
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.
In this interactive object, learners sort parasites into divisions and helminth divisions. They also identify affected body systems.
Veterinary Gastrointestinal System Drugs
Learners sort veterinary gastrointestinal medications into categories in drag-and-drop exercises.
My Uncle's House
By Rosie Bunnow
In this scenario, learners measure a roof to determine the number of shingles needed to cover it.
Weight-Volume Relationships: Introduction to a 3-Phase Diagram
In this animated activity, students read about weight-volume relationships within a given sample of soil or aggregate. They complete problems using a 3-phase diagram.
Veterinary Nervous System Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary nervous system drugs into categories.
Veterinary Cardiovascular System Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary cardiovascular system drugs into categories.
Weight-Volume Relationships: Dry Unit Weight
Students read how to determine and calculate the dry unit weight for a given sample of soil or aggregate based on the weight-volume relationship.