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.
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
By Steve Whitmoyer
Students read how to determine and calculate the dry density for a given sample of soil or aggregate based on the mass-volume relationship.
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.
Veterinary Respiratory System Drugs
In this interactive object, learners sort veterinary respiratory drugs into categories.
Gradation - Sieve Sizes
This learning object introduces the student to sieves and how their designation is related to the aggregate size.