Goal Setting: Business, Personal, and Family Goals
By Kevin Rauchholz
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.
Weight-Volume Relationships: Void Ratio
By Steve Whitmoyer
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gradation - Sieve Sizes
This learning object introduces the student to sieves and how their designation is related to the aggregate size.