• Dog Grooming at school

    I am starting a dog grooming business ( the basics) in my small animal class this fall. Mostly it will entail bathing, ear cleaning, teeth and nails, with minimal grooming. They will have to do advertising, customer r...
    Kim OByrne
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  • SAE Grants

    Our FFA chapter is working on starting a SAE grant for our members. We have set aside funds that will be distributed to applicants each year to start a SAE or to build/expand a project. We have only been working on th...
    Josh Christiansen
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  • Does anyone have a rubric for grading SAE projects?

    I am hoping someone has a rubric to help guide students with their SAE projects for class.
    Kimberly Shaske
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  • SAE in the Middle School

    When starting an Ag Program in the Middle school setting (6-8) how should I implement SAEs right away that first year? Should I require an SAE for each grade? And should I focus more on Agriscience fair or give them t...
    Georgia Simonson
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  • FFA Alumni Owned Land Laboratory - Looking for MOU between Alumni and School Division

    pplalMy school is very fortunate in that our FFA Alumni chapter owns a tract of land adjacent to our high school. Each student signs an annual waiver before they are permitted to visit the land laboratory. In order to...
    Ed McCann
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  • Hunger Games

    I have started reading the Hunger Games with my intro to Ag Class... at the beginning of the semester we talked about what is agriculture/why is it important/etc... I had anticipated using this as a wrap-up and to bri...
    Kathryn Justus
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  • Our district is piloting Senior Capstone/ Senior Demonstration projects and our department is looking for ideas to blend our students current SAE's to meet requirements. Does anyone have rubrics or sample projects we could use as a starting point?

    Our district is piloting Senior Capstone/ Senior Demonstration projects and our department is looking for ideas to blend our students current SAE's to meet requirements. Does anyone have rubrics or sample projects we ...
    Kathryn Dal Zin
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  • Managing a School Farm

    Hey all,   I recently moved programs, and my new school has a farm with barns and pasture for livestock. I come from a livestock background, but managing with students is a little different ballgame. I'm hoping some ...
    William Nelson
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  • Work Experience/Ag Coop forms?!

    I was hoping someone could share what forms they have students, employers, and parents fill out before letting them leave school for Work Experience/Ag Coop type classes. I kind of forgot about them, and I realized I ...
    Maria Funk
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  • AET and monitoring student progress

    We have started using AET this year and really like it.  I found several grading rubrics on this site as well and they will be helpful.  My question is "what is the easiest way to monitor student completion?"   I kno...
    Johanna Davis
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  • Bio Security and SAE Visits

    We are currently discussing what should be done with bio security for our SAE visits that involve animals. The majority of our students have SAEs that center around sheep, goats, hogs and steers. We are one of the onl...
    Tim Cunnien
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  • How to get students motivated for SAE projects

    I'm going to be graduating next year, and I was wondering what other teachers do to get their students to have SAE projects, and how they grade the projects. Thanks for all your help!
    Bailey
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  • Designing a new class... Individualized learning

    I am working to finalize what classes I want to teach next year.  This will be my 2nd year teaching, and I am trying to offer some new options that are Interesting and Relevant to the students. Has anyone had a class...
    Maria Funk
    last modified by Maria Funk
  • FFA/SAE Policy Statement

    I am trying to draft a policy statement for FFA/SAE and was wondering what you feel are must haves? Maybe if I could see some examples of yours? Thanks in advance.
    Tony Fife
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  • Intro to SAE lesson plan

    Hello,   I am a Agricultural Education major at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and am looking for some lesson plans or ideas on how to implement the SAE record books into the classroom.   Any ideas, activities or th...
    Melissa Nordboe
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  • Entrepreneurship SAE Product Liability

    I am looking for information about how teachers or states have dealt with product liability for entrepreneurial SAE students who produce a product for sale . I suppose it could apply to any processed product but I hav...
    Ken Couture
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  • Needing a SAE Recordbook Scoresheet

    I have seen a couple of these a year or so ago, but now as I am trying to wrap up and get SAE recordbooks graded this week, I can't seem to find a good scoresheet/rubric.   Anyone have any? I have seen the ones on he...
    Christie Joehl
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  • Needing a SAE Recordbook Scoresheet

    I have seen a couple of these a year or so ago, but now as I am trying to wrap up and get SAE recordbooks graded this week, I can't seem to find a good scoresheet/rubric.   Anyone have any? I have seen the ones on he...
    Christie Joehl
    last modified by Christie Joehl
  • Hunger Program as SAE's?

    My students would like to begin a hunger program by holding a hunger banquet and then growing food for donation to the Food Bank of South Jersey. We have a greenhouse and will be building cold frames to place in the l...
    Sara Cobb
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  • FFA Member Post-Graduation Eligibility at County Fairs

    Greetings - Our fair is going to do a review of our rules for showing and selling. One of the questions that has come up is how long we should allow FFA members to return to the fair and participate in shows and the l...
    Annette Weeks
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