• John Deere Farm Business Management PowerPoints?

    Does anyone happen to have Power Point Presentations that could act as notes to help students better understand what they are reading in the John Deere Farm Business Management Books? I have been creating my own but i...
    Kristen Rutherford
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  • Marketing Plan Lessons / Curriculum

    Hello, I am a student teacher preparing lessons for a unit on marketing. I want to base my unit on the marketing plan CDE, but I've never done the CDE myself and am not sure where to start. Also, I only have 4 seniors...
    Meghan Lentsch
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  • Ag Business and Sales Class ideas

    Hi, I am having trouble finding content for my ag business and sales class. I've started teaching them various topics and they keep telling me the same thing- we've already learned this in the business class we took. ...
    Meghan Peterson
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  • H&R Block Budget Challenge

    Check out this free program sponsored by H&R Block to teach students about budgeting using a class simulation over several weeks. I am using this in my Agribusiness,Consumer Education course. The challenge is expl...
    Scott Fairfield
    created by Scott Fairfield
  • Does anyone have Ag Business lessons or curriculum?

    I am teaching an Ag Business class this year for the first time and I am struggling with lesson plans for my class. Any lesson or help would be greatly appreciated!
    Charmi Pommerening
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  • Checking in with the start of a new school year

    Good evening, and welcome to the updated communities of practice. Let's get some good Ag business management discussion going!  What are you excited for/nervous about teaching Ag business in the upcoming year?
    Parker Bane
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  • Agri-Entrepreneurship

    This resources offers twelve comprehensive lesson plans to help you introduce the idea of entrepreneurship to your students. Agri-Entrepreneurship breaks down the concept of entrepreneurship into 60+ minute lesson abo...
  • Ag Marketing Resource Center

    The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center has been working with the USDA to create a set of curriculum focused on all aspects of value-added agriculture. This curriculum covers a variety of topics including, livestoc...
    John Rasty
    created by John Rasty
  • Online Ag Course?

    Hello all,   I was wondering if anyone on this site teaches an online Ag course. Our Ag Dept. was just given the O.K. to run an online course for our Senior students. This class is generally focused on Ag busin...
    Matt Tripp
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  • Ag Econ Help

    I am a second year teacher teaching my first year of Ag Econ. All of the students have had the mandatory econ class required for graduation and know the basics (supply and demand, opportunity costs, scarcity, etc.). I...
    Megan Thurk
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  • Ag Sales in the Classroom?

    Does anyone use the Ag Sales CDE in the classroom for Ag Business?  How do you go about incorporating the CDE into the classroom?  Ideas and resources welcome!  Thanks in advance!
    Courtney Tingwald
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  • Packaging and Labeling

    My observation is coming up and I'm wanting to do a class activity in Ag Business. We are discussing Packaging and Labeling. I have attached a sample activity that I would like to do. However, If you done something si...
    Dawn Baker
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  • Co-op Work Release

    Does anyone have any forms that they utilize with students that will be released during the school day to work during the work release program? Anything that you have, I would greatly appreciate!   Thanks in ad...
    Christina Bissey
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  • Ag Sales Unit?

      I'm looking for an Ag Sales unit to teach to my junior and senior Ag Business classes. I have a few other sources, but I like to combine different units and seek out new ideas. Anyone have a good one? Thanks i...
    Alison Derringer
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  • Help with Ag Business class - John Deere book

    I am in my 2nd year of teaching, and first year teaching Ag Business. We got the John Deere books to use, and the students have the workbooks. Does anyone have any additional worksheets or activities to share to help ...
    Maria Funk
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  • Good Resource on Futures and Forward Contract

    MIT OpenCourseWare has lectures on Finance.  If you go to lecture 8-9 at minute 8:46 Dr. Lo will begin talking about Futures and Forward Contracting.  I have attached the lecture notes for this lecture as we...
    Diane Cornman
    created by Diane Cornman
  • The Informant

    Has anyone ever used/considered showing the informant in their Ag Business class? It has been several years since I have seen it, so I don't quite remember the quality (language/etc...) and I know that it is not 100% ...
    Kathryn Justus
    created by Kathryn Justus
  • Agriculture Business Curriculum

    What are you using to make Agriculture Business Curriculum engaging for students, less pencil paper and more enjoyable?   Does anyone use Agribusiness Decision and Dollars textbook?   Thanks!
    Susannah Miller
    created by Susannah Miller
  • Hiring and managing employees

    I'm starting a new section in Ag Business and I waned to do a job interview activity where one student is the boss and one is the current employee. Does anyone have a rubric or guideline? Also, I was curious as to if ...
    Dawn Baker
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  • Do you run a class business?

    I am trying to figure out a good way to set up a class business.  We are getting bee hives and are planning on starting a honey business.  I am looking for resources to organize my class into departments to ...
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