Production: Nut Production

Nut Production: AHS.8 : Skill Development: Employability Skills for the 21st Century (1) (PDF) | (PPT)

Of the employability skills listed in this LK lesson, describe how each would apply in this highly technical and involved industry. Use the systems design skill to discuss intercropping in nut production.

Nut Production: HS.28 : Understanding Self-worth (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Just as some walnut tree varieties are able to self pollinate, this lesson helps students identify their value/strengths in the real world.

Nut Production: HS.71 : Appreciating Individual Talents and Strengths (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Some varieties of walnuts have an efficient trunk and root system, but are not as productive. Growers graft the more productive varieties of walnuts on the sturdy trunk of another variety, enabling them to realize the benefits of both. This is much like working together on a team. Use LK lesson 71 to encourage students to appreciate the individual talents and strengths we possess.