Major Agronomic Crops: Forage Legumes

Forage Legumes: HS.93 : Effective Listening Skills (1,3,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Link the idea that nodes on the roots of a legume are very important in the nitrogen production process, to effective listening skills in building and maintaining a healthy relationship/ conversation with others.

Forage Legumes: HS.124 : Seven Roads to Success (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Just as there are seven career cluster areas in agriculture, there are seven major agronomic crops to discuss. Discuss this relationship with the students, and then choose a career cluster to connect with each of the major crops. Crops could also be changed for regional specificity as deemed appropriate. Suggested career cluster area to discuss: Plant Systems

Forage Legumes: AHS.43 : Identifying Others to Grow and Develop (1) (PDF) | (PPT)

Legumes not only gain nutrients from the soil to grow, but also give nitrogen back to benefit the soil. FFA members can give back to society by helping others grow and develop.