USDA: MS.28 : Opportunities in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (1,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)
This lesson will help students discover the wide array of job opportunities in agriculture within one government department.
USDA: HS.125 : Preparing for the Trip (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)
The USDA is the parent organization which does much for agriculture and houses many organizations under its umbrella. While discussing the USDA, tie it to the similarities of an SAE and how all the parts that make up the USDA are similar to the parts that make up a successful SAE.
USDA: HS.93 : Effective Listening Skills (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)
The government plays a major role in the agricultural community. Regulations may change quickly, and it is important for students to develop listening techniques to assist them in keeping current with ever-changing information.