This resource was developed prior to the curriculum redesign in 2015. While it does not align with current learning standards, it may have value as a content source. Teachers may need to make adjustments to ensure accurate alignment with current curriculum:

Agriculture 09, version 01 (Print)

This is an introductory course in the study of agriculture, with an emphasis on soil cultivation and the field work of farming.

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Module 1, Agriculture 9, version 01 (JAG9A) ** 7540001751 $20.75EA
Paper 1:How farming is related to land, climate, crops, livestock, and markets; A broad survey of these factors in the different areas of BC
Paper 2:The farmer's land; Acres and hectares; How soil is still made; What soil contains; Different kinds of soil from forests, grasslands, and peatbogs
Paper 3:Water in the soil; Soil as a place to store rain water; Movement of water downwards and upwards through the soil; Needs of growing plants for soil water; Irrigation
Paper 4:Air in the soil; Soil structure and pore spaces; Effects of weather and of farm cultivations on structure of soil; Using machinery and tractors
Paper 5:Heat in the soil; Effects of temperature on plant growth; Heat from the sun and the effects of solar, slope, water content, and humus contents on soil temperature; Heat from soil bacteria and from the fall of dew; How heat moves through the soil, and how it is exchanged between soil and the atmosphere
Paper 6:Food for farm crops made from materials in the air and in thesoil; How plants get compounds of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium from the soil, and the effects of these substances on the growth of farm crops
Paper 7:Other plant food
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Module 2, Agriculture 9, version 01 (JAG9B) ** 7540001752 $20.75EA
Paper 8:The needs for farm cultivation of the soil and the main effects of it on soil and crops; Ploughs and ploughing
Paper 9:Farmmachinery and implements; Power, from oxen to diesel engines; Tractors and various field implements; Indoor machinery; Electricity on the farm
Paper 10:Rotation of crops, to retain soil fertility and improve crop production
Paper 11:Similarities and differences between common BC grain crops; Wheat, barley, oats, rye, and corn
Paper 12:Forage Crops; Controlled Grazing; Temporary Grasslands; Different Varieties ofGrass; Clover
Paper 13:Farm cash crops, such as potatoes, small fruits, tree fruits, etc.; Relating production of these crops to soils, climate, labour and markets for the produce
Paper 14:Howto buy and care for a horse to be used for trail riding or other leisure activities; Review of course to date
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Module 3, Agriculture 9, version 01 (JAG9C) ** 7540001753 $20.75EA
Paper 15:How to judge the quality of various farm products, how to prepare them for exhibition at an agricultural show or fair
Paper 16:How to differentiate between farm livestock for various purposes, how to tell good livestock from poor ones
Paper 17:Agricultural pioneers; Work of a few farmers and scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the development of agriculture
Paper 18:Review and a brief look at the contents of Agriculture 10
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