|Agricultural Research and Development is the capstone course designed to culminate students’ experiences in agriculture, based on the pathway of study they pursued.|
Woven throughout the course are projects and problems based in practical applications and designed to develop and improve employability skills of students. Students will further enhance critical thinking and teamwork skills as they expand on content knowledge from previous CASE courses.
In this course students will learn to:
- Solve complex real-world problems
- Conduct research
- Analyze data
- Work in teams
- Develop new products
For more information regarding this course, please see the links below.
ARD Course Description
ARD Detailed Course Outline
Standards Alignment Matrices
ARD Course Brochure
Development of the CASE Agricultural Research and Development course was made possible by contributions from DuPont Pioneer as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.
80 Agriculture Speech Topics
|Agriculture speech topics for informative or persuasive public speaking engagements including 60 general agro education subjects and 20 theses. Use these sample education subjects to trigger your own fantasy.|
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I want to start with two nice lists for your conveniece on – what I call in this stage – general agriculture speech topicseducation ideas could be:
Animal diseases control
Farming quality controls
These subjects could serve as agriculture speech topics for an informative speech:
1. How to deal with the import restrictions on meat.
2. Solid soil and water management determines our future.
3. How genetic seed improvement works.
4. How sustainable grazing systems benefit nature.
5. The potato, food of millions of people around the world.
6. How to stop avian influenza or the H5N1 virus.
7. The 5 risks in the food chain revealed.
8. Your favorite endangered plants or wildlife animals.
9. How honeybees do their job.
10. Trends in agricultural productivity growth.
11. Renewable energy sources. Think about conveying info on biodiesel, ethanol fuels and other earthfriendly sources of biomass energy.
12. Signs of the foot and mouth disease and how to act on them.
Now a list of agriculture speech topics for a persuasive public speaking speech assignment:
1. Reduce farmer subsidies in the industrialized G8 nations.
2. Encourage livestock owners to adopt systems that improve productivity and reduce pressure to destroy native forests.
3. Natural and national borders are no longer effective barriers to the spread of unwanted pests.
4. Buy sustainably harvested coffees and help poor farmers.
5. Our forests can’t satisfy the increasing demand for wood and energy.
6. The import and export regulations on meat can’t be strict and severe enough.
7. Vivisection is wrong, or is it a nessary evil?
8. Most of the time pesticides can be replaced by alternative biological forms of pest control:
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