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  • Horticulture Today, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Horticulture Today, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): horticulture; today; 2017; 1st Edition; agricultural
    Abstract:

    An all-new option for introductory horticulture or plant science courses, Horticulture Today engages students with practical information they can use and hands-on activities they perform. Written by two dynamic agriculture educators, the text provides a contemporary overview of the horticulture industry, plus thorough coverage of plant science, horticultural practices, landscape design and maintenance, and integrated pest management. In developing an appreciation for the diversity and global context of horticulture, Horticulture Today helps students to develop literacy in Green Industry careers as well as the skills they will need to succeed.

    By: Jodi Songer Riedel and Elizabeth Driscoll
    Brief Summary: An all-new option for introductory horticulture or plant science courses, Horticulture Today engages students with practical information they can use and hands-on activities they perform.
  • Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): agricultural; mechanics; technology; systems; 1st Edition; 2018
    Abstract:

    Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems presents focused, technically accurate coverage of all major skilled trade disciplines in agricultural contexts, including construction, electricity, welding, and power systems. In addition, the text provides a wealth of information and resources on careers in agricultural mechanics and promotes a deep understanding of supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs) and career development events (CDEs). Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems has been designed to support the Power, Structural, and Technical Systems Career Pathway within the National AFNR Career Cluster Content Standards and has been correlated with selected state standards.

    By: J.P. Hancock, Don W. Edgar Ph.D., Michael L. Pate Ph.D., Lori A. Dyer, and W. Brian Hoover Ph.D.
    Brief Summary: Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems presents focused, technically accurate coverage of all major skilled trade disciplines in agricultural contexts, including construction, electricity, welding, and power systems.
  • Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    Keyword(s): principles; agriculture; food; natural; resources; 1st Edition; 2017
    Abstract:

    This comprehensive new text welcomes today’s learners to the diverse and exciting world of agriscience and prepares them for more advanced courses. Written by leaders in agriculture education, Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources provides a fresh, visual, and highly applied introduction to the systems and concepts that define modern agriculture, including food systems and natural resources. Reading and critical thinking skills are developed by several features in each lesson, including “Before You Read,” “Analyze and Apply,” and “Thinking Critically.” All of these challenge learners to research topics in depth and to apply what they have learned.

    By: John S. Rayfield, Kasee L. Smith, Travis D. Park, and D. Barry Croom
    Brief Summary: Written by leaders in agriculture education, Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources provides a fresh, visual, and highly applied introduction to the systems and concepts that define modern agriculture, including food systems and natural resources.
  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Video Clip Library
    Cover URL: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Video Clip Library
    Keyword(s): video; library; agricultural; agriculture; food; natural; resources; 2017
    Abstract:

    The Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Video Clip Library contains 30 new and original video clips scripted and produced by agriculture experts to enrich the student's experience with this new text. The fast-paced, focused videos will hold student attention and won't distract them with dated hairdos and fashion styles. Using the video clip library as part of your classroom instruction will help your students retain more information, generate enthusiasm for agriculture studies, and discover links between their agricultural studies and the world outside the classroom. The videos cover leadership styles, parliamentary procedure, agriscience fair projects and other topics that students will encounter in their studies.

    By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
    Brief Summary: The Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Video Clip Library contains 30 new and original video clips scripted and produced by agriculture experts to enrich the student's experience with this new text.
  • Principles of Floral Design, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Principles of Floral Design, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): principles; floral; design; 1st Edition; 2015
    Abstract:

    Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements along with the floriculture industry and its careers. It presents the various types of products used in floral design, before progressing into common floral applications and events. This text is also appropriate for students enrolling in the course for fine arts elective credit.

    By: Pat Diehl Scace and James M. DelPrince
    Brief Summary: Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements...

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