Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

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Careers That Count

Students will become familiar with many agriculture-related careers and the impact agriculture has on U.S. population. In researching and giving a talk about chosen careers, students will learn how important agriculture-related careers are.

Suggested Grade Level: 5th-6th

Time: Two – 40 minute sessions

Subjects: Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading

Objectives:

  1. Students will understand agriculture is the nation’s number one industry.
  2. Students will understand one out of every seven jobs in the U.S. is related to agriculture.
  3. Students will discover some of the over 250 careers available in agriculture.
  4. Students will discover the foundation skills needed for agriculture careers.