Important: Due to the seasonal nature of this course, we recommend that students registering during Semester 1 opt to take this course for the full school year.
Field Crop 10 is part of the PAA curriculum. Field Crop 10 focuses on Field Crop Operation and Care, and covers topics such as Soil Sampling, Maintaining and Operating Harvesting Equipment, Sample Collection Methods and Interpersonal and Communication skills. The course consists of 30-40 assignments that are hosted online, a Resource Binder final project, and performing hands-on skills from the course.
Students also need to prepare videos of the course skills, and submit them to their instructor. Students will need access to machinery and facilities for the skill demonstrations.
Resources Supplied by the DLC
Resources Obtained by Student
Video recording equipment (a smart phone or tablet would be sufficient
Access to a farm to record videos and practice skills
Suggested Career Pathways
Crop Scout, Farm Chemical Rep, Soil Sampler, Machinery Dealer