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One in four jobs in Nebraska are related to agriculture. With one of our main industries being agronomic crops, crop scouting is important to learn. This lesson will test the students' knowledge of all things pests and challenge them to identify the problem in a field. 
Subject:
Agriculture
Level:
High School
Material Type:
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Date Added:
07/18/2023
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English
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Macie Wippel on Jul 18, 01:50pm

AFNR.HS.12.3 Develop pest control measures to minimize the impact on agronomic and horticultural crops.
AFNR.HS.12.3.a Identify and categorize abiotic and biotic plant pests, diseases, and disorders. AFNR.HS.12.3.b Identify and assess local major weeds, insect pests, and infectious and noninfectious plant diseases.
AFNR.HS.12.3.c Examine the life cycle of major plant pests and diseases.
AFNR.HS.12.3.d Predict pest and disease problems based on environmental conditions and life cycles. AFNR.HS.12.3.e Identify and summarize pest control strategies associated with integrated pest management and the importance of determining economic threshold.
AFNR.HS.12.3.f Distinguish between risks and benefits associated with the materials and methods used in plant pest management.
AFNR.HS.12.4.d Observe environmental conditions during the germination, growth, and development of a crop.
AFNR.HS.12.5.b Evaluate crop yield and loss data and make recommendations to reduce crop loss.

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