Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)
There are two YA pathway programs to choose. Both programs require completion of the Core Skills and Safety Units concurrently with the applicable technical Basics Unit in the first year. The second year allows the AFNR YA student to specialize within that pathway depending on their area of interest and worksite placement.
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources YA Program Timeframe
- One Year AFNR YA Program = Required Skills (Core Skills + Safety) and Basics Unit from applicable pathway MINIMUM
- Two Year AFNR YA Program = Required Skills + Basics Unit + One Specialty Pathway Unit MINIMUM
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (AFNR) Required Skills
These units provide the employability, safety, and technical skill foundation for working in the AFNR industry.
These program units provide the learner with skills necessary to work with agricultural production or companion animals.
These program units provide the learner with skills necessary to work with agricultural plant products or decorative plants.
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (AFNR) YA Program Information
Audio Visual Resources
- Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Curriculum Revisions (2010). A 22 minute self-paced, audio Power Point that describes the changes to the Production Agriculture YA curriculum in 2010. The following documents are referenced in the Power Point and should be accessed while viewing this training.
Certifications & Organizations
- Center for AgricultCenter for Agricultural and Environmental Research and Training (http://www.caert.net/)
- DATCP- Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (http://datcp.state.wi.us/)
- DOI- United States Department of the Interior (http://www.doi.gov/)
- EPA- Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/)
- FDA- Food and Drug Administration (http://www.fda.gov/)
- USDA- United States Department of Agriculture (http://www.usda.gov)
- WAAE- Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators (http://www.waae.com/)
- WAC- Wisconsin Agribusiness Council ( http://www.wisagri.com/)
- WI-FFA- Wisconsin Future Farmers of America (http://www.wisconsinffa.org/)
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