# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Agricultural Production Technology Task 492197602

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research technologies used in precision agriculture management.

Definition

Research could include, but is not limited to,
  • field mapping
  • soil sampling
  • tractor guidance
  • crop scouting
  • variable rate applications
  • yield mapping
  • computer-guided systems
  • UAVs
  • real-time data collection and management of geospatial data.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What new precision technologies are available in agriculture production that were not available five years ago?
  • What does GPS stand for, and how does it get its signal?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to introduce counter claims and to support claims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.