# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Applied Agricultural Concepts Introduction

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction

Related careers:

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Agribusiness Systems

occupations:

  • Agricultural Commodity Broker
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Farm, Ranch Manager
  • Feed, Farm Supply Store Sales Manager

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Animal Systems

occupations:

  • Animal Breeder, Husbandry
  • Animal Scientist
  • Poultry Manager

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Environmental Service Systems

occupations:

  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Water Conservationist

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Food Products and Processing Systems

occupations:

  • Biochemist
  • Food Scientist

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Natural Resources Systems

occupations:

  • Fish and Game Officer
  • Forest Technician
  • Outdoor Recreation Guide
  • Park Manager
  • Park Technician
  • Wildlife Manager

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Plant Systems

occupations:

  • Forest Geneticist
  • Nursery and Greenhouse Manager
  • Tree Surgeon

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Power, Structural, and Technical Systems

occupations:

  • Agricultural Equipment Operator
  • Agricultural Equipment Parts Manager
  • Agricultural Equipment Parts Salesperson

The framework is divided into two sections: course content and related information. The course content consists of the tasks/competencies validated by industry experts as either essential or desirable (optional) for an entry-level worker to know or be able to do. Each task/competency is accompanied by a definition, a number of process/skill questions (not present in some frameworks), and various related elements that reinforce or are reinforced by its particular instructional objective. Following the course content section, the related information section includes unduplicated lists of various elements correlated with each task, supplementary information showing ways in which these elements relate to the course, and various general requirements for CTE students in Virginia.

Frameworks may include the following elements. Elements identified by an asterisk (*) are not found in all frameworks:

The following documents and Web sites are designed to enhance CTE course instruction in Virginia: