Supervised Agricultural Experience Program Mrs. Sonia Aguirre Fall 2001 AGED 410 Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office July, 2002 What is an SAE? A learn by doing process. Agricultural students reinforce learning by applying skills and knowledge acquired in class and shop by means of an ownership and/or non-ownership project. Allows for student to establish short and long term goals. Types of Projects to Consider Livestock Breeding Cattle Market Lambs Breeding Dairy Animal Swine R Rabbits a b Poultry Crops Plants Cut Flowers Christmas Trees Ornamental Plants Mechanical Work Experience Forestry Construction Landscape Projects Benefits of an SOEP The development of stronger job related skills More Benefits! Possible entrepreneurship The opportunity to gain further knowledge The opportunity to more intensely explore the your chosen career area. Even More Benefits! Provides recognition through FFA awards Understanding of the economic forces of the market place Record keeping skills Things to consider before starting an SAE How will the project be financed? Does the project have viable profit potential? How will the student market the project? Getting Started Talk with community members to get ideas. Ask yourself- Is this SAE feasible in my community? Talk with your parents and Ag. Teacher about the goals of your project.
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