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Curricula overview

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Curricula overview

  1. 1. A Texas Curriculum for Livestock Education
  2. 2. Curriculum Focus Quality AssuranceQuality Assurance Character EducationCharacter Education
  3. 3. Objective 1  Ensure all 4-H and FFA livestock projects meet all food quality standards
  4. 4. Objective 2  Enhance character education for Texas 4-H and FFA Youth
  5. 5. Objective 3  Promote a Positive Image of Youth Livestock Programs
  6. 6. How to Use the Curriculum  Multiple delivery curriculum  Notebooks with Text Lessons  Step by step or as needed  Activity Based  Handouts and Support Materials  Understanding the Concepts
  7. 7. Eight Core Concepts Objective 1: Quality Assurance 1. Impact of Livestock Projects on Red Meat Industry 2. Responsibilities of Producing a Safe Product 3. Medication use/Reading and Following Labels 4. Animal Care and Well- Being Objective 2: Character Education 1. Six Pillars of Character 2. Purpose of 4-H/FFA 3. Purpose of Livestock Projects 4. Making Decisions/Goal Setting
  8. 8. Core Concept Objective 1: Quality Assurance Core Concept 1:Core Concept 1: Impact of Livestock Projects on Red Meat Industry
  9. 9.  Reveal impact of 76,000 market projects
  10. 10. Total Entry Numbers Market Swine: 32,617 Meat Goats: 23,821 Market Lamb: 11,349 Market Steers: 8,438 TOTAL: 76,225
  11. 11. How many pounds of carcass are there?  Terms & Calculations: (1) Live Weight, (2) Dressing Percent, and (3) Carcass Weight
  12. 12. SHEEP Ave Wt. – 125 D. P. - 53% 751,871.25 lb
  13. 13. Grand Total Grand Total: 14,185,412.15 pounds of carcass!!!!!!
  14. 14. What does this mean?  Livestock projects can IMPACT thousands of people!!!  Think about the CONSUMER!!!!  You never know who they might be……..
  15. 15. Core Concept Objective 1: Quality Assurance Core Concept 2:Core Concept 2: Responsibility of Producing a Safe Product
  16. 16. Lesson The Food Supply Continuum
  17. 17. Understand role and responsibility in the food supply continuum  ALL producers are affected by negative publicity concerning our food supply  Product safety can be compromised at any time in the food supply continuum Responsibility Citizenship
  18. 18. Understand role and responsibility in the food supply continuum Food Supply ContinuumFood Supply Continuum ConsumerConsumer FoodFood ServiceService Retail/Retail/ DistributionDistribution ProcessingProcessing HarvestingHarvesting MarketingMarketing TransportationTransportation ProducerProducer AttitudeAttitude From: NPPC, Youth PQA; 2000
  19. 19. Activity  Food Supply Continuum Puzzle:Chapter 2  Group Sit: Chapter 2
  20. 20. Lesson Understanding Food Safety
  21. 21. Identify potential hazards in meat products and appropriate preventative measures  What could potentially happen if a person extremely allergic to penicillin (or ibuprofen) ate meat with such a residue?  What would happen if a consumer bit into a portion of a broken needle?
  22. 22. Participation Ch. 2, Lesson 2, Activity 3 Broken Needles
  23. 23. Core Concept Objective 1: Quality Assurance Core Concept 3:Core Concept 3: Medication Use/Reading and Following Labels
  24. 24. Lesson Medication and Feed Labels
  25. 25. Exhibit knowledge of medication and feed labels and their meaning  Expiration date  Lot number  Dosage  Warnings  Cautions Responsibility Caring  Application Method  Precautions  Active Ingredient  Trade Name Read the Labels!!! From: NPPC; PQA for Youth; 2000
  26. 26. More Activities:  Reading a Medication Insert:Chapter 2  Reading a Feed Tag: Chapter 3  Medication Labels: Chapter 3
  27. 27. Core Concept Objective 1: Quality Assurance Core Concept 4:Core Concept 4: Animal Care and Well-Being
  28. 28. Lesson Administering Medicines
  29. 29. Knowledge of proper medication administration  Proper routes of administration  Differences in routes of administration  Differences between species  ALWAYS avoid major meat cuts (loin, leg, ham)!!! Responsibility Caring From: NPPC; PQA for Youth; 2000 From: SDSU Animal Science website Ø Ø
  30. 30. Activities:  Livestock Injection Sites: Chapter 3  Banana Injection: Chapter 3
  31. 31. Core Concept Objective 2: Character Education Core Concept 1:Core Concept 1: Six Pillars of Character
  32. 32. Trustworthiness #Be honest #Don’t deceive, cheat or steal #Be reliable Do what you say you will do #Have the courage to do the right thing #Build a good reputation #Be loyal Stand by your family, friends and country
  33. 33. Respect #Treat others with respect Follow the Golden Rule #Be tolerant to differences #Use good manners, not bad language #Be considerate of the feelings of others #Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone #Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements
  34. 34. Responsibility #Do what you are supposed to do #Persevere: Keep trying! #Always do your best #Use self control: be disciplined #Think before you act Consider the consequences #Be accountable for your choices
  35. 35. Fairness #Play by the rules #Take turns and share #Be open minded Listen to others #Don't take advantage of others #Don't blame others carelessly
  36. 36. Caring #Be kind #Be compassionate and show you care #Express gratitude #Forgive others #Help people in need
  37. 37. Citizenship #Do your share to make your school and community better #Cooperate #Stay informed; vote #Be a good neighbor #Obey laws and rules #Respect authority #Protect the environment
  38. 38. Participation  Applying the Six Pillars of Character: Chapter 1, Lesson 5, Activity 2
  39. 39. Activity •Trustworthiness •Respect •Responsibility •Fairness •Caring •Citizenship
  40. 40. Activity:  Defining the Six Pillars of Character: Chapter 1  Applying the Six Pillars of Character to Livestock Projects: Chapter 1
  41. 41. Core Concept Objective 2: Character Education Core Concept 2:Core Concept 2: Purpose of 4-H/FFA
  42. 42. Activity:  Understanding 4-H and FFA: Chapter 1
  43. 43. Motto Learning to Do Doing to Learn Earning to Live Living to Serve
  44. 44. Slogan Learn by Doing
  45. 45. Core Concept Objective 2: Character Education Core Concept 3:Core Concept 3: Purpose of Livestock Projects
  46. 46. Activity:  The Real Purpose of Livestock Projects: Chapter 1  Name that skill: Chapter 1
  47. 47. Core Concept Objective 2: Character Education Core Concept 4:Core Concept 4: Decision Making And Goal Setting
  48. 48. What is Success? Success is the achievement of something desired, planned or attempted.
  49. 49. What is Failure? Failure is not achieving what you desire, plan or attempt.
  50. 50. Activity  What is Success? Chapter 4
  51. 51. In closing………
  52. 52. Eight Core Concepts Character Education  Six Pillars of Character  Purpose of 4-H/FFA  Purpose of Livestock Projects  Making Decisions/Goal Setting Quality Assurance  Impact of Livestock Projects on Red Meat Industry  Responsibilities of Producing a Safe Product  Medication use/Reading and Following Labels  Animal Care and Well- Being
  53. 53. The Relationship between Quality Counts and the local County Fair
  54. 54. Where does it start?  Quality Counts starts at home (At your local or regional shows)
  55. 55. In Fort Bend County… 350 4-H members participate in livestock projects at Local and County shows
  56. 56. Major Shows 100 of those exhibitors, exhibit at the major shows State Fair of Texas
  57. 57. Question  If Quality Counts is just for major show exhibitors, what about the other 250 in my program on the County level?
  58. 58. County Fair Concerns  County Fairs also have to be concerned with the quality of products that are sold to buyers at fair time
  59. 59. “4-H and FFA start at home and so does Quality Counts!”
  60. 60. The Future of the Youth Livestock Show Program Depends on Us!
  61. 61. Thank You!

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