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Topic: Agriculture and the economy 

Agricultural Education

 Standard 1.  Understands the connections between agriculture and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the interrelationship of agriculture with the economy (e.g., employment, trade)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that agriculture and the economy are interrelated
     2.Understands how employment connects agriculture and the economy
     3.Understands how trade connects agriculture and the economy
   Benchmark 5.Understands the economic importance of agriculture locally (e.g., how the success/failure of locally grown crops impacts the economy of a community), nationally (e.g., how national imports/exports affects national economies), and globally (e.g., how international trade affects the global economy)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the economic importance of agriculture locally
     2.Understands the economic importance of agriculture nationally
     3.Understands the economic importance of agriculture globally
     4.Understands how the success/failure of locally grown crops impacts the economy of a community
     5.Understands how national agricultural imports/exports affects national economies
     6.Understands how international trade in agricultural products affects the global economy