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Topic: Land management 

Agricultural Education

 Standard 5.  Understands strategies used in natural resource management and conservation
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands methods used to optimize the use of farmland (e.g., considering hardiness zone, soil type, physical space, topography, soil surveys when planning what to grow/raise, implementing crop rotation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how hardiness zones are considered when optimizing the use of farmland
     2.Understands how soil types are considered when optimizing the use of farmland
     3.Understands how physical space is considered when optimizing the use of farmland
     4.Understands how topography is considered when optimizing the use of farmland
     5.Understands how soil surveys are considered when optimizing the use of farmland
     6.Understands methods used to plan what to raise or grow on farmland
     7.Understands methods used to plant and implement crop rotation
   Benchmark 4.Understands methods for effective management for woodlands, rangeland, national parks, recreational areas, and other multi-use areas (e.g., deciding who should be able to use it, for what purpose and how often)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands methods for effective management of woodlands
     2.Understands methods for effective management of rangeland
     3.Understands methods for effective management of national parks
     4.Understands methods for effective management of recreational areas
     5.Understands methods for deciding who should be able to use land
     6.Understands methods for deciding how land should be used
     7.Understands methods for deciding how often land should be used
   Benchmark 6.Understands the impact of forest fires on natural resources and methods of preventing and suppressing forest fires
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of forest fires on natural resources
     2.Understands methods of preventing forest fires
     3.Understands methods of suppressing forest fires