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Florida Beef Industry

Florida Beef Industry

Brief Description:
Students will identify various breeds of beef cattle and recognize the impact of the beef industry to Florida’s economy in this lesson. They will research the history of the beef industry in Florida as well as the industry today and write a report on their findings.

Objectives: Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the significance of the beef industry to Florida’s economy.
  2. Identify breeds of beef cattle.
  3. Research and write a report on the beef industry in Florida from the past to the present.
  4. Read and report information about Florida’s feeder calves from a graph.

Time: 

Activity One: 60-90 minutes, plus time for research

Activity Two: 30 minutes

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