Evaluation and grading of market cattle, swine, sheep, and goats and their carcasses and wholesale cuts.  Emphasis will be placed on value determination. Selection and evaluation of breeding cattle, sheep, swine, and goats with emphasis on economically important traits.

Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including growth and development, climate, plant requirements, pest management, and production methods.

Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands.

 Fundamental economic principles and their application in the agricultural industry.

Structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants.Examination of environmental effects, basic principles of reproduction, production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates, nutrition, and pest