Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Digital Badge
Skills Digital Badge Collection
Click on each link to apply your STEAM skills in environments that create transferable workforce experiences within the following career pathways:
- Agribusiness Systems – Projects that includes agrichemicals, breeding, crop production (farming and contract farming), distribution, farm machinery, processing, and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales.
- Animal Systems – Projects related to the raising and caring of animals and developing more efficient ways of producing and processing meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products. Workers study genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth and care of domesticated farm animals.
- Environmental Service Systems – Projects involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and public health issues.
- Food Products & Processing Systems – Projects involved in bulk food production, the discovery of new food sources, the analysis of food content, and the development of ways to process, preserve, package or store food according to consumer needs, and. Includes those who monitor compliance with industry and government regulations.
- Natural Resources Systems – Projects that develop, use, maintain, manage, and analyze natural resources that include catching and trapping various types of marine life and work related to recreation, wildlife, conservation, mining, logging, or oil drilling.
- Plant Systems – Projects related to growing food, feed, and fiber crops, and the study of plants and their growth to help producers meet consumer demand while conserving natural resources and maintaining the environment.
- Power, Structural & Technical Systems – Projects that require applied knowledge of engineering, hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, power, structures, and controls to the field of agriculture in order to design agricultural structures, machinery and equipment.
Skillcoin Reward s™
Based on $40.00 Digital Badge Sponsorship
Student Stipend – $12.00
Impact Project Fund – $16.00
COD Network – $12.00