2013 - 2014 SAE Projects

Learning by Doing - A Supervised Agricultural Experience program (SAE) is a key component of agricultural education. While working on an SAE project, students learn to apply the concepts and principles taught in their agriculture classes to real-world problems and scenarios. A student selects an SAE project based on his or her interest in one of four areas:

Exploratory - Learn about the big picture of agriculture and its many related careers.
Research/Experimentation and Analysis - Conduct research and analyze information to discover new knowledge.
Ownership/Entrepreneurship - Plan and operate an agriculture-related business.
Placement - Work for a business or individual, either for pay or for the experience.

Examples of Members SAE Projects:

Restoration of old farm equipment. Approximately 5 percent of our members have this as their SAE project.
Job placement. Approximately 70 percent of our members have placement programs as their SAE project.

Entrepreneurship. Approximately 25 percent of our members have their own business as their SAE projects. This consists of raising swine, sheep, horses, and other animals.

 

County & State Fair Projects

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SAE ideas for projects -- (from the National FFA Website).

 

Roland-Story Ag I Class -- Financial Literacy Unit