SCHEME OF WORK
THEME 2: PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
WEEK 1 – REVIEW OF FIRST TERM’S WORK
TOPIC – HOW TO RISE CROPS
- What are farm crops?
- Examples of crops
- Cereals e.g. maize, etc.
- Legumes e.g. cowpea, soybeans etc.
- Tuber e.g. yam, sweet potato, etc.
TOPIC – PROCEDURE FOR RISING FARM CROPS
- Land clearing and stumping,
- Preparing nursery beds and sowing,
- Selection and transplanting seedling,
- Planting locally grown crops on ridges and beds in the school farm,
- Planting must be in rows with spaces between plants.
- Post planting activities:
- Watering mulching, thinking and supplying,
- Application of fertility/manure,
- Regular weeding,
- Staking (where applicable),
- Application of pesticides,
- Harvesting of mature crops.
- Post Harvesting Activities:
TOPIC – RAISE SCHOOL FARM (PRACTICAL)
- Prepare materials for planting,
- Prepare the land for planting using farm tools,
- Participate in the planning using farm tools,
- Care for the farm,
TOPIC – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (ANIMAL HUSBANDRY)
- What are livestock?
- Examples of livestock
TOPIC – REQUIREMENT FOR LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT
TOPIC – COMPONENT OF ANIMAL FEED
TOPIC – SPECIFIC NEEDS OF YOUNG ANIMALS FOR HEALTHY GROWTH
- Needs of growing farm animals
- Balanced food (mother milk)
- Clean water
- Adequate medication
- Clean environment
TOPIC – EFFECTS OF LACK OF CARE ON THE GROWING ANIMALS CARE FOR YOUNG ANIMALS IN THE SCHOOLS LIVESTOCK FARM BY FEEDING, CLEANING, PROVIDING WATER, BREEDING, ETC.
TOPIC – EFFECT OF DIRTY ENVIRONMENT AND STARVATION
TOPIC – HOW TO RISE LIVESTOCK (FARM ANIMALS)
- Construct a house or Provide shelter,
- Prepare or Buy the young animal to rear
- Provision of food and water daily
- Provide medication when necessary
- Clean the house regularly
- Routine check by veterinary personnel
- Removal of sick
- Sell or slaughter when matured
TOPIC – CARE AND NURTURE THE YOUNG ANIMAL TO MATURITY
WEEK 13 – REVISION/EXAMINATION