Agriscience/Indian River FFA

Welcome to Indian River Agriscience! 

Classes currently offered:

  • Animal Science 1 & 2

  • Plant Science 1 & 2

  • Environmental Science 1 & 2

Current classroom projects

Animal Science 2

    • This semester we are discussing Livestock, Production and Exotic Animals

    • Some fun projects include making ice cream (Dairy Unit), poster on a famous horse (Horses), making goat cheese (Goats), Soap in a Sweater (Sheep), etc. Various visits from our farm animal friends!

Plant Science 2

    • This semester we have planted a variety of seeds and are currently in preparation for our spring annual flowers plugs to arrive. Approx. 3,000 plugs will be arriving after Spring Break!
    • Current greenhouse activities include:
      • Midnight Pearl Black peppers continue to grow and we are hoping they will be ready by the end of May
      • our potted dwarf sunflowers were just beautiful! 
      • watermelons continue to grow- we are hoping to grow square watermelons as they mature.We hope to place the fruits into plexi-glass boxes that students have created to produce square shaped watermelon.
    • Large pumpkin seeds will be started after break as well. We are hoping that these seeds will grow to pumpkins weight almost 1,000 pounds

Adv. Environmental Science

    • 2010 Jefferson County Envirothon Competition- Students are working in groups to compete in the county Envirothon on April 28th at the Thompson Park Zoo. Categories of competition include Aquatics, Wildlife, Forestry, Soil Science and a Current Issue Topic (Water Quality and Quantity) 
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