farming and ranching.
Agricultural processing, products, and distribution
those parts of the industry that haul, grade, process, package, and market commodities from production sources.
Agricultural supplies and services
business that sell supplies or provide services for people in the agricultural industry.
the design, operation, maintenance, service, selling, and use of power units, machinery, equipment, structures, and utilities in agriculture.
means an occupation requiring specialized education, especially in law, medicine, teaching, or the ministry.
those professional jobs that deal with knowledge and understanding of agriscience.
to direct people, resources, and processes to reach a goal.
functioning in society in a positive way.
the skill of encouraging others in a positive ways
Cooperative Extension System
an educational agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and an arm of your state university.
Girl Scout and Boy Scouts
organizations provide opportunities for leadership development and skill development in agriscience and other areas.
delivering a speech with little or no time for preparation.
a system of guidelines or rules for conducting meetings.
a gathering of people working together to make wise decisions.
the president, vice president, or chairperson who is designated to lead a business meeting.
a person elected or appointed to take notes and prepare minutes of the meetings.
the name of the official written record of a business meeting.
Order of business
refers to the items and sequence of activities conducted at a meeting.
a meeting of the officers to conduct the business of the organization between regular meetings.
a wooden mallet used by the presiding officer to direct a meeting.
a proposal presented in a meeting that is to be acted upon by the group.
a basic motion used to present a proposal for the first time. The way to state it is to obtain recognition from the chairman and then say, "I move..."
a type of motion used to add to, subtract from, or strike out words in a main motion. "I move to amend the motion by..."
a motion used to refer to a committee or person for finding more info and/or taking action on the motion. "I move to refer this motion to..."
lay on the table
a motion used to stop discussion on a motion until the next meeting. "I move to table the motion."
Point of order
a procedure used to object to some item in or about the meeting that is not being presented properly. "Madam/Mr. President, I rise to a point of order!" The presiding officer should then recognize the member by saying, "State your point."
A motion to close a meeting. "I move to adjourn."