Course will provide the student knowledge necessary to plan, produce, protect, harvest, and store commodity crops commonly produced in Wisconsin. Specific attention will be given to variety selection, seed bed preparation, fertilization, planting, weed control, insect control, disease control, harvesting, drying, and storing of crops. Late season field scouting will be covered. Harvest losses, yield determination, and Integrated Pest Mgt. will also be included. Commodity grading, sample collection, and the calibration of yield monitors will be covered. Field trips will be used to effectively reinforce the material presented in class. Students will demonstrate the ability to perform a crop profitability comparison.