Involve planning and conducting an agricultural and scientific experiment based on hypothesis and the use of the scientific methods of investigation on the hypothesis. This may include qualitative, quantitative, experimental, descriptive and quasi-experimental research.
If you like to research or analyze, this is the SAE for you. You will plan and conduct a major agricultural experiment using the scientific process and discover new knowledge. As a part of your research SAE, you verify and demonstrate or learn about scientific principals in agriculture. Some types of research opportunities include determining if phases of the moon have an effect on plant growth or determining the strength of welds using different welding methods.