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ERIC Number: ED010496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
Pages: 187
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Reference Count: 0
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND USABLE AGRICULTURAL SKILLS IN NON-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS IN APPALACHIA. FINAL REPORT.
DILLON, ROY D.; AND OTHERS
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND AGRICULTURAL COMPETENCIES NEEDED BY NONFARM WORKERS IN THE APPALACHIA REGIONS OF KENTUCKY AND OHIO WERE IDENTIFIED AND COMPILED. SPECIAL EMPHASIS WAS PLACED ON DETERMING THE POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUMS NEEDED TO PREPARE WORKERS IN AGRICULTURAL, TECHNICIAN-LEVEL OCCUPATIONS. SOME GENERAL CONCLUSIONS DERIVED FROM THE COLLECTED DATA WERE THAT (1) 40 PERCENT OF ALL WORKERS EMPLOYED IN NONFARM AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES NEED SOME KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN AGRICULTURE, AND (2) 2 1/2 TIMES MORE AGRICULTURAL VOCATIONAL WORKERS THAN AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIANS WILL BE NEEDED IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS. (GD)
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Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY.
Identifiers: APPALACHIA; KENTUCKY; Kentucky (Morehead)