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ERIC Number: ED014531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Oct
Pages: 6
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OCCUPATIONS OF OHIO'S VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE GRADUATES.
BENDER, RALPH E.
THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE THE OCCUPATIONS OF FORMER VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE STUDENTS. THE STUDY INVOLVED A SURVEY OF 1,315 STUDENTS FROM 88 DEPARTMENTS RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM 15 SUPERVISORY DISTRICTS. THESE STUDENTS WERE OUT OF SCHOOL 1 OR 5 YEARS. MANY SIMILARITIES EXISTED BETWEEN THE TWO GROUPS. ONLY 1 PERCENT WERE UNEMPLOYED. NEARLY 60 PERCENT WERE IN FARMING OR OFF-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS. OF THE 36 PERCENT IN FARMING, 60 PERCENT WERE IN FULL-TIME FARMING, 81 PERCENT ON THE HOME FARM. OF 34 PERCENT OF NONAGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS, THEIR JOBS REQUIRED MECHANICAL COMPETENCE AND GETTING ALONG WITH PEOPLE. OF THE GROUP 1 YEAR OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL, 20 PERCENT WERE IN COLLEGE, HALF OF THOSE IN A COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus.
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