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ERIC Number: ED015241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 92
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FERTILIZERS SALES AND SERVICE. AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY - SALES AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, MODULE NUMBER 9.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE IS TO ASSIST TEACHERS IN PREPARING HIGH SCHOOL AND POST-HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY OCCUPATIONS. ONE OF A SERIES, THIS MODULE WAS DEVELOPED ON THE BASIS OF STATE STUDIES BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE. THE SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE IS TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR ENTRY AND ADVANCEMENT IN FERTILIZER SALES AND SERVICE. SECTIONS ARE (1) ECONOMICS OF FERTILIZER USE, (2) PLANT NUTRITION, (3) SOIL PROPERTIES, (4) FERTILIZER CHARACTERISTICS, (5) FERTILIZER FORMULA INTERPRETATION, (6) SOIL SAMPLING AND FERTILITY NEEDS, (7) SOIL TEST INTERPRETATION, (8) FERTILIZER RECOMMENDATIONS, (9) FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING PRINCIPLES, (10) CUSTOMER SERVICE, (11) FERTILIZER MERCHANDISING, AND (12) FERTILIZER INDUSTRY TRENDS. INTRODUCTION AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUES AND SOURCES OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ARE SUGGESTED. EACH SECTION INCLUDES SUBJECT MATTER CONTENT, TEACHING-LEARNING ACTIVITIES, INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS, AND REFERENCE SUGGESTIONS. TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE A BACKGROUND IN AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY AND STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE AN OCCUPATIONAL GOAL IN THE FIELD. THE MODULE IS DESIGNED FOR 24 HOURS OF CLASS INSTRUCTION, 26 HOURS OF LABORATORY EXPERIENCE, AND 50 HOURS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 000 632 - 000 644) FOR $7.00 FROM THE CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 980 KINNEAR ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43212. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
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