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ERIC Number: ED015300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
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AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION IN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
MCCOLLUM, EARL
RAPID CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE REQUIRES THAT TODAY'S AGRICULTURALIST BE A WELL-EDUCATED ARTICULATE TECHNICIAN. COMMUNITY COLLEGES CAN CONTRIBUTE THEIR GREATEST INFLUENCE ON THE FUTURE OF OUR SOCIETY AND NATION BY OFFERING SPECIALIZED AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING FOR BOTH THOSE ENTERING THE FIELD AND THOSE WISHING TO UPDATE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL IN THE PRESENT AREA OF EMPLOYMENT. COLLEGES LOCATED IN AGRICULTURAL AREAS OFFER TECHNICAL PROGRAMS IN PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE. COURSES INCLUDED ARE SOILS, AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, HORTICULTURE, CROP MANAGEMENT, AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS PROCEDURES, WELDING, IRRIGATION, AND DRAINAGE. STUDENTS ALSO ENROLL IN GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES SUCH AS COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MATHEMATICS, PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH, AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS, REPORT WRITING, AND ECONOMICS. OTHER PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED FOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMEN, RANCHERS AND RANGE MANAGERS, LANDSCAPING AND PUBLIC GROUNDS MANAGEMENT, AND OUTDOOR RECREATION TECHNIQUES AND ADMINISTRATION. THIS DOCUMENT APPEARED IN "THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION MAGAZINE," VOLUME 39, NUMBER 5, NOVEMBER 1966. (WB)
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