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ERIC Number: ED021067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Pages: 87
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Reference Count: 0
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CLUSTERS OF TASKS PERFORMED BY WASHINGTON STATE FARM OPERATORS ENGAGED IN SEVEN TYPES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION--GRAIN, DAIRY, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK, POULTRY, HORTICULTURE, AND GENERAL FARMING. REPORT NO. 27.
LONG, GILBERT A.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO OBTAIN UP-TO-DATE FACTS ABOUT CLUSTERS OF TASKS PERFORMED BY WASHINGTON STATE FARM OPERATORS ENGAGED PRIMARILY IN PRODUCING GRAIN, LIVESTOCK, DAIRY COMMODITIES, POULTRY, FOREST PRODUCTS, HORTICULTURAL COMMODITIES, AND GENERAL FARMING COMMODITIES. FROM A RANDOM SAMPLE OF 267 FARMERS REPRESENTING THOSE CATEGORIES 178 RETURNED USEABLE QUESTIONNAIRES DESIGNED TO DETERMINE PERFORMANCE OF TASKS CLASSIFIED AS ANIMAL CARE, PLANT PRODUCTION, LAND MANAGEMENT, HARVESTING AND PROCESSING, GENERAL MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, EQUIPMENT USE AND CARE, AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION. DATA COLLECTED WERE SUMMARIZED BY PRODUCTION AREA. RESULTS SHOWED THAT TASKS CLASSIFIED AS MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, ANIMAL CARE, AND PLANT PRODUCTION ARE PERFORMED BY LARGE PERCENTAGES OF MOST CATEGORIES OF FARM OPERATORS. THE NEED FOR BROAD HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS TO ENCOMPASS THE BREADTH AND COMPLEXITY OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND AGRI-BUSINESSES. A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND THE QUESTIONNAIRE ARE INCLUDED. (DM)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Vocational Education, Olympia.; Washington State Univ., Pullman. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: WASHINGTON