ERIC Number: ED205769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-23
Reference Count: 0
Dissemination and Implementation of a Financial Management Program for Adult/Young Farmers in Vocational Agriculture Programs in Missouri. Final Report.
Denker, Robert; Stewart, Bob R.
In addition to an eight-page narrative, this final report contains materials and products from phase 2 of a project to develop, disseminate, and implement a three-year sequenced individualized and group instructional program in financial management for adult/young farmers in vocational agriculture. The narrative section discusses the four project objectives and findings/conclusions. These activities are described: dissemination of phase 1 findings and materials to adult educators of vocational agriculture through 30 workshops; teacher implementation of Unit I of the Farm Business Management Analysis program in 47 schools; development of Unit II, Analyzing the Farm Business; and identification of computer decision-making programs. Attachments include workshop materials, including evaluation; evaluation instruments for Unit I and responses; and Unit II. This 377-page unit contains 10 self-contained lessons with material for the monthly classroom session and on-the-farm instructional activity. Topics include tax planning and management, cash flow analysis, crop and livestock enterprise analysis, credit utilization, profit/loss analysis, and machinery, equipment, and building cost analysis. Major components of each lesson are review, objective, motivation, key points, introduction of information, group discussion, conclusions, announcements, social, on-the-farm instruction, and teaching materials (transparencies, handouts, etc.). Quizzes appear after most lessons. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Farmer Education, Adult Vocational Education, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Development, Farm Accounts, Farm Management, Individualized Instruction, Information Dissemination, Money Management, Program Development, Supervised Farm Practice, Tests, Units of Study, Workshops, Young Farmer Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City. Research Coordinating Unit.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Agricultural Education.