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ERIC Number: ED023815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1963-Oct
Agricultural Technology Opportunities.
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. Agricultural Technology Education Section.
Agricultural education programs available through North Carolina's newly created system of industrial education center, technical institutes, and community colleges are described. The information is for use by administrators, and teachers of adult agricultural courses and counselors of high school dropouts and graduates. It describes the need for and organization of career programs, short courses, and upgrading courses and the relationship of high school vocational agriculture to post-secondary agricultural technology institutions. Major topics are (1) The Importance of Training for Agricultural Occupations, (2) Agricultural Technology Education, (3) Specific Occupational Short Courses for Training Technical Specialists, which describes customs praying, nursery practices, and tobacco grading and marketing, (4) Upgrading Courses for Workers in Non-Farming Agricultural Occupations, which includes pesticides, poultry feeding and management, swine feeding and management, advanced dairy technology, fertilizers and lime, liquid fertilizer application, grain marketing practices, farm engine electrical systems, farm tractor hydraulic systems, oil burner maintenance, and feed mill management, operation, and maintenance, and (5) The Interrelationship of Vocational Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Education. (WB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Technicians, Articulation (Education), Career Guidance, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Educational Opportunities, High Schools, Occupational Information, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Program Descriptions, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. Agricultural Technology Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina