ERIC Number: ED039346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Feb
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Farm Crop Production Technology: Field and Forage Crop and Fruit and Vine Production Options. A Suggested 2-Year Post High School Curriculum.
Division of Vocational and Technical Education, BAVT.
Prepared by a junior college under contract with the Office of Education, the curriculum materials are designed to assist school administrators, advisory committees, supervisors, and teachers in developing or evaluating postsecondary programs in farm crop production technology. Information was gathered by visits to the important farm regions and to outstanding schools with technician programs, and consultations with teachers, administrators, and representatives of private business and farming. Included in the guide are: (1) suggested course outlines with course descriptions and examples of texts and references, (2) information on the sequence of technical education procedure, (3) laboratory layouts with equipment and cost, (4) discussion of land requirements, (5) sections on the library and its use, the faculty, and student selection and services, (6) a selected list of scientific, trade, and technical societies, (7) summary of costs for the curriculum options, and (8) a bibliography. Curriculum outlines and course descriptions are provided for the Field and Forage Crop Production and the Fruit and Vine Production options. Course outlines are included for: (1) Technical Specialty Crops, (2) Auxiliary and Supporting Technical Courses, (3) Mathematics and Science Courses, and (4) General Courses. A selected list of professional and technical societies and organizations concerned with crop and fruit production is appended. (SB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Technicians, Bibliographies, Curriculum Guides, Educational Facilities, Farm Management, Farm Occupations, Field Crops, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS5.280:81016, $1.50)
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Authoring Institution: Division of Vocational and Technical Education, BAVT.