ERIC Number: ED073231
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
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Manpower Implications of Mechanization.
Cargill, B. F.
The fruit and vegetable industry is on the road to total mechanization. The scientific and social communities need to collaborate as technological innovations influence manpower development and utilization. An awareness of the implications of technological advancement and manpower problems is required so that the U. S. fruit and vegetable grower can remain economically competitive and continue to supply an abundance of high quality food at economical prices. (Author/AG)
Descriptors: Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Automation, Career Development, Farm Labor, Food Processing Occupations, Innovation, Labor Economics, Labor Problems, Labor Supply, Labor Utilization, Occupational Mobility, Problem Solving, Rural Urban Differences, Social Problems, Speeches, Technological Advancement
American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085 ($1.50)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.
Note: For presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Society of Agricultural Engineers (Hot Springs, Ark., June 27-30, 1972)