ERIC Number: ED112009
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Agricultural Careers: The Present World of Work.
Lee, Jasper S.
The booklet is designed primarily for use in teaching students about careers and the importance of work; it provides introductory information about agricultural occupations presented at the reading level of students normally enrolled in high school agricultural classes. Among the fundamental principles which should be taken into consideration when early decisions about agricultural careers are made, are these: Many occupations in agribusiness tend to be similar to those of other businesses from the standpoint of benefits to the worker, yet, in certain agricultural occupations there is a great deal of difference; the hours of work, fringe benefits, and methods of pay for farm work, for instance, often vary from routine industrial work. Further information is presented on the organization of work, the trend in working conditions, the role of labor unions, labor legislation, and discussion of labor market trends and the possibilities for small businesses. Two pages of questions for discussion and activities to perform conclude the booklet. (Author/AJ)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Agricultural Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
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