ERIC Number: ED127081
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
General Prospectus of Agricultural Education for Young Men and Women.
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dublin (Ireland).
Designed to acquaint young men and women with the agricultural education programs currently available in Ireland's institutions of vocational and higher education, this prospectus describes the educational requirements, facilities, and programs under the auspices of Ireland's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Specifically, this document provides information relative to: (1) general agriculture (winter agricultural classes; winter farm schools; scholarships at State and private agricultural colleges; the farm apprenticeship scheme); (2) poultry-keeping, dairying, and domestic economy (day classes; scholarships at private schools of rural domestic economy; private State-aided schools for young women; Munster Institute at Cork); (3) horticulture and bee-keeping (day classes and courses of training); (4) creamery management, butter-making, cheese-making, and poultry (course for diploma in dairy science; training of creamery butter-makers and cheese-makers; and commercial handling of eggs and dead poultry); (5) university degrees in dairy science, veterinary medicine and surgery, agriculture, horticulture (scholarship availability at Cork and Dublin); (6) advisory services (services provided by the Committees of Agriculture re: advice; special instruction in congested districts; soils; veterinary research; special subjects and publications); (7) agricultural employment opportunities. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dublin (Ireland).
Identifiers - Location: Ireland