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ERIC Number: ED205769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-23
Pages: 358
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Dissemination and Implementation of a Financial Management Program for Adult/Young Farmers in Vocational Agriculture Programs in Missouri. Final Report.
Denker, Robert; Stewart, Bob R.
In addition to an eight-page narrative, this final report contains materials and products from phase 2 of a project to develop, disseminate, and implement a three-year sequenced individualized and group instructional program in financial management for adult/young farmers in vocational agriculture. The narrative section discusses the four project objectives and findings/conclusions. These activities are described: dissemination of phase 1 findings and materials to adult educators of vocational agriculture through 30 workshops; teacher implementation of Unit I of the Farm Business Management Analysis program in 47 schools; development of Unit II, Analyzing the Farm Business; and identification of computer decision-making programs. Attachments include workshop materials, including evaluation; evaluation instruments for Unit I and responses; and Unit II. This 377-page unit contains 10 self-contained lessons with material for the monthly classroom session and on-the-farm instructional activity. Topics include tax planning and management, cash flow analysis, crop and livestock enterprise analysis, credit utilization, profit/loss analysis, and machinery, equipment, and building cost analysis. Major components of each lesson are review, objective, motivation, key points, introduction of information, group discussion, conclusions, announcements, social, on-the-farm instruction, and teaching materials (transparencies, handouts, etc.). Quizzes appear after most lessons. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City. Research Coordinating Unit.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri