ERIC Number: ED242885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Development Workers Training Manual. Volume III. Crops.
Leonard, David; And Others
This training manual, the third volume in a four-volume series of curriculum guides for use in training Peace Corps agricultural development workers, deals with crops. The first chapter provides suggested guidelines for setting up and carrying out the crops component of the agricultural development worker training series. Included in the second chapter are lesson plans covering the following skill areas: the agricultural environment, crop production management principles, units of measure, soil management and fertilizer use, water management, insect control, disease and nematode control, weed control, vegetable production, and traditional field crops. The third chapter consists of a series of technical resources covering basic vegetable production practices from garden planning through harvest. Provided in the appendix are skill goals and objectives, a supply and equipment list, sample planting instructions, a sample field notebook page, and an exam. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Agronomy, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Fertilizers, Field Crops, Guidelines, Harvesting, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Measurement Techniques, Pests, Plant Pathology, Postsecondary Education, Rural Development, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, Vocational Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers, Water Resources
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nellum (A.L.) and Associates, Inc., Frogmore, SC.