ERIC Number: ED415390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Research, Education, and Extension Programs. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Forestry, Resource Conservation, and Research of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session (June 17-18 and July 9, 22, 1997).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
This document contains transcripts of testimony and prepared testimony from 93 witnesses who testified at or submitted statements to a Congressional hearing on agricultural research, education, and extension programs. Witnesses included U.S. representatives, administrators of colleges of agriculture in universities, representatives of Farm Bureaus, and representatives of various groups in the agricultural industry. The hearings revolved around a broad range of issues concerning agriculture, with emphasis on the benefits it has produced and the need to continue it and fund it as well as possible. Witnesses also noted the benefits to youth of participation in agricultural youth groups and the need to update techniques, research methodology, and teaching methods to use resources more effectively. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, College Programs, Educational Needs, Extension Education, Futures (of Society), Hearings, Higher Education, Research Needs, Research Projects, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Vocational Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.