ERIC Number: EJ456356
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The Alternative-Conventional Agriculture Debate: Where Do Agricultural Faculty Stand?
Beus, Curtis E.; Dunlap, Riley E.
Rural Sociology, v57 n3 p363-80 Fall 1992
Analyzes survey data on attitudes of university agriculture faculty, farmers, and advocacy groups regarding traditional versus alternative agriculture. Data examined for differences in age, sex, education, department, and farm background. Suggests faculty beliefs generally more traditional than farmers but less than conventional-agriculture proponents. Explores implications for education. (TES)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Agribusiness, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Trends, Conservation (Environment), Farm Management, Farmers, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Land Grant Universities, Land Use, Sex Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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