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Basche, Andrea; Krupek, Fernanda Souza; Chatterjee, Nilovna; Speth, Carol – Natural Sciences Education, 2021
As agriculture increasingly moves into a digital realm, it is important for future professionals to gain experience with predictive and computer-based technologies. Farm simulation platforms can be efficient tools for crop management and natural resources courses, yet limited research has demonstrated their efficacy in undergraduate education. We…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Undergraduate Students, Farm Management, Agricultural Skills
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Laurent, Anabelle; Lyu, Xiaodan; Kyveryga, Peter; Makowski, David; Hofmann, Heike; Miguez, Fernando – Research Synthesis Methods, 2021
The on-farm research network concept enables a group of farmers to test new agricultural management practices under local conditions with support from local researchers or agronomists. Different on-farm trials based on the same experimental design are conducted over several years and sites to test the effectiveness of different innovative…
Descriptors: Data, Visual Aids, Data Analysis, Synthesis
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Tarekegne, Chalachew; Wesselink, Renate; Biemans, Harm J. A.; Mulder, Martin – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2021
Purpose: Enhancing the relevance of rural extension services requires aligning extension education to the roles, tasks, activities and competencies of smallholder farmers. The objective of this study is to follow up on previous competence studies and to construct a validated competence framework. Design/Methodology/Approach: Competence frameworks…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Farm Management, Rural Extension, Agricultural Education
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Formiga, Alice K. – Journal of Extension, 2020
eOrganic, the Organic Agriculture Community of eXtension, has conducted webinars on organic farming research for over a decade. I examined questions asked by farmers and university researchers or educators during 52 webinars presented 2015-2017. A higher proportion of questions asked by farmers than questions asked by researchers/educators were…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Extension Education, Researchers
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Burton, Rob J. F. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: Demonstration farming has been an important part of agricultural extension since the first decades of the twentieth century. While Seaman Knapp is often credited with developing demonstration farming, his son acknowledged that the concept has much earlier origins in the nineteenth century development of model/pattern farms. However,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Demonstration Programs, Farm Management, Extension Education
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Rampold, Shelli D.; Lamm, Alexa J.; McKee, Brandon – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
The benefits to the environment associated with farmer adoption of Best Management Practices (BMPs) is well documented, yet the agricultural industry has resisted widespread acceptance and implementation. Network support, level of education/knowledge, and financial concerns have all been found as contributing factors impacting adoption. Extension…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Agricultural Occupations, Extension Education, Extension Agents
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Russell, Tomás; Breen, James; Gorman, Monica; Heanue, Kevin – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: This paper examines the role of agricultural advisors in supporting farm families on the complex processes associated with farm succession and inheritance. Design/Methodology/approach: An online survey was conducted of all 256 public sector agricultural advisors in Ireland, examining their role, knowledge, training and support…
Descriptors: Sharing Behavior, Ownership, Farm Management, Agricultural Occupations
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Burr, Charles A.; Rudnick, Daran R.; Stockton, Matt C.; Tigner, Robert; Rhoades, Krystle – Journal of Extension, 2020
The University of Nebraska--Lincoln Testing Agricultural Performance Solutions (TAPS) program involves use of farm management competitions to increase engagement across producers, industry, and universities. Participants make several management decisions throughout the growing season in a controlled field trial held at the university research…
Descriptors: Farm Management, Competition, Rural Extension, Transformative Learning
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Zhao, Dan; Chen, Yuchun; Parolin, Bruno; Fan, Xiao – International Review of Education, 2019
With urbanisation, rural-urban migration has meant falling levels of rural labour, loss of agricultural land and lowered agricultural productivity, all of which have hindered the development of modern agriculture in China. It has become crucial to train the rural labour force to become modern professional farmers who are knowledgeable, skilled,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Farm Management, Lifelong Learning
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DePhelps, Colette; Newman, Soren; Golden, Lauren; Mayes, Iris – Journal of Extension, 2019
A whole-farm planning course in Idaho has evolved from an in-person course offered by a single instructor in one location to an online course to a hybrid learning course that combines online learning with in-person and webinar components offered simultaneously at multiple sites across the state. Evaluation data suggest that all three approaches…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Agricultural Education, Online Courses, Experiential Learning
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Beecher, Marion; Gorman, Monica; Kelly, Paidi; Horan, Brendan – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: This paper examines the attitudes and perceptions of Irish adolescents towards potential careers in dairy farming within the context of generational renewal for a dynamic agri-food sector. Design/methodology/approach: The lens of occupational choice theory was used to present a framework within which potential careers are considered. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes
Tran, Kevin; Shumsky, Matt – Statistics Canada, 2019
As the modern farm becomes increasingly automated and technologically driven, results from the 2016 Census of Agriculture along with data from the 2016 Census of Population show that farm operators are placing a greater emphasis on educational attainment, specifically at the trades and college level. This emphasis on formal education is equipping…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Educational Attainment
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Govender, Nadaraj – Education as Change, 2019
Curricular innovation in the 21st century in education requires significant transformation with regards to political, economic, socio-cultural and environmental concerns such as climate change and sustainability, amongst others. A critical pedagogy approach that includes the hegemonic knowledge debates of Western and Indigenous Knowledge Systems…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Critical Theory, Curriculum Development, Indigenous Knowledge
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Warner, Laura A.; Rumble, Joy N.; Rogers-Randolph, Tiffany – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Water quality is a complex issue and residential fertilizer can be one of the many contributors to poor water quality. Working with residential audiences to help them understand and reduce their impacts on water quality is an important task among many agricultural education and Extension professionals. In order to effectively work with residential…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Best Practices, Agricultural Production
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Shaw, Angela; Helterbran, Kara – Journal of Extension, 2018
Workers on prison farms in the United States commonly grow produce and row crops and raise livestock. Teaching good agricultural practices to prisoners and prison staff increases the safety of the food produced and reduces the likelihood of an illness outbreak. We developed a food safety curriculum for use on prison farms in Iowa. In developing…
Descriptors: Food, Safety, Agricultural Education, Extension Education
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