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Kilpatrick, Sue – 1999
The methods used by Australian farm managers to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to manage their businesses were examined. Semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted with 85 farm owners/managers from South Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland, Tasmania, and New South Wales. The farmers interviewed identified a wide range of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education
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Kilpatrick, Sue; Bell, Rowena; Falk, Ian – Journal of Vocational Education and Training: The Vocational Aspect of Education, 1999
ExecutiveLink(TM) is a learning community of farm businesses engaged in nonformal education. Social capital is developed through shared language and experiences, the building of trust, self-development, and identification with the community. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Farmers, Group Instruction, Networks