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Leising, J.; Wilkins, Russell – 1981
This document contains the final report and appendixes from a project to develop resources for use by community college agricultural education instructors in better utilizing computer technology in instruction and to provide inservice workshops to make the instructors aware of available hard- and software. The four-page narrative lists objectives,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
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Stahl, Lizabeth A. B.; Behnken, Lisa M.; Breitenbach, Fritz R.; Miller, Ryan P.; Nicolai, David; Gunsolus, Jeffrey L. – Journal of Extension, 2016
University of Minnesota educators use an integrated pest management (IPM) survey conducted during private pesticide applicator training as an educational, needs assessment, and evaluation tool. By incorporating the IPM Assessment, as the survey is called, into a widely attended program and using TurningPoint audience response devices, Extension…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Poisoning, Extension Education, Audience Response Systems
Wingard, Robert G.; Studholme, Clinton R. – 1976
This agriculture extension service publication of Pennsylvania State University discusses the damage from and control of vertebrate pests. Specific discussions describe the habits, habitat, and various control measures for blackbirds and crows, deer, meadow and pine mice, European starlings, and woodchucks. Where confusion with non-harmful species…
Descriptors: Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education, Animal Behavior, Environmental Education
Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Dept. of Agricultural and Industrial Education. – 1983
This core curriculum consists of materials for use in conducting a two-year secondary level agricultural education course. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: leadership; agricultural career planning; supervised occupational experience programs (SOEPs); agricultural mechanics (shop management and safety,…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery
Miller, Howard L.; Woodin, Ralph J. – 1969
This document provides an introduction to and instructions for the use of AGDEX, a comprehensive numeric filing system to classify and organize a wide variety of agricultural publications. The index is subdivided and color coded according to the following categories: (1) field crops; (2) horticulture; (3) forestry; (4) animal science; (5) soils;…
Descriptors: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry
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Irving, George W., Jr. – Science, 1970
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Biology, Ecology, Environment
Kantzes, James G.; And Others – 1976
As part of a cooperative extension service series by the University of Maryland, this publication introduces the identification and control of common agricultural pests of vegetable crops. The first of the five sections defines "pest" and "weed" and generally introduces different kinds of pests in the categories of insects,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Biology, Disease Control, Entomology
Weaver, Leslie O.; And Others – 1976
As part of a cooperative extension service series by the University of Maryland this publication introduces the identification and control of common agricultural pests of fruit crops. The first of the five sections defines "pest" and "weed" and generally introduces different kinds of pests in the categories of insects, weeds,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Disease Control, Entomology, Environmental Education
French, John C.; And Others – 1975
This manual gives general information on plant pests and pesticides. First, the life-cycle and habits of some common insect pests are given. These include caterpillars, beetles and beetle larvae, and sucking insects. Next, plant diseases such as leaf diseases, wilts, root and crown rots, stem cankers, fruit rots, seed and seedling diseases, and…
Descriptors: Botany, Disease Control, Environment, Guides
Morgan, Omar, D.; And Others – 1976
As part of a cooperative extension service series by the University of Maryland, this publication introduces the identification and control of common agricultural pests that can be found in field and forage crops. The first of the five sections defines "pest" and "weed" and generally introduces different kinds of pests in the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Biology, Disease Control, Entomology
Murdock, Ashleigh Barbee, Ed. – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2010
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Agricultural Education, Graduation, Academic Standards
Christensen, Christian M. – 1976
This manual discusses pesticide safety and environmental considerations, pesticide toxicity, residue potential, pesticide formulations, and application techniques. In addition, descriptions of, and methods for controlling insects and related pests that attack cattle, sheep and goats, swine, horses and other equines, and poultry are given. These…
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Safety, Agriculture
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Moore, Keith M. – Rural Sociology, 2008
Conventional technology transfer is based on the assumption that autonomous individuals independently make behavioral decisions. In contrast, Actor-Network Theory (ANT) suggests that people and technologies are interconnected in ways that reinforce and reproduce some types of knowledge and consequent behavioral practices, but not others. Research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Technology Transfer, Poisoning
Cole, Herbert, Jr.; And Others – 1977
This publication is the course book for a correspondence course in pest control with the Pennsylvania State University. It contains basic information for agricultural producers on pest management and the proper and safe use of pesticides. The course consists of eleven lessons which can be completed at one's leisure. The first nine lessons contain…
Descriptors: Adult Farmer Education, Agricultural Personnel, Agricultural Safety, Correspondence Study
California Univ., Berkeley. Office of the Statewide Dean. – 1989
This paper provides, for the state of California: (1) a review of state licensing and continuing education requirements; (2) a brief discussion of trends in legislation along with arguments over the effectiveness of mandatory continuing education; (3) a listing of occupations and their continuing education requirements; (4) a listing of state…
Descriptors: Certification, Mandatory Continuing Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education
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