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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
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
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
Wamsley, Mary Ann, Ed.; Vermeire, Donna M., Ed. – 1977
This guide gives information needed to meet Environmental Protection Agency standards on industrial and institutional pest control, and to help prepare for certification. It gives descriptions and pictures of general insect pests, parasitic pests of man, occasional invaders, wood-destroying pests, stored product pests, vertebrates, and weeds. The…
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Disease Control, Environment
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Palis, Florencia G.; Morin, Stephen; Hossain, Mahabub – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2005
This paper aims to show the relevance of spatial proximity and social capital in accelerating the spread of agricultural technologies such as integrated pest management (IPM). The research was done in response to the problem of slow diffusion of agricultural technologies. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used in investigating the…
Descriptors: Proximity, Social Networks, Social Capital, Poisoning
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
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
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
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Agricultural Experiment Station. – 1977
This training manual provides information needed to meet the minimum EPA standards for certification as a commercial applicator of pesticides in the general pest control category. The text discusses general, parasitic and miscellaneous pests such as ants, ticks, and spiders; fabric, wood-destroying, and grain pests such as beetles, termites, and…
Descriptors: Certification, Entomology, Instructional Materials, Pesticides
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
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
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Elsey, Barry; Sirichoti, Kittipong – Studies in Continuing Education, 2002
A sample of 120 Thai fruit growers reported that agricultural extension workers were influential in their adoption of integrated pest management, which balances cultural tradition and progressive practice. Extension workers used discussion and reflection on practical experience, a participatory and collaborative approach to the adoption of…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Change Agents, Educational Strategies
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Chitakira, Munyaradzi; Torquebiau, Emmanuel – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of the present study was to investigate agroforestry adoption by smallholder farmers in Gutu District, Zimbabwe. Design/Methodology/Approach: The methodology was based on field data collected through household questionnaires, key informant interviews and direct observations. Findings: Major findings reveal that traditional…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Coping, Foreign Countries, Rural Development
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
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT. – 1984
Competencies are identified for the four primary instructional areas of the Connecticut Vocational Agriculture Curriculum: plant science, agricultural mechanics, natural resources, and animal science. The competencies for each instructional area are divided into those for exploratory units generally appropriate for instruction at the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry
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