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Kilelu, Catherine W.; van der Lee, Jan; Koge, Jessica; Klerkx, Laurens – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2022
Purpose: This article addresses the gap in understanding the performance of emerging private agricultural advisory service (AAS) models in developing country contexts, in relation to their dual objectives of supporting farmer-clients and becoming profitable agribusinesses themselves. Methodology: Multiple case study of Service Providers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Agricultural Occupations, Agribusiness
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Adeyanju, Dolapo; Mburu, John; Mignouna, Djana; Akomolafe, Kehinde J. – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
This paper investigated the determinant of youth participation in agricultural training programs using the case of Fadama program. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select a total of 977 respondents comprising of 455 participants and 522 non-participants. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Training, Extension Education
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Ulvenblad, Pia; Barth, Henrik; Ulvenblad, Per-Ola; Ståhl, Jenny; Björklund, Jennie Cederholm – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: The paper compares two government-sponsored education programs for agricultural entrepreneurs: a Leadership program and a Lean program. Methodology: The paper takes both a qualitative and a quantitative approach in its collection and analysis of data from 54 semi-structured interviews and from a survey with 109 participants. Findings: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agribusiness, Entrepreneurship, Agricultural Education
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Wachenheim, Cheryl – Journal of Food Science Education, 2021
A situated learning exercise was employed to teach food safety content in agribusiness management classes at Renmin University in China. Pedagogical objectives included proficiency at identification and assessment of food safety risk factors, source causation factors, and risk mitigation strategies. Identified themes emerging from student ex-post…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food Service, Food Standards, Safety
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Carr, Chad; Abrams, Katie; Roberts, Grady; Philipps, Kylie; Velinsky, Victoria; Eubanks, Larry; Scheffler, Jason; Johnson, Dwain – Journal of Extension, 2020
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer a unique platform through which Extension can provide valuable education. We explored The Meat We Eat, a MOOC designed to create a more informed meat consumer and increase perceptions of transparency surrounding meat production. Compared to pretest respondents (n = 490), students who completed the posttest…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Knowledge Level, Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry
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Tao, Dandan; Ruth, Taylor Kathryne; Maxwell, Janie; Feng, Hao – Journal of Extension, 2020
Social media has been recognized as a powerful tool supporting communication of many topics in the agriculture industry. We explored the use of social media platforms among farmers market managers and specialty crop growers in Illinois through an online survey. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter were platforms used by the majority of respondents. We…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Agricultural Occupations, Telecommunications
Harner, John – Geography Teacher, 2020
For educators creating a new course on the geography of food (or perhaps food and agriculture), the options can be overwhelming. The decisions about what topics to cover, which books to assign, and how assignments can be structured might overwhelm all but the most hearty instructors. The topic of food touches on so many other geographic…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Food, Agriculture, Course Content
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Nyang'au, Martha Kemunto; Ochola, Washington A.; Maobe, Samson N. – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
The study was carried out to evaluate influence of participation of in and out of school youth in decision-making on showcasing success stories by young agri-preneurs for motivation of adolescents in rural areas to implement agricultural programmes for self-reliance. The first objective evaluated influence of the level of exposure to showcasing…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Participative Decision Making
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Curry, Kevin; Warner, Wendy J.; Park, Travis D. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
The intent of this exploratory study was to inventory the motivations of the North Carolina FFA Meats Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) competitors and investigate the relationship motivation has on performance. Participants (n = 93) completed a battery of motivational measures (achievement goals, grit, interest, self-efficacy, task value,…
Descriptors: Competition, Motivation, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education
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Ahn, Jaehyun; Briers, Gary; Kibriya, Shahriar; Price, Edwin – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: This study explores female-headed households in Grand Bassa, Lofa and Nimba counties to discern Liberia's smallholding, subsistence agriculture. Amid environmental and communal dynamics, addressing factors causing challenges of farming is imperative. Methodology: Using explanatory sequential methods this study collects, explains, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Females, Income
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Ochieng, Justus; Knerr, Beatrice; Owuor, George; Ouma, Emily – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: Several development organisations have implemented programs to enhance smallholder farmers' crop productivity and market access through collective action with mixed results. Therefore, this study examines the drivers of success of collective action initiatives as a pathway to improving farmers marketing performance using data from Rwanda…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production
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Istiningsih – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2021
This study aims to investigate how the use of an "among"-based mentoring model can improve competencies in vocational education at an agricultural vocational school in Yogyakarta and the social impact that this has. Qualitative research methods were applied in this study, with data being collected through questionnaires, field…
Descriptors: Mentors, Vocational High Schools, High School Students, Rural Extension
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Doss, William; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2021
The relationship between school administrators and agricultural education teachers has historically been considered to be important. Past studies have indicated mixed results when comparing principal and teacher perceptions of the importance of agricultural education teaching activities. Agreement between both parties and support from the…
Descriptors: Principals, Agricultural Education, Agriculture Teachers, High Schools
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Xu, Pei; Lone, Todd – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2020
This study develops a three-stage adoption framework to measure the impact of selected factors on a student's learning experience and evaluates the effectiveness of service learning in each learning stage. The agribusiness service-learning course utilized in this study matches groups of students with non-profit agribusiness entities to identify…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Service Learning, Agribusiness, Business Administration Education
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Kumar, S. Aravindh; Karthikeyan, C. – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2019
Smart phones can be regarded as one of the greatest invention of this century and have become inseparable gadgets from everyone's pocket. The diffusion of smartphones has been widening more rapidly due to its means for communication, gaming, education, entertainment, technical support, information, day to day news coverage, and trading and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Software, Agricultural Occupations
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