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Diamond, Catherine – Research in Drama Education, 2019
In 2019, Artist Inc. and the Kinnari Ecological Theatre Project presented "Snow White and the Apple's Revenge" at the Likhandula Festival in Los Baños, the Philippines. Adapting the original Grimm version of the fairytale to challenge the validity of GM crops, it was presented in the town where the International Rice Research Institute…
Descriptors: Genetics, Food, Agronomy, Fairy Tales
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Dhatrak, Swapnil P.; Jadhav, R. A. – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2018
The Present investigation aims in studying the crop diversification in Nashik District. The present study is based on sundry data collected from different government organizations. The data covers 30 years i.e. from 1980-81 to 2011-12. All the types of crops were considered for the study. In order to study the economics of crop diversification,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agronomy, Agricultural Production, Economic Factors
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Basche, Andrea; Carter, Angie – Natural Sciences Education, 2021
The landowner-tenant relationship is important to the implementation of conservation on agricultural lands. Women own or co-own a significant portion of U.S. farmland yet are underrepresented in conservation research. The next generation of agriculture professionals can benefit from first-hand experience in assisting women landowners and their…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Land Use, Conservation (Environment), Ownership
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Ringenberg, Deanna; Kranz, William; Irmak, Suat; Dvorak, Bruce – Journal of Extension, 2018
Student interns are a resource that can increase the capacities of Extension professionals. Trained student interns based out of Nebraska Extension offices provided water and energy reduction recommendations to irrigators using center pivot irrigation systems. Follow-up interviews and a survey performed 1 to 3 years after the original assistance…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Water
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Kiwanuka, Joseph; Miiro, Richard F.; Matsiko, Frank B.; Nkalubo, Stanley – International Journal of Training and Development, 2020
The study was conducted to determine the role of training design and trainee characteristics in predicting the transfer of agronomic training among bean seed farmers in Uganda. Gender differences in levels of transfer were also studied. Data were from a sample survey of 300 respondents. Independent t-tests and hierarchical multivariate regression…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Trainees, Instructional Design, Agronomy
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Sindelar, Meghan E.; Witkowski, Robert J. – Natural Sciences Education, 2021
An introductory plant science lab offered by the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was adapted for online delivery. This paper describes the adjustments made for online delivery and examines students' perceptions of learning and engagement from surveys administered in both the in-person and online…
Descriptors: College Science, Plants (Botany), Agricultural Education, Agronomy
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Jellason, Nugun P.; Conway, John S.; Baines, Richard N. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2021
Purpose: Empirical evidence suggests that climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices will promote resilience against climate change. We explored location-specific CSA practices and strategies for adoption in two communities (Zango and Kofa) in the North-Western Nigerian drylands. Design/methodology/approach: Mixed methods design was employed with…
Descriptors: Barriers, Adoption (Ideas), Agronomy, Agricultural Occupations
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Faé, Giovani Stefani; Roth, Gregory W. – Journal of Extension, 2020
International Extension experiences can provide valuable outcomes to clientele. Careful planning is necessary to maximize the benefits to participants and the potential impacts of the tour. International agricultural sciences students can benefit from participating in these tours and greatly add to their success. In this article, we describe the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Participation, Agricultural Education, Program Implementation
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Nakagawa, Yoshifumi – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
WWOOF (Willing Workers On Organic Farms) is an increasingly popular form of ecotourism in Australia. An ethnographic study of 10 young adult international tourists was conducted at five rural Victorian WWOOF sites. The objective was to examine the participants' nature experience. As part of the ethnographic study, this article selectively reports…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Tourism, Environmental Education
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Moorberg, Colby J.; Howe, Sarah; Donnelly, Kevin J.; Min, Doohong – Natural Sciences Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic required changes in college course delivery, which may influence student perceptions of their education. We examined those perceptions among Students of Agronomy, Soil, and Environmental Sciences (SASES). The goals were to determine how changes in education during the COVID-19 pandemic (a) changed student perceptions of…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Student Attitudes
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Shumetie, Arega; Mamo, Kassahun – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2019
The study examined the relationship between child labour participation and household wealth (in terms of livestock and cropland) considering representative sample smallholders from four (Kurfa Chelie, Kersa, Fedis, and Melka Bello) districts in eastern Hararghe Zone of Oromia regional state of Ethiopia. The descriptive statics showed that average…
Descriptors: Agronomy, Ownership, Child Labor, Animals
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Papaspyrou, Spyros; Koutsouris, Alex – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: The current paper aims at the classification of Greek agronomists/extensionists in adult education philosophical frameworks; the exploration of frameworks' changes in the last 40 years; and the assessment of their relevance vis-à-vis the current developments. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research addressed a purposive sample of 30…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Extension Education, Adult Education
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Williams, Frances E.; Taron, Avinandan – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: The need to increase women's access to extension has been extensively discussed. This paper assesses women's access to extension services through the Plantwise extension approach as a baseline for future comparison of women's access through other extension approaches. It also assesses whether crops that men and women farmers seek plant…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Gender Differences, Agronomy, Plants (Botany)
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Colclasure, Blake C. – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2020
Community colleges have a strong history of providing vocational education and occupational training to meet changing workforce demands of local industries. In the Midwest, agricultural industries have expressed an expanding need for middle-skilled workers with postsecondary, pre-baccalaureate credentials. The 21st century agricultural landscape…
Descriptors: Entry Workers, Job Skills, Minimum Competencies, College Graduates
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Lynagh, Peter – Natural Sciences Education, 2013
Hypoxic and anoxic stresses on mesophytes cause a waste of plant productivity. Many phenotypic responses of roots to hypoxia have long been known, and now genotypic and biochemical responses are being elucidated. Hypoxia causes activation of dozens of specific genes that help the plant to survive hypoxia. It is now clear that mesophytes actively…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Agronomy, Soil Science, Metabolism
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