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Crist, Courtney; Canales, Elizabeth – Journal of Extension, 2020
Farmers involved in local food systems are seeking opportunities to expand operations and diversify their sources of income through value-added operations and access to new markets. To be successful, producers need further food safety training and business skills acquisition to mitigate potential risks. We outline and discuss a multidisciplinary…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Business Skills, Food, Safety Education
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Kotsakou, Stamatina; Walters, Cory; Groskopf, Jessica; Tigner, Robert; Banerjee, Simanti – Journal of Extension, 2018
This article describes a novel grain marketing simulation game called "Marketing in a New Era" (MINE) that was developed for use in Extension producer meetings and other educational settings. Key benefits of MINE are that users can personalize the game's marketing simulation environment by incorporating information specific to their…
Descriptors: Marketing, Educational Games, Extension Agents, Extension Education
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Jung, Seung Eun; Parker, Stephany; Hermann, Janice; Phelps, Joshua; Shin, Yeon Ho – Journal of Extension, 2018
We explored rural older adults perceptions of health to inform health promotion program development, using social marketing as our framework. Participants in seven focus groups viewed independence and holistic health as indicators of health and identified healthful eating and physical activity as actions to promote health. Barriers to these…
Descriptors: Health Education, Rural Areas, Older Adults, Health Promotion
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Yost, John – Journal of Extension, 2011
Educational commodity marketing clubs have been an effective tool for producers to develop their grain and livestock marketing skills. These groups are further enhanced when the participants engage in "actual trading" versus "paper trading" techniques. When a club chooses to try actual trading, it becomes more complicated than pooling monies…
Descriptors: Clubs, Marketing, Legal Responsibility, Federal Regulation
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Hurt, Chris; And Others – Journal of Extension, 1986
The author lists four goals in teaching marketing to farmers: Change the farmers' attitudes about marketing; encourage them to plan their marketing and integrate it with the production, financing, and risk-bearing aspects of their business; get their marketing into a decision-making context; and help them monitor their progress. (CT)
Descriptors: Extension Education, Farmers, Job Skills, Marketing
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Weber, Joseph A.; And Others – Journal of Extension, 1986
Elements of the "Balancing Act--Home and Work" program, developed by the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service and designed to help employees develop skills and insights for balancing home and work responsibilities, are presented. Discusses needs assessment, pilot testing, program marketing, and program effectiveness.…
Descriptors: Dual Career Family, Employee Responsibility, Extension Education, Home Management