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Bowen, Blannie E.; Thomson, Joan S. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1995
Usable needs assessment data from 66 agribusinesses and 61 associations showed they preferred distance education programs that were individually targeted or general programs on contemporary issues or for certification/licensure. Proprietary programs were desired on training, new products, and marketing strategies; however, there was concern about…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Distance Education
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Dormody, Thomas J.; And Others – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1996
Usable responses from 244 of 367 secondary agriculture teachers indicated that 1 or 2 adult organizations were commonly affiliated with their programs (Future Farmers of America alumni affiliates, National Young Farmer Education Association chapters, and advisory committees). Advisory committees were affiliated with 199 programs. Adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Professional Associations
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Carpentier, Dale R.; Iverson, Maynard J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1996
Responses from 170 members of the National Young Farmer Education Association (45%) indicated the following: they were 12 years younger than the national average for farmers, had larger farms, sold twice as many agricultural products, and had a higher educational level. More than one-third worked off the farm. Findings suggest a reevaluation of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Professional Associations, Vocational Education