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Bruening, Thomas; Radhakrishna, Rama – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1993
Responses from 196 of 281 adult/young farmer instructors revealed their greatest need for educational resources was in the areas of agricultural finances, rural/urban interface, and agricultural production. They preferred videotapes and slides. Videodiscs, books, and films were less preferred. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials, Needs Assessment
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Trede, Larry D.; Whitaker, B. Scott – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2000
Survey responses from 138 beginning Iowa farmers revealed a preference for experiential learning, problem solving, and critical thinking. They felt strongly that lifelong learning and continuing education are important. They preferred onsite instruction, single meetings on specific topics, and unbiased information from public institutions.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Educational Technology
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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