Foundations of Agricultural Education

Author: Barry Croom
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132859602
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Foundations of Agricultural Education introduces future agricultural educators to their profession and support professional development of those now in the profession. This book focuses on current content, terminology, practices, and theory while giving historical and philosophical foundations to agricultural education. Examples and terms have been used that will help to keep the book current. The overall purpose is to provide a foundational resource, one that broadly covers each element necessary to be a teacher of agricultural education. Incumbent teachers will also find information useful to them as they go about their roles as professionals in agricultural education.

The Foundations of Agricultural Economics

Author: J. A. Venn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107475137
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

First published in 1933 as the second edition of a 1923 original, this book examines the many economic problems that can befall the agricultural industry, specifically that of the United Kingdom but with some reference to agricultural practices elsewhere in the world. Venn also includes a detailed study of the state of British agriculture immediately before and after WWI, as well as charts of agricultural output over time and detailed charts of acreage allotted to various crops in the UK. This book will be of interest to agricultural economists and historians.

Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachers

Author: Donald K. Sharpes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135720582
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Genre: Education

Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as well as the canon of educational innovators.

Rice in the Tropics

Author: Robert Flint Chandler
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
ISBN: 9780891583622
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Agriculture and state

The importance of rive as a world crops, and its principal characteristics. The modern rice plant and the new technology: Greater potentials for rice production in the tropics. Problems of postharvest technology. Rice marketing. Some successful rice production programs. Promising rice research. Elements of a successful accelerated rice production program. A national rice program: putting the ingredients together.

Understanding Agriculture

Author: Committee on Agricultural Education in Secondary Schools
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309582025
Release Date: 1988-01-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book responds to the widespread recognition among experts that our educational system needs to change in order to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the future vitality of U.S. agriculture. Understanding Agriculture focuses on agricultural literacy (education about agriculture) and vocational agricultural education (education in agriculture). The section on agricultural literacy addresses the teaching of science through agriculture, teacher education and training, model educational programs, community support, and agricultural career exploration programs. Vocational agricultural education is examined in terms of program enrollment, availability and content, supervised occupational experiences, the Future Farmers of America program, and teacher education and supply.


Author: Rudolf Steiner
Publisher: Bio-Dynamic Farming & Gardening
ISBN: 093825037X
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Science

In this remarkable series of lectures, delivered in 1924, Rudolf Steiner first laid down the principles of biodynamic agriculture. Each lecture contains fascinating insights into farming, the plant and animal world, the nature of organic chemistry and the influences of the heavenly bodies. The discussions which followed are also recorded, in which Steiner answered questions and engaged in debate with the audience. This edition comes with full editorial notes and appendices, and includes Steiner's own handwritten notes to the series.