The crisis in agricultural education
AuthorsOrville E. Thompson
Authors AffiliationsOrville E. Thompson is Professor Emeritus, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis; Douglas Gwynn is Research Sociologist, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis; Yoshio Kawamura is Visiting Professor (Ryukoku University, Japan), Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 43(1):25-27. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p25. January 1989.
The number of undergraduate student majors in California four-year colleges of agriculture has remained stable but has dropped sharply nationwide. Subject areas in California schools that are not traditionally related to production agriculture have expanded.
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