Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department



M. G. McCreight

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M.G. McCreight, Teacher Educator, Emeritus in Agricultural Education, Department of Agricultural Education College of Agriculture, University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska 1984


In keeping with the responsibility of the Department of Agricultural Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln for stimulating, facilitating and maintaining vocational education in agriculture across Nebraska, and its commitment to inform all who have interest or need to know the current "state of the art,"" this publication has been developed and distributed.

The purpose of this publication is to present a history of Agricultural Education at the Secondary school level in Nebraska. Attention is called to efforts of the state of Nebraska to implement instruction at the secondary level prior to the beginning of and during the early years of the twentieth century.