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Thesis (M.S.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1952. Department of Vocational Education.


Copyright 1952, the author. Used by permission.


The supervised farming program of students of vocational agriculture has been recognized as the basis for the course of instruction.The primary aim of the supervised farming is to lead toward establishment in farming.The purpose of this study is to develop a measure which will be helpful for evaluating individual supervised farming programs.

More emphasis is being given to the supervised farming program of students of vocational agriculture since it has become to be recognized as the basis for instruction in vocational agriculture.

Some of the results of this study show:

1) The State Department of Vocational Education encourage, through conferences and reports, more complete supervised farming programs.

2) That the State Executive Committee of the Future Farmers of America adopt a technique for evaluating supervised farming programs in determining State award winners.

3) It is also recommended that further study be made of the supervised farming programs and their relation to other factors.

Advisor:C.C. Minteer