Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline




A favorable social and economic environment for farm people is an essential factor in the development of an efficient agricultural program.

Statement of the Problem

To determine from available records and documents the types of activities characterizing the farm program in Newton County from 1941 until 1951 and further to relate the status of 4--H club work in the promotion of farming and farm life is the purpose of this study. In this study the writer will seek answers to the following related questions;

1. What is the status of the homeownership among 4-H club farmers in Newton County?

2. To what extent is the major income for 4-H club farmers derived from farming?

3. What is the status of the live at Home Program practiced by the 4-H farmers in Newton County?

4. What general crops are grown and to what extent?

Purpose of Study

After ten years of Vocational Agriculture instruction in the high schools of Newton County, and five years of Negro County Extension Work, the writer deems it necessary to make a study to determine; (1) The extent to which agriculture Instruction and 4-H club leadership among 4-H club boys are being carried out on the farms in Newton County, and (2) To suggest ways in which 4-H club program can meet the demands of the present situation.

Committee Chair/Advisor

E. M. Norris

Committee Member

E. M. Norris


Prairie View Agriculture and Mechanical College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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