Date of Award

8-1956

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Agriculture

Abstract

The writer hopes to give the situation and some facts related to the boyfs supervised farming programs at the Austin County High School in Sealy, Texas, With these facts and resources give a proposed plan for better-supervised farming programs based on the individual needs and with what the boys have to work.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

The problem in vocational agriculture at the Austin County High School in Sealy, Texas is that of building supervised farming programs that will provide opportunities for boys to become established in farming.

JUSTIFICATION OF THE PROBLEM

Vocational agriculture has been taught at the Austin County High School continuously since 1948, According to cumulative records, project records, records of students who have finished school, and recent surveys, the following facts represents the reasons why better-supervised farming programs are necessary:

1, Students do not make sufficient money from their farming enterprises,

2, Students are not becoming established in farming after graduation.

3. Farming programs have not, to a large extent, improved farm homes.

4. Approved practices are not generally accepted "by the community.

5. As evidenced by*the great exodus of farm families to the city, farm programs have not increased interest in agriculture.

6. The supervised farming programs have not reached the net income in the senior year to interest boys in the farming business.

Committee Member

George H. Stafford

Committee Member

J. R. Powell

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

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Date of Digitization

1/14/2022

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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