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Guidelines for the development of a livestock extension program for part-time farmers

John Alvan Leffel

Guidelines for the development of a livestock extension program for part-time farmers

by John Alvan Leffel

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Part-time farming.

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    Statementby John Alvan Leffel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9], 61 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17908726M

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    After a successful pilot program in , Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County (CCE Niagara) will again offer the Beginning Farmer Training Program, a hands-on certificate program for aspiring and beginning farmers in Western, NY. From June 2nd-October 27th, this season-long beginning farmer training in New York will teach. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and J , in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agri-culture. Jack M. Payne, director, Cooperative Extension Service, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa.

    Agriculture Women in agriculture: Closing the gender gap for development. The forthcoming report aims to increase understanding of the diversity of women’s roles in agriculture, the constraints women face as farmers and rural labourers, the costs of these constraints in terms of agricultural productivity and broaderFile Size: KB. Public-sector outreach activities, including extension, should serve a variety of producers—including limited-resource producers, organic producers, direct-marketing producers, transition farmers, full- and part-time farmers, and cooperatives—with continued special efforts to reach underserved or minority communities.


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