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Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture, 1993

Jane Potter Gates

Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture, 1993

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

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  • Science/Mathematics

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11099230M
    ISBN 100788118463
    ISBN 109780788118463

    ⇒ SARE Publications. The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded initiative that sponsors competitive grants for sustainable agriculture research and educationin a regional process nationwide. SARE is dedicated to the exchange of scientific and practical information on sustainable agriculture .   Nationwide, we have nearly 7, high school agricultural education programs and more t agricultural education instructors. FFA is a great example of incorporating a college-going culture with career training in the agriculture sciences, business, and entrepreneurship.   The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) was organized in by community leaders representing a broad spectrum of institutional interests including governance, commerce, education, and natural resource management. Menominee expertise in forest management has gained widespread attention, receiving commendation by the United Nations .


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