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Economic Impact Of Supervised Agricultural Experience In Iowa: A Trend Study, Michael S. Retallick, Robert Martin Jan 2005

Economic Impact Of Supervised Agricultural Experience In Iowa: A Trend Study, Michael S. Retallick, Robert Martin

Agricultural Education and Studies Publications

The focus of this article is on the economic impact of Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs in Iowa using longitudinal data collected from 1991 to 2001. In order to accomplish the purpose of the study, student net income growth, growth of SAE program hours, SAE income per student and per program, and return on investment using tax dollars invested per student-derived income were calculated. The results of this study show that there is a substantial economic impact related to SAE consistent over the entire 11-year period of the study. The total value of SAE income peaked in 2000 with over ...