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Benefits Of School Gardening On Low-Income Elementary School Students, Caitlynn Lange Dec 2019

Benefits Of School Gardening On Low-Income Elementary School Students, Caitlynn Lange

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

The increase in obesity rates in America’s youth could be a reflection of undernourished school lunches, a decrease in physical activity, and the lack of knowledge of health and nutrition. Children who come from a low-income family are more likely to be affected by these circumstances. School gardening may be a way of replacing those impacts. This senior capstone research project examines the benefits of school gardening on low-income elementary school students when implementing as part of the curriculum in schools.


Empowering Rural Participation And Partnerships In Morocco’S Sustainable Development, Yossef Ben-Meir Nov 2019

Empowering Rural Participation And Partnerships In Morocco’S Sustainable Development, Yossef Ben-Meir

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

This essay explores the vast potential for participatory and sustainable human development in Morocco. Though Morocco is a country with many diverse resources, it remains burdened by severe levels of poverty and illiteracy, and now growing social discord. There have recently been increased public calls for participatory development programs designed and implemented by and for local people. The essay identifies six existing Moroccan Frameworks intended to initiate decentralized human development programs, and critically examines their efficacy. Ultimately, the purpose of the article is to suggest a new model to implement these Frameworks with maximum impact. The six Frameworks deal with ...


Campus-Based Agriculture: The Future Of Food At Gettysburg College, Bryn K. Werley Oct 2019

Campus-Based Agriculture: The Future Of Food At Gettysburg College, Bryn K. Werley

Student Publications

This research investigates various methods for producing food on the campus of Gettysburg College in order to improve food sustainability. The transportation of food contributes to the increased use of fossil fuels, which in turn leads to global warming and climate change. By producing a larger portion of its food on-campus, Gettysburg College could reduce the amount of food transported to the school, thereby lessening the College’s environmental impact. Urban farming techniques, hydroponics, aquaponics, and greenhouse-based agriculture are explored as viable methods for achieving this goal. Examples of the use of these techniques on college campuses are drawn from ...


Risks In Activities Of Agricultural Enterprises And Their Management, Dilmurod Nematovich Baymirzaev Aug 2019

Risks In Activities Of Agricultural Enterprises And Their Management, Dilmurod Nematovich Baymirzaev

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

The article describes the features of agriculture. Identified and analyzed the main risks in the activities of agricultural enterprises. Practical recommendations on risk management have been developed.


Agriculture Water Conservation In Afghanistan, Rafiullah Rahmani Aug 2019

Agriculture Water Conservation In Afghanistan, Rafiullah Rahmani

English Language Institute

Afghanistan is a landlocked country with 32.2 million population and total area of 65.2 million hectare, while 2.1 million hectare area is irrigated despite having 3.2 million hectares of arable land. Water is the most important element of life that plays a vital rule in socio-economic development and preservation of safe environment. About 80% of people rely on agriculture in Afghanistan. As population increases and demand for food rises, there is need to supplement water use for agriculture production. In order to meet growing demand of agricultural production and bring more land under irrigation, it is ...


The Impact Of Bumpers College Of Agricultural, Food And Life Sciences International Programs On Student Motivation For Continuing College And Student Engagement In The Classroom, Olivia Caroline Caillouet Aug 2019

The Impact Of Bumpers College Of Agricultural, Food And Life Sciences International Programs On Student Motivation For Continuing College And Student Engagement In The Classroom, Olivia Caroline Caillouet

Theses and Dissertations

Colleges aim to increase student achievement, which has been linked to motivation and engagement, as well as increase global partnerships. There is also an increasing demand from students for international programs (IPs) that prepare them to be global citizens. This study aimed to compare student motivation for continuing college and student engagement in the classroom before and after an IP. Students who participated in a Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences IP between January 2018 and August 2018 were surveyed prior to, and two weeks and three months post-program participation (n = 24). The instrument had 51 Likert-scale questions ...


Socio-Economic Relations In Bronze In Middle Central Asia, Utkir Ismoilovich Abdullaev Jul 2019

Socio-Economic Relations In Bronze In Middle Central Asia, Utkir Ismoilovich Abdullaev

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

The article analyzes socio-economic issues in the Bronze Age in Central Asia.


Targeted And Effective Use Of Water In Agriculture, Abdumalik Sotivoldiyevich Baratov Jul 2019

Targeted And Effective Use Of Water In Agriculture, Abdumalik Sotivoldiyevich Baratov

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

This article explores the features of ensuring and the effectiveness of water management in agriculture in the Namangan region. Along with this, the article substantiates the need to introduce water-saving technologies.


Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova Jun 2019

Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

This article purpose is explaining the linguistic features of agricultural terms used in the field of plant growing in the Uzbek language (identical and differentiated aspects) and identifying ways of making and translating the terminology


Farming Forward, Karina Medrano Jun 2019

Farming Forward, Karina Medrano

Agricultural Education and Communication

How can the next generation be inspired to be problem solvers and innovators in order to impact the global food system? With the large millennial generation it is as important as ever to develop new platforms to spread agricultural awareness and literacy. With the millennial generation being increasingly connected to technology and media platforms, understanding how to create a mainstreamed farming blog will be valuable in reaching the future generation of agriculturalists.

This project will develop a proposal for a farming blog platform and review essential elements to include within a blog ranging from an up to date news section ...


Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova May 2019

Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

This article purpose is explaining the linguistic features of agricultural terms used in the field of plant growing in the Uzbek language (identical and differentiated aspects) and identifying ways of making and translating the terminology


Risks In Activities Of Agricultural Enterprises And Their Management, Dilmurod Nematovich Baymirzaev May 2019

Risks In Activities Of Agricultural Enterprises And Their Management, Dilmurod Nematovich Baymirzaev

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

The article describes the features of agriculture. Identified and analyzed the main risks in the activities of agricultural enterprises. Practical recommendations on risk management have been developed.


Prospects For The Development Of Growing And Processing Of Fruit And Vegetable Products, Ibrokhim Maxkamov, Mirzokhid Bekmirzayev, Okxunjon Madaminjonov May 2019

Prospects For The Development Of Growing And Processing Of Fruit And Vegetable Products, Ibrokhim Maxkamov, Mirzokhid Bekmirzayev, Okxunjon Madaminjonov

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

The article concentrated highlights the growing demand and needs of the world's population for agricultural products every year and unequal use of modern technologies in addressing these issues, as well as these of agricultural production and export.


Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova May 2019

Lexical-Semantic Features Of The Terminology Of Agriculture In English And Uzbek Languages, Shakhnoza Murodova

Scientific Bulletin of Namangan State University

This article purpose is explaining the linguistic features of agricultural terms used in the field of plant growing in the Uzbek language (identical and differentiated aspects) and identifying ways of making and translating the terminology


Eyes In The Field, A Seat At The Table, A Voice At The Ranch : A Study On Optimal Farm Labor Conditions., Christine Wiggins-Romesburg May 2019

Eyes In The Field, A Seat At The Table, A Voice At The Ranch : A Study On Optimal Farm Labor Conditions., Christine Wiggins-Romesburg

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The field of human resource development has twin obligations to promote the performance of organizations and the satisfaction and welfare of all workers. Nevertheless, agriculture appears to be an understudied industry in the field, despite this obligation and the potential for suffering experienced by workers performing crop work. This case study sought to understand the process through which a single agricultural operation fosters optimal conditions for workers engaged in labor-intensive crop production. This study found employees experienced better treatment compared to other agricultural operations, and that conditions were rich in both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic factors were marked by ...


Roots And S.T.E.M.: A Greenhouse Science Curriculum, Jaclyne Jandro Apr 2019

Roots And S.T.E.M.: A Greenhouse Science Curriculum, Jaclyne Jandro

School of Education Student Capstone Projects

This project addressed the question, how do I design a winter greenhouse curriculum for our high-school aged after-school internship program at Urban Roots that will be highly engaging, increase scientific understanding, and make our interns better farmers? With an exploration into the state of science education in the U.S., available greenhouse curriculum, the benefits of agricultural education, and greenhouse growing practices, and major influences from Larson, Bellevue, and Coleman, a sixteen week greenhouse and science curriculum for high-school aged youth was created. Each week consists of a three-hour, hands-on, inquiry-based lesson with focus on the scientific method and creating ...


2017 - Monterey County Crop Report Feb 2019

2017 - Monterey County Crop Report

Monterey County Crop Reports

2017 annual report pertaining to agriculture in Monterey County, California.


1912 - The Missions And Missionaries Of California, Vol. Ii, Upper California, Part I, General History, Zephyrin Engelhardt Feb 2019

1912 - The Missions And Missionaries Of California, Vol. Ii, Upper California, Part I, General History, Zephyrin Engelhardt

Franciscan Publications

Volume II was a general accounting of the missions and missionaries in Upper California. Section I addressed the establishment and administration of the missions by Fr. Junípero Serra. Section II covered the administration of Fr. Fermín Francisco de Lasuén and Fr. Estevan Tapis. The author posited that the real object of the conquest and occupation of Alta California was not the establishment of the Catholic faith in California but rather to fund expeditions and secure the land from the Russians and others who were making expeditions in the region. Engelhardt's evidence was the fact that the Spanish government seized ...


1890 - Report On Irrigation In The United States, Second Edition, Richard J. Hinton Jan 2019

1890 - Report On Irrigation In The United States, Second Edition, Richard J. Hinton

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

The report to the United States Senate Special Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands was an inquiry into the progress and condition of irrigation involving the extent and character of the area within which the annual rain fall was not sufficient for industrial uses of the people. The inquiry involved the extent of the fall of rains or snow within an area, any evidence as to increase or decrease of precipitation resulting from agricultural settlement or of pastoral occupation, the increase of humidity, the destruction of the timber mainly by its use for settlement purposes, the effect of ...


1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Hittell dedicated the first portion of Volume 3 to early mining times in California including Pioneer mines, miners and mining appliances, Northern California mines, Southern California mines, gold distribution and gold rushes, struggles for organization and order, evolution of mining laws, and the lynch-law in the mines. Hittell wrote at considerable length about the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856, progress made in San Francisco, city debts, land sales, bank failures of 1855, growth of the State of California, People's Party reform, squatters, Land Commission Act, Joaquin Murieta and his banditti, Californian Filibusters, discovery of Humboldt Bay ...


1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman Jan 2019

1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

Prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, this report addresses the conditions found in the Lower Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California in 1901, including the development of agriculture, climate, geology, soil types, cultivation, irrigation. groundwater, and alkali found in the soil.


1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman Jan 2019

1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, this report addresses the conditions found in the Lower Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California in 1901, including the development of agriculture, climate, geology, soil types, cultivation, irrigation. groundwater, and alkali found in the soil.


1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn Jan 2019

1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

It was the aim of this booklet to direct attention to the advantages and opportunities found in Monterey County in 1915 for those who were seeking homes. The hope was that the publication would induce further settlement, for there was a vast amount of territory awaiting development. A marketing publication prepared by Sunset Magazine Homeseekers' Bureau for the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, the publication described in detail the bountiful agricultural opportunities, especially when irrigation and pumping were utilized. The document contains a: 1) description of existing irrigation systems, as well as a vision for the future of irrigation and ...


1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf Jan 2019

1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The purpose of this paper was to summarize the 1987-1992 drought in the context of agriculture and water in California, to examine the types of response that farmers and institutions could and did use, and to draw lessons from that experience. California would be challenged as it grappled with population growth and environmental concerns. In view of the demand on water supplies made by California's agricultural sector (77 to 80 percent of the "developed" water used in the state, it was especially important to review those responses.


1993 - Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992) - National Study Of Water Management During Drought Jan 2019

1993 - Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992) - National Study Of Water Management During Drought

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The 1987-92 drought in California put the long-term strategy of drought protection as well as short-term drought response measures to a severe test. The report provides background information and data on California's economy and water resources, the existing water management system. , a chronology of major drought events and significant drought response actions during the droughts.

The report summarizes the contents of the interviews pertaining to four general aspects of the drought: (1) critical drought impacts, (2) communication and cooperation, (3) the role and responsibilities of the media, and (4) response to the drought of the general public and water ...


2011 - Economic Contributions Of Monterey County Agriculture Jan 2019

2011 - Economic Contributions Of Monterey County Agriculture

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

This report analyzed Monterey County agriculture’s total contribution to the local economy. The findings offered the fullest picture yet of agriculture’s economic role. This report should be of interest to policymakers, the public, and anyone who values a vibrant local economy.

The calculations were drawn from local and national sources. Local sources include annual Crop Reports and industry experts. Local experts included local economists, agriculture industry organizations, and the 13-person Agricultural Advisory Committee for Monterey County that provided input into the research. National data sources included federal government statistics and a widely used economic modeling program called IMPLAN ...


Creative Component Curriculum Development: Applied Communications In Agriculture, Stacey Geerdes Jan 2019

Creative Component Curriculum Development: Applied Communications In Agriculture, Stacey Geerdes

Creative Components

Applied Communications in Agriculture is a course developed to fulfill a creative component requirement. The course is designed to meet the needs of a written communication requirement for two-year agriculture programs at community colleges. Prior to the development of the course, previous courses used in two-agriculture programs to fulfill the written communication component were compared to see what the descriptions and objectives were. This course was specifically designed to fulfill the written communication requirement at Iowa Lakes Community College.


Deaffa: An Exploration Of Agricultural Education In Schools For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing, Sarah Danielle Warren Jan 2019

Deaffa: An Exploration Of Agricultural Education In Schools For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing, Sarah Danielle Warren

Theses and Dissertations--Community & Leadership Development

The Kentucky School for the Deaf agriculture program and FFA chapter is the second Deaf FFA chapter in the nation and has proven itself to be unique, successful, and worthy of investigation. This exploratory, collective/intrinsic Case Study examines the historical evidence of agriculture on the school’s campus, collects observations and interviews regarding agricultural education at the school, and provides insight to advise other educational institutions and organizations on the nature of agricultural education in a school for deaf and hard of hearing students.


Using Game-Based Learning To Better Engage Learners In Agricultural Environments, Katherine Williams Jan 2019

Using Game-Based Learning To Better Engage Learners In Agricultural Environments, Katherine Williams

Creative Components

No abstract provided.


Grain Marketing 101, Logan Worden Jan 2019

Grain Marketing 101, Logan Worden

Creative Components

The farming industry is a tough and chaotic one. Grain farmers are pulled in numerous directions and wear many hats to accomplish their annual task of raising commodities at a profitable level. Many farmers find grain marketing to be one of the most challenging components when farming, but also one of the most important. The purpose of this project aims to assist in managing risk when marketing grain by educating producers, landlords, and bankers on the markets, explaining strategies for selling grain, and organizing those sales across multiple crop years. The Grain Marketing 101 project has found success with Southern ...