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Student Mindset Compared To Performance On The Nebraska State Accountability Test, Ann E. Dvorak 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Student Mindset Compared To Performance On The Nebraska State Accountability Test, Ann E. Dvorak

Theses, Dissertations, & Student Scholarship: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

Carol Dweck’s research on fixed vs. growth mindset has led to many opportunities for educational research. According to Dweck, a person with a fixed mindset believes that his or her qualities related to a certain task are unchangeable while an individual with a growth mindset believes that his or her qualities related to a certain task can be changed and improved (Dweck, 2006). A correlative study was conducted to identify relationships that exist between student mindset and scores from the Nebraska State Accountability Test (NeSA). For this study, students in the 7th, 8th, and 11th grade ...


Strategic Management In Agriculture (Recording), Steven Slezak 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Strategic Management In Agriculture (Recording), Steven Slezak

Steven Slezak

No abstract provided.


Hundreds Of Scn-Resistant Soybean Varieties Available For 2014, Gregory L. Tylka 2014 Iowa State University

Hundreds Of Scn-Resistant Soybean Varieties Available For 2014, Gregory L. Tylka

Integrated Crop Management News

The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a serious yield-reducing pathogen of soybeans. It is present in many fields throughout the Midwest, wherever soybeans are grown.

To produce profitable soybean yields in fields infested with SCN, farmers should grow SCN-resistant soybean varieties. SCN-resistant soybeans can produce high yields while keeping SCN population densities from increasing.


Ranch-Level Economic Impacts Of Altering Grazing Policies On Federal Land To Protect The Greater Sage-Grouse, John A. Tanaka, Neil R. Rimbey, L. Allen Torell 2014 SelectedWorks

Ranch-Level Economic Impacts Of Altering Grazing Policies On Federal Land To Protect The Greater Sage-Grouse, John A. Tanaka, Neil R. Rimbey, L. Allen Torell

John A Tanaka

No abstract provided.


Citrus Notes-Agricultural Advantages Of So. California, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Notes-Agricultural Advantages Of So. California, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

These are notes from a speech given by Mr. Chapman at a banquet at the Pomona Farmer's Club Institute. He details the environmental advantages that Southern California has in relation to the rest of the world.


Citrus Talks-Welcoming Dr. Wickerson (Of U. Of C.), Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Talks-Welcoming Dr. Wickerson (Of U. Of C.), Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

In this speech Mr. Chapman welcomes Dr. Wickerson of the University of California to a gathering of Farmers in Placentia. He makes some comments about the usefulness of science and technology to horticulture. He also laments the loss of many young men from farming families to employment in the city.


Citrus Notes-The Value Of The Tariff To Citrus, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Notes-The Value Of The Tariff To Citrus, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

Mr Chapman talks about the importance of the tariff on foreign-grown citrus fruits to the California citrus industry. He details some of the history of the battle to inact the tariff as well as the threats to it at the time this speech was given. He claims that the tariff is the most important factor in the profitabilty of California citrus fruits and that this in turn provides a major support to the economy of the state.


Citrus Talks-Soils And Subsoils, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Talks-Soils And Subsoils, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

Mr. Chapman discusses the cultivation and maintenence of healthy, productive soils for citrus fruit farming. Topics he touches on include soil testing, soil composition, cover crops, fertilizers, drainage, irrigation, aeration and mulching. He emphasizes that neglect of any of these aspects of a growers' soil will lead to unhealthy, diseased trees.


Citrus Notes-Fertilization, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Notes-Fertilization, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

This speech discusses the necessity of fertilizing citrus crops and delves into which kinds and how much per tree. Some of the soil amendments Mr. Chapman discusses are potash, bone meal, nitrogen, nitrate of soda, and phosphoric acid. He also stresses the importance of knowing your orchard.


Citrus Notes-Fertilizers, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Notes-Fertilizers, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

Charles C. Chapman discusses experimentation with various fertilizers on his Santa Isabel Ranch in Fullerton and fertilizing methods he discussed with orchardists in Fullerton and Placentia. He mentions trying sheep manure, lime cake, bone meal, commercial fertilizer, wood ashes and a combination of each. He concludes that he cannot discern any difference in his crops based on the type of fertilizer employed. He goes on to say that he feels that there is already much plant food in soil and that aeration and frequent cultivation are the key to utilize these nutrients.


Citrus Talks-The Orange, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Talks-The Orange, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

This talk examines the citrus industry, delves into various types of citrus such as Valencia Lates, and several varieties of the navel orange. It also covers the nuances of fumigation and dealing with pests such as Fuller's Rose Beetle and the red spider. Production, costs, and marketing are also discussed.


Citrus Talks-The Value Of The Farmer, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Talks-The Value Of The Farmer, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

This talk explores how farmers are sometimes preyed upon by big city folks. It also praises farmers as being strong, dependable, and resourceful and how these qualities add to the integrity of cities when farmers move there.


Citrus Talks-The Citrus Industry, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Citrus Talks-The Citrus Industry, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

While Orange County, California, is one of the smallest in area, it supports a more diversified farming industry than any other, due to the climate, soil, abundant water sources, and the progresses in technology for handling, packing, and shipping the fruit.


Chapman Speech Index, Charles C. Chapman 2014 Chapman University

Chapman Speech Index, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Citrus Speeches

Index for Speeches indexes the following speeches: Citrus, Clubs & Organizations, College, Dedications, Funerals, Masonic, Memorial Addresses, Miscellaneous, Politics, Sermons (Applied Christianity, The Bible, The Church, Conventions, Doctrinal, Jesus, Miscellaneous), Miracles & Parables, Temperance, Y.M.C.A.


Interview With Steven R. Winiger (Fa 779), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Interview With Steven R. Winiger (Fa 779), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Steven R. Winiger by Sara E. Carrico about family farms and farming in south central Kentucky.


Interview With Kenton L. Winiger (Fa 779), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Interview With Kenton L. Winiger (Fa 779), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Kenton L. Winiger by Sara E. Carrico about family farms and farming in south central Kentucky.


The Centennial Of The Smith-Lever Act And Aquaculture Extension, Michael A. Rice 2014 University of Rhode Island

The Centennial Of The Smith-Lever Act And Aquaculture Extension, Michael A. Rice

Michael A Rice

May 8, 2014 marked the centennial of the landmark Smith-Lever Act in the United States that created the Cooperative Extension service at Land Grant Universities nationwide. Major contributors to the 1914 Act were Seaman A. Knapp and Kenyon L. Butterfield. A half century later the Sea Grant College Program was proposed by Athelstan F. Spilhaus expanding Extension programming to the sea. Together these two programs have been a major force in promoting the growth of the aquaculture industry in America.


Elderberry In The Garden, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black 2014 Utah State University

Elderberry In The Garden, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black

All Current Publications

This fact sheet describes elderberries, including recommended cultivars, how to grow, nutritional value, and uses.


Goosberries In The Garden, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black 2014 Utah State University

Goosberries In The Garden, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black

All Current Publications

This fact sheet describes gooseberries, recommended varieties, how to grow them, nutrition, pests and diseases, and uses.


Utilizing Repurposed Materials To Construct Utility Buildings And Small Animal Shelters, C. Kim Chapman 2014 Utah State University

Utilizing Repurposed Materials To Construct Utility Buildings And Small Animal Shelters, C. Kim Chapman

All Current Publications

This fact sheet describes how to use repurposed materials such as shipping pallets, scraps from construction sites or other building projects, to construct utility buildings and small animal shelters.


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