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University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Attend the winter course. Catalog of the short course, 1930-31
([1930])

Purpose of the courses,   pp. [3]-6 PDF (614.4 KB)


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WINTER COURSES IN AGRICULTURE
  (1) To secure a wider vinion of the Importance of agriculture
as a life's vocation and to see the opportunity for the trained
men in making it a success.
  (2) To learn the fundamental mclentific facts necessary to
understand the reasons for the common farm practices, and
to secure a thorough training in practical agriculture.
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            SHORT COURSE BASKETBALL TEAM
  (3) To study the problems In successful farm management
including the co-operative buying of supplies and marketing
of farm crops, the employment of labor and the organization of
the farm as a business enterprise.
  (4) To find greater Interesta In rural life, to realize the pos-
sibilities anl opportunities of the farm as a social factor and
its relations to the community and society, and to have a chance
to make an intelligent study of the problems effecting the agri-
cultural interests of the state so one may become a better
farmer and a more intelligent and useful citizen.
  15) To meet young men wilth agricultural interests from
v-arioua sectiosn of the state and to form acquaintances which
will last through life, and to meet and listen to lectures by
me'n prominent in the agricultural world.
  (6) To secure training In special agricultural fieldn such as
tractor operation, herdsman training, cow testing, poultry
raising, etc. Agriculture is becoming more specialized and
the elective system of the second year and extended schedules
allows qualified men to specialize.
  (7) To obtain this Information at a season of the year when
the work on the farm Is the least pressing and to secure the
advantages of the College of Agriculture to you who are un-
able to complete a longer course.
  (8) To help you secure desirable positions for which you will
be fitted by training and experience and where you may in-
crease your store of practical farm knowledge.
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