TITLE

Future-proof training in farm technology

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/23/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts by Easton College in England to enhance its farm technology training. It cites some of the technological developments in agricultural machinery and processes, as well as the need for future agricultural workforce to become abreast with these technologies. It mentions the move by Easton College to redouble its efforts to train both agricultural mechanics and mechanical engineers.
ACCESSION #
28101546

 

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