Lifelong learning for farmers - the changing world of agriculture
thesisposted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by C Schulz
Farmers must understand the intricacies of export markets, futures trading, share markets and global politics. Farmers are often living and working in isolated locations where the opportunities for professional development are limited. Yet they seem able to acquire knowledge and successfully apply it, with the result that agriculture is a growing and vigorous industry. In this paper I wish to acknowledge the unique learning environment of farmers by exploring their relationship with lifelong learning.