Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Agriculture and Extension Education

Major Professor

George W. Wiegers Jr.

Committee Members

R. W. Beamer, C. H. Shelton


The purpose of this study was to find out what the business and professional people of Claiborne County, Tennessee, know about the programs of vocational education in agriculture as they are now conducted in the schools; what they think about the programs; and their recommendations for progress in order to keep pace with change. The areas of the program included are the following: the all-day classes, the curriculum, the supervised farming programs, Future Farmers of America, the farm mechanics program, public relations, and the young farmer and adult farmer programs.

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