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Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development
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Volume 9, Issue 2 - Dec 2002
Volume 9, Issue 1 - Jun 2002
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Upbringing System for the Future Farmers and the Roles of 4-H Center in the U.S.A.
Oh, Hae-Sub ; Yoon, Jun-Sang ; Choi, Chang-Wook ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 1~10
The objectives of this study were to explore to upbringing system for the future farmers of the 4-H Clubs, future farmers organization and the Center for 4-H in the USA to suggest some implications to 4-H programs in Korea. To train future leaders in agricultural and agri-business areas leaders in the United States felt the need to create various organizations such as 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America (FFA), Young Farmer Association (YFA), and cooperate each other. The members in future farmer's groups benefit from opportunities and involvement of farming and agri-related activities and contribute to improve their communities. One of them, the 4-H Club remains strong in the country covering young people as members and adult as volunteer leaders. Youth in 4-H learn by doing, and members find opportunities for leadership. 4-H members contribute to their family, community, and country in meaningful ways to make a difference. The Center for 4-H has provided a range of challenging opportunities around the arts, sciences, environment, technology, business, animals, foods, and health while always stressing leadership and citizenship for 4-H members. The Center has been supporting research, teaching, and outreach in community based non-formal youth development education. The Center is particularly interested in youth development opportunities including foster resiliency, promote safe and healthy behaviors, and support youth in communities in various ways.
A Study on the Agricultural Student's Perception of Sustainable Agriculture
Lee, Jong-Man ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 11~27
The objectives of this study were to categorize agriculture, to analyze perception of sustainable agriculture and to suggest the directions for improving farming practices in Korea. This study was conducted by review of literature and mail survey. The data was collected from 225 purposively sampled agricultural students by questionnaire. Major findings of the study were as follows; 1) According to the respondents, sustainable agriculture may bring positive effects on the betterment of land conservation, water management and animal protection. 2) The respondents expected that the sustainable agricultural practices may diminish the use of agricultural chemicals and increase safe agricultural products. 3) Sustainable agriculture needs more labor power, however, the number of small and middle-size farms in Korea would not be increased. 4) Even though the price of sustainable agriculture products increases, the respondents expected that rural economic condition would not be much improved because of sustainable agriculture. 5) Agricultural students responded that number of farmers in sustainable agriculture would be increased in the future.
A Study on Socio-economic Effects of Participation in Weekend Farming
Kim, Sung-Soo ; Lee, Chae-Shik ; Ju, Dae-Jin ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 29~41
The purpose of this study was to explore socio-economic effects of participation in weekend farming. This study was carried out through review of literature and descriptive survey. The data for the study were gathered from 135 randomly sampled urban people who participated in the weekend farming activity. Small scale weekend farming activity of the urban people led them to better quality of life in terms of educational and socio-economic conditions. The major findings of the study were as follows; 1) Weekend farming supplied fresh vegetables to participating urban households, however, showed relatively low economic effects. 2) Participating urban people have experienced new relationships with other participants and could better understood their family members of weekend farming activity. 3) Participating urban people responded that they could improve their quality of life through weekend farming activity. 4) Weekend farming activity proved to be a useful educational experience for children and youth.
A Study on the Reforming Method of the Rural Land Regulations in the North Korea;Focused on the Public Land Lease from Henry George's Theory
Park, Chang-Soo ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 43~60
Recently the North Korea has been suffered from the grain shortage, and the fundamental reason was in the socialistic land regulations and collective production which restrain farmers' labor desire. So one of the key in solve the problem may be in the reformation of the socialistic land regulations and collective production, however, the capitalistic land regulations may not work as the reformational alternative in the North Korea. The third alternative for land should consider efficiency and equality of reformation itself as well as environmental problems. The purpose of the study was to discuss the possible application of the Public Land Lease from Henry
theory. The basic idea of the Public Land Lease was that the government has the right of sentence and the right of profit for the land, and the individual has the right of use for the land. Under the Public Land Lease, the individual must pay the land rent for the period of the use for land, and must return the land when the contract is over. If the North Korea's rural land regulations reformed into the Public Land Lease, it would be the first reformational model beyond china.
A Study on the Present Condition and Development Directions for Youth Allied Organization
Lim, Hyung-Baek ; Lee, Chang-Seek ; Yang, Seung-Choon ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 61~73
The objectives of this study were to explore the present condition and development direction of youth allied organizations such as Korea 4-H Club Federation, Clover Alumni Association and Korea 4-H Association. Researcher developed questionnaires were used to identify historical changes, present condition and development directions of the youth allied organizations. The data were collected from 105 purposively sampled representatives from the youth allied organizations, and SPSS/WIN program was employed to analyze the data. Major problems of the youth allied organization, according to the respondents, were financial difficulties and lack of full-time employee for the organizations. It was recommended that more full-time employees would be necessary for further development of youth allied organizations. Securing wider membership throughout the country and financial security were recommended for development of the youth allied organizations.
A Study on Nature Experience and Environmental Attitude
Kim, Dae-Hee ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 75~86
The objectives of this study were to analyze student's nature experience and to identify relationship between nature experience and environmental attitude. This study was conducted by review of literature and mailed survey. The data were collected from purposive sampled university students. Major findings of the study were as follows; 1)The female students had more positive environmental attitude than male, and senior students had more positive environmental attitude than junior students 2)Youth from rural area showed more positive environmental attitude than those of urban area 3)The degree of nature experience was related positively with environmental attitude.
A Comparative Study on Community Attachment between Rural and Urban Communities in Korea
Park, Kyong-Cheol ; Kim, Sung-Soo ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 87~100
The purpose of this study were to compare the community attachment between rural and urban communities, and suggest directions for community development plans of rural and urban communities in Korea. The data for this study were collected from two communities(n=285), one from Gochang representing rural community, located in Jeonbuk province(n=142), and the other from Suwon city representing urban community located in Gyunggi province(n=143), utilizing questionnaire. The major finding of this study were as follows; 1) Community attachment was significantly higher in community than in urban community, and the linear development model was more appropriate to explain the results of the study. 2) Community attachment appeared to be significantly related to social bonds, community participation, social trust, community economical activities, and social and cultural environment. 3)In general, determinants such as number of acquaintances, price of cultural heritages of residence, trust for local government, good traffic environment, job satisfaction, etc. explained 55.5% in rural and urban communities.
A Study on Social Welfare Supporting Strategies for Rural Women;A Case of Jinju City
Kim, Gyung-Mee ; Park, Kyong-Cheol ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 101~119
The purpose of this study were to describe the problems of rural women in changing rural society and environment in Korea, to search for the development directions, and propose strategies for improving rural women's welfare. Related literatures and existing data were reviewed to investigate the present conditions, social-economic status, and economic activities of rural women in Jinju city, Gyeongsangnam-Do province. Jinju city had relatively higher percentage of farming people and rural women than other cities's of Gyeongsangnam-Do, and agriculture occupied important portion in industrial sector in the area. According to the Jinju 21C Vision Project, the city was planning to build eco-friendly environment and welfare rural society. To achieve the goals and objectives of the project, the following points should be considered: 1) Success of the project may depend on how to motivate and support rural women to participate actively in the project. 2) Jinju city should set up some practical strategies for improving the status of rural women who take key roles in environment and agriculture. 3) The city should establish strong support system and practical programs for rural women in building eco-friendly Jinju city.
A Study on Participation in Camping Program of Youth and Measures for Improvement
Song, Byeong-Kug ; Oh, Hae-Sub ; Lee, Chae-Shik ; Ju, Dae-Jin ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 121~130
Youth will undergo many turning points in their times, and get opportunities to promote their physical, cognitive, social and affective development by participating in various programs. The purpose of this study were to analyze the farming 4-H club member's participation in camping activity and suggest the improving directions for camping programs. This research was carried out by review of literature and survey. The data were collected from 170 youth who participated in the 4-H camping activity in 2002. The major findings of the study were as follows; 1) The prior learning for camping activity affected the level of youth's camping satisfaction. 2) The rural youth expected that the camp fire and recreation program should be further improved. 3) To bring more youth's participation in the camping, time and place should be taken into consideration. 4) The 4-H members who decided to participate in the camping for themselves showed higher satisfaction.
Networks of Rural Youth Education and Training in Asia
Kim, Sung-Soo ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 9, issue 1, 2002, Pages 131~145