Mr. R. T. Collier, Vice-President of Public Relations, Massey-Ferguson, Inc., recently stated:
"Just to feed the population during the next 30 years, at present levels, we will need as much additional food as is currently produced by all farmers of the world."
Further, lower death rates, particularly a decrease in infant mortality, has brought about changes in the population age balance. In some countries 60% of the population is under 20 years of age. The youngest of all nations, the United States, boasts an average age of 25. In essence, the population explosion is also a youth explosion which greatly amplifies the urgency of agricultural education.
in-service training, population