Since World War II, many professors and administrators in colleges of agriculture have questioned the wisdom of college-bound students taking vocational agriculture in high school. Although these reservations are seldom written, the advice to those students is "Get all the math and science you can in high school." Rarely, if ever, are students advised to "Get all the agriculture you can in high school." Thus, many high school students have elected to forego vocational agriculture in order to "better" prepare themselves for the rigors of college.



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