Colleges of Agriculture across the country find themselves in a dilemma when educating students to meet future employment needs in the agriculture and agribusiness profession. How do we prepare students with the technical aspects of the applied biological sciences, while at the same time provide them with the increased interpersonal skills and leadership experiences needed to interact with an expanded agricultural clientele group? Many would suggest that both are essential if future agriculturists are to be effective.



interpersonal skills, student participation, community activities, university activities

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