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This publication contains the three numeracy units of the three levels of Support Materials for Agricultural Training (SMAT) in agricultural production: Level 1 (starting), 2 (continuing), and 3 (completing). The units are designed to help the learner improve his or her numeracy skills needed to deal with agricultural production. SMAT materials can be used by the individual, with a mentor, or in a group or class. An introduction describes how to use the materials, types of activities, and materials needed. Each level contains agriculture-related mathematics activities. Model answers are provided. Topics covered in Level 1 are yield (or production), conversion, consumption, and application rates. Topics covered in Level 2 are cost/benefit analysis, cropping, costing, and whole farm change. The topic covered in Level 3 is collecting information. (YLB)

Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Developed Nations, Expenditures, Fertilizers, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Land Use, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Metric System, Numeracy, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education

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Author: Batman, Kangan; Tully, Chris

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=10547&id=ED431081







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