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Abstract:

Increasing the number and diversity of students is a common theme among American colleges of agriculture. This study explores factors which must be considered by colleges attempting to reach the nation's Hispanics community-- specifically barriers to higher education, perceptions of agriculture and degree of acculturation. Differences in Hispanics and non-Hispanics are presented. Implications for university, community college and high school officials are discussed.

 

Keywords:

recruiting, diversity, hispanics

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