Volume 37 - Number 1 - 1996 | DOI: 10.5032/jae.1996.01001
It is indeed a privilege and honor for me to have the opportunity to address you at our annual awards breakfast. I thank you Bob for inviting me to deliver the distinguished lecture and giving me the opportunity to share some of my thoughts with those assembled here today. When Bob asked me to serve as your mystery speaker, he told me that the choice of topic was mine to make. After considering the breadth of agricultural education, I chose to focus my remarks on an occurrence that I have observed happening in our profession throughout my professional career. Its intensity has steadily increased over the years to the point that I believe it requires that we consider some changes in how we prepare young people to enter the agriculture teaching profession.