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    agricultural and extension education profession has changed and developed over time. As a future worker in this career, I need to know more about the agricultural and extension education profession and how it developed with time. In order to fully understand that, I interviewed the retired extension worker in Mississippi State. He is known as one of the top soybean specialists in the US. This interview took place on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Starbucks on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi. My interviewee was Dr. Alan Blaine, who co-founded the Southern Ag Consulting with two of his graduate students in 2008. Furthermore, he co-founded the Alliance Ag Risk Management in 2009. Besides the two companies, he manages his own timber, hay, and cattle farm. Dr. Blaine has a doctorate in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology from Mississippi State University. He earned his master’s in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology, and a bachelor’s in Animal Science from Mississippi State University. In the agricultural and extension education career Dr. Blaine spent nearly 27 years from his entire life. He started his profession in 1982, and he retired in 2008. During Dr. Blaine’s career at MSU…

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    determine “Will direct instruction in cooperative learning and meaningful group work result in an increase in students’ desire to be part of trusting collaborative groups?” Allard (2003) had a former group four girls in AP calculus that studied together and became a bonded group inside and outside of the classroom. She noticed that the girls’ achievement in the course was increasing. The girls studied together, as well as encouraged one another to do their best while playing on each other’s…

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    Financial Group GFFG is the 10th largest Credit Union (CU) in BC, with 26,000 members and $1.3 billion in Assets-Under-Administration. GFFG employs just fewer than 200 people, has 14 branches, and a “Member Hub” call-centre. GFFG is somewhat unique due to a merger between a unionized Credit Union with a non-unionized Credit Union, five of the branches are unionized but the rest are not. An organizational change GFFG is going through is one that fundamentally shifts the delivery of services to…

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    By learning and using a supply chain-wide technology strategy that supports multiple levels of decision making and gives a clear view of the flow of products, services, and information, I was able to run reports on things such as order cut research and product allocation consumption. Utilizing a valuable enterprise resource planning system helped me analyze the flow of inventory from end to end (Make to Deliver). Honing in on the Deliver pillar within my group gave me expertise in the…

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    budgets, and standardized personnel practices that are fitting to the corporate structure” (McCubbrey, 2009). All of these stages are the standard experience for most successful businesses that are operated nowadays. The first stage is when the business owner is handling almost everything, and taking on more responsibilities than he or she can probably handle. This is considered the most difficult phase for a business owner. According to an article on fusephase.com, “80% of new businesses fail…

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    learning, cooperation works in the favour of the athlete’s performance. Athletes have the opportunity to become leaders of their own learning, relying less on their coaches to command them at trainings and with tactics when personal input can be effective as well. Decision-making is essential when training/playing sport. The command coaching style allows coaches to make all the decisions and athletes to perform the coach’s request. Athletes’ coached by the cooperative style have the opportunity…

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    What Cooperatives Mean to My Community With all the political and social unrest of the past year, many people feel like they do not have a voice in their ever changing community, or they think they are not able to help the masses. However, by working with cooperatives society has a chance to positively impact its members in, helping, and caring for others. Cooperatives are owned and operated by the people of the community it serves, which allows the inhabitants of that community to have a…

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    What matters most to me is creating far-reaching, community-based opportunities. Achieving this would mean living a life that is meaningful and leaving behind an inspiration for other people to follow. More often than not, I have played the role of a social organizer, transferring and leveraging skills in my professional work-life to galvanize people and resources to build platforms where I believe more people in the community are able to benefit. While, I have come to believe in individual…

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    By definition, economics is “the study and process of producing, distributing (or exchanging), and consuming goods and services” (Maulana, 2010), and in part economics influences every aspect of social life. 2. The political economic status of the ghetto is that of a domestic colony. In many ways, the ghetto is being oppressed, isolated, deprived, and exploited in a similar manner as the former colonies. The majority of the residences are unemployed (resulting in a strong dependency on…

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    Being a biarticular muscle group it may be stretched to extremes. When hamstring tears occur during kicking, either slow or fast movement, it involves concurrent hip flexion and knee extension. At deceleration, these muscles will contract, while being promptly lengthened. Therefore, they are performing eccentric contractions (Garrett et al, 1990.). It is well established that repeated eccentric contractions have the potential to damage muscle fibres (Armstrong et al,…

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