Winter Courses in Agriculture: 1960

from the 1959-60 Winter Courses in Agriculture program announcement and participant list


photo of group of Students who participated in Winter Short Course in 1960

Students who participated in Winter Short Course in 1960

Train Today the Scientific Way for Leadership in Agriculture.

In 1960, three winter short courses were offered in the Purdue School of Agriculture for those who want to learn more about the science and business of agriculture. Mature men and women developing farm interests as a part of an investment program found these short courses helpful.


General Agriculture

  • Field Machinery
  • Soil Management
  • Field Crops
  • Farm Organization and Records
  • Marketing Farm Products
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Plant Diseases and Their Control
  • Farm Poultry Flock
  • Insects and Parasites
  • Horticultural Crops and Farmstead Improvement

Animal Science

  • Farm Tractors and Engines
  • Organization of the Livestock Farm
  • Beef Production
  • Swine Production
  • Feeding Practices
  • Pastures and Forage Crops
  • Diseases and Parasites
  • Select one of the following: Sheep Production; Dairy Production; Farm Poultry Flock.

Dairy Production

  • Dairy Cattle Management
  • Dairy Cattle Breeding and Selection
  • Dairy Cattle Feeding
  • Dairy Herd Practices
  • Dairy Industry
  • Farm Mechanics
  • Dairy Cattle Physiology
  • Quality Milk Production
  • Select one of the following: Forage and Pasture Crops; Swine Production; Farm Poultry Flock


There were 119 participants in the 1960 Winter Course in Agriculture

  • General Agriculture: 47
  • Animal Science: 51
  • Dairy Production: 21


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