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Don Edgar

Don Edgar



Ag Education, Room 104/105



Mailing Address

Agricultural Education, Leadership and Communications
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2040
Moscow, ID 83844-2040

Don instructs courses in agricultural education and agricultural systems management to develop knowledge and skills for future professionals in education and industry.

Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2007
M.S., Tarleton State University, 2003
B.S., Tarleton State University, 1992

  • Curriculum development
  • Curriculum evaluation
  • Delivery strategies

  • Hancock, J.P., Edgar, D.W., Pate, M.L., Dyer, L.A., and Hoover, W.B. (2022). Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems (2nd Edition). Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, Tinley Park, IL.
  • Lamm, K. W., Pike, L., Edgar, D.W., and Powell, A. (2022). Evaluating the impacts of 4-H participation: Development and preliminary validation of a scale. Journal of Agricultural Education, 63(2), 115-126.
  • Dees-Leek, B. and Edgar, D.W. (2021). Analysis of networks in a college of agriculture course. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 9, (1), 34-45. ISSN 2325-5226
  • Edgar, D.W., Seevers, B., and Graham, D.L. (2020). Factors that predict volunteer involvement in school based agricultural education programs. Journal of Agricultural Education, 61(4), 78-89.
  • Edgar, D.W., Edgar, L.D., Graham, D.L., and Bailey, H. (2020). Student and faculty perceptions of academic entitlement: A look at one southern land-grant university. College Student Journal 54(4)473- 483. ISSN:0146 - 3934.
  • Lamm, K.W., Lamm, A.J., and Edgar, D.W. (2020). Scale development and validation: Methodology and recommendations. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 27(2)24 - 35. doi: 10.5191/jiaee.2020.27224

I grew up in central Texas on a farm and ranch operation. After high school, I sought a career in education through agriculture. I taught secondary schools in Texas for 14 years before gaining my doctorate in agricultural education. I have taught post-secondary courses in agricultural education and agricultural systems management. At the graduate level, I have taught statistical analysis and research methods.

  • 2023 Distinguished Research Award, Western Region American Association of Agricultural Education
  • 2022 – 2023 Editor, Journal of Agricultural Education
  • 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award, Southern Region American Association of Agricultural Education
  • 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Award of Merit
  • 2014 Outstanding Early Career Award for the American Association of Agricultural Education – Winner


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
Agricultural & Extension Education Building, Room 102
1134 West 6th Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2040
Moscow, ID 83844-2040

Phone: 208-885-6358



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