Development of agricultural extension work in land-grant colleges.
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Development of agricultural extension work in land-grant colleges. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Agriculture,
  • Education, Higher,
  • State universities and colleges

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Other titlesDevelop agricultural extension work in land-grant colleges
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FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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Open LibraryOL18304046M

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History of Extension: Research, Teaching, Extension. The development of the integrated land-grant mission of Teaching, Research and Extension grew out of a need to secure and grow the economic, social and environmental resources of the struggling young nation. In the early ’s, 85% of the employed population or million people farmed. The First Morrill Act (): Donating Public Lands for Colleges of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Section 4 (original). And be it further enacted, That all moneys derived from the sale of the lands aforesaid by the States to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sale of land scrip herein before provided for, shall be invested in stock of the United States, or of the States, or some. Agricultural Extension and Rural Extension 25 Distinguishing between agricultural extension and rural extension26 Communication for rural development 26 Blurring between agricultural and rural extension 28 III. Food Security 31 Food Security is a Public Good 31 Government's first task 31 Why the poor are. Land-Grant Colleges and Universities with state, district, or territory name and list of institutions State, District or Territory Name of Institution ALABAMA Alabama A&M University, Normal Auburn University, Auburn Tuskegee University, Tuskegee ALASKA Ilisagvik College, Barrow University of Alaska, Fairbanks AMERICAN SAMOA American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago.

  Since their inception in , the U.S. land grant colleges have evolved to become the training ground for the nation's and the world's agriculturists. In this book, the committee examines the future of the colleges of agriculture in light of changing national priorities for the agricultural, food, and natural resource system.   funding for special needs agricultural extension programs at Land-Grant institutions. Funds are allocated under this program to a State Cooperative Extension Service to fulfill a purpose or overcome a condition peculiar to the State, for a purpose not normally a part of the. The emergence of the combination of state-level institutions involved in agriculture--land grant universities, agricultural experiment stations, and extension services, all components funded to. Land-grant universities and their Cooperative Extension Services are unique facets of University and extension administrators and st&, educators, and policy makers will find that the scope of these perspectives makes this book an illuminating resource.