A Survey of Agricultural Extension Work

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University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1914 - 170 pages

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Page 6 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 7 - That co-operative agricultural extension work shall consist of the giving of instruction and practical demonstrations in agriculture and home economics to persons not attending or resident in said colleges in the several communities, and imparting to such persons information on said subjects through field demonstrations, publications, and otherwise...
Page 6 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be granted to the several States, for the purposes hereinafter mentioned, an amount of public land, to be apportioned to each State a quantity equal to thirty thousand acres for each Senator and Representative in Congress...
Page 9 - Agriculture to investigate and report upon the organization and progress of farmers' institutes and agricultural schools in the several States and Territories, and upon similar organizations in foreign countries, with special suggestions of plans and methods for making such organizations more effective for the dissemination of the results of the work of the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural experiment stations, and of improved methods of agricultural practice...
Page 9 - Provided, That said colleges may use a portion of this money for providing courses for the special preparation of instructors for teaching the elements of agriculture and the mechanic arts : Provided.
Page 11 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars, to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural, and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 9 - He would be responsible to the dean of agriculture or to the head of the institution with respect to agricultural education. He would have a staff of workers made up in part of men giving practically all of their time to extension teaching...
Page 9 - Forestry, composed of the president of the University, the dean of the College of Agriculture of the University, the director of the Geological Survey, the Attorney General, and one member appointed by the Governor.
Page 3 - There seems to be a division of opinion as to whether or not the bobwhite is a migratory bird.
Page 5 - That for the maintenance of instruction in agriculture, the trades and industries, and home economics in...

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