Itinerant Instruction in Agriculture

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University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1914 - 140 pages

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Page 67 - That for the purpose of paying the expenses of said cooperative agricultural extension work and the necessary printing and distributing of information in connection with the same, there is permanently appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $480,000 for each year, $10,000 of which shall be paid annually, in the manner hereinafter provided, to each State which shall by action of its legislature assent to the provisions of this Act...
Page 62 - ... and girls' clubs and contest work and other movements for the advancement of agriculture and country life and to give advice to farmers on practical farm problems and aid the county superintendent of schools and the teachers in giving practical education in agriculture and domestic science. The county board of education is hereby authorized to file monthly bills covering salary and expenses of county agent, the same to be approved by Purdue University, with the county auditor, who shall draw...
Page 67 - That there is also appropriated an additional sum of $600,000 for the fiscal year following that in which the foregoing appropriation first becomes available, and for each year thereafter for seven years a sum exceeding by $500,000 the sum appropriated for each preceding year, and for each year thereafter there is permanently appropriated for each year the sum of $4,100,000 in addition to the sum of $480,000 hereinbefore provided...
Page 57 - To keep in touch with all agencies in the state and elsewhere that will enable him to utilize the most improved knowledge...
Page 53 - definite and distinct administrative division" of the University of Nevada, coordinate in rank and affiliating with the College of Agriculture and the Agricultural Experiment Station. All the extension activities of the College of Agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture in Nevada are conducted through this division.
Page 57 - ... by tax levy or otherwise, for periods of not less than two years each, such moneys as may be deemed sufficient to cover the share of the county in such work...
Page 4 - Facts are like grains of sand which are moved by the wind, but principles are these same grains cemented into rocks.
Page 57 - It shall be the duty of such agricultural representative to advise and consult with individuals in reference to farming methods; to aid in the development and improvement of agriculture and country life conditions; to offer courses of instruction to young people and adults ; to aid in the formation of cooperative enterprises; to promote better business methods among...
Page 32 - ... Cooperative Demonstration Work has greatly helped in the movement in this direction in the South. Credit is to- be given to the colleges and to other forces working in hearty cooperation toward the same end. The work its force of agents has accomplished in arousing a general interest in the live-stock industry is one of the most important results of the demonstration work. Thousands of demonstrations in the raising of corn and forage crops especially adapted for the feeding of hogs and cattle...
Page 28 - ... the merchant and banker refused credit it was necessary to show the farmer how to produce the food necessary for his own family and how he could live at home on the products of his own farm and still produce cotton. To this end agents were employed who went into the field and instructed the farmer on his farm by getting him to raise a few acres of cotton under instructions prepared by the special agent in charge. At the same time he was instructed in the raising of corn and was urged to plant...

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