To Establish Agricultural Extension Departments; Hearing Before The Committee On Agriculture And…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... TO ESTABLISH AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION DEPARTMENTS WITH AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES. FRIDAY, MABCH 1, 1912. United States Senate, Committee On Agriculture And Forestry, Washington, I). C. The committee met at 10.30 o'clock a. m. Present: Senators Burnham (chairman), Perkins, Page, Crawford, Gronna. Core, Chamberlain. Smith, and Gardner. The Chairman. This meeting has been called to consider Senate bill 4563, a bill introduced by Senator Smith of Georgia. I understand several gentlemen are here prepared to make statements, and I will ask Senator Smith to proceed in his own way in the matter. Senator Smith. I would be glad to have Dean Russell to present his statement first. STATEMENT OF DR. H. L. RUSSELL, OF MADISON, WIS., DEAN OF THE.COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. I have explained to the committee several times that this measure is really an outgrowth of the suggestions of the colleges of agriculture and experimental stations. We will be able to bring before you before the hearings are over the chairman of the executive committee of the colleges, but he is engaged to-day before the House committee. Now, Mr. Russell, will you be kind enough, in your own way, to present your reasons for advocating this measure and your acquaintance with the facts? Dr. Russell. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, as indicated by Senator Smith, this bill represents the ideas of the agricultural colleges and experimental stations with reference to the organization of this comparatively new line of work known as agricultural extension. The facts of the matter are, gentlemen, that the work of the Federal experiment stations, which was designed by Congress to be mainly for research purposes, results in the accumulation of data with reference to agricultural uses, w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... TO ESTABLISH AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION DEPARTMENTS WITH AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES. FRIDAY, MABCH 1, 1912. United States Senate, Committee On...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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