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A New Agrarian Ideal: Foundations of Cooperative Extension

Christopher R. Henke

in Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on Cooperative Extension, an institution of repair created during the twentieth century to bring U.S. agriculture into industrial agriculture. Debates on whether U.S. agriculture ... More


A Niche of Their Own: Cooperative Extension’s Move toward Specialization

Christopher R. Henke

in Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the structural elements of Cooperative Extension and the farm industry’s political and financial relationship, along with the factors responsible for the interaction between ... More


Introduction: Repairing Industrial Agriculture

Christopher R. Henke

in Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book focuses on the cooperation between scientists and agricultural growers over solving problems associated with building California’s farm industry. The use of methods such as ... More


The Most Interesting Man I Met: From Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Tuskegee, Alabama

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Daniels's encounter with Victor C. Turner Sr., who worked for the Negro Cooperative Extension System of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Turner's biography as a ... More


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