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State agricultural experiment stations : a history of research policy and procedure

Author: H C Knoblauch; E M Law; Werner P Meyer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1962.
Series: Miscellaneous publication (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 904.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first part of this publication presents important background information that relates to origin of the concept of a tax-supported experiment station. Included are brief reviews of the historical development of the experiment station idea in Europe and the experiences of American agricultural leaders promoting the establishment of experiment stations in the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knoblauch, H.C. (Harold Carl), 1908-
State agricultural experiment stations.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1962
(OCoLC)760050042
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C Knoblauch; E M Law; Werner P Meyer
OCLC Number: 1298255
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: vi, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Agricultural science emerges --
European background for the station idea --
The Hatch movement --
Association and the administration of research --
Toward basic research : The Adams Act --
The state stations and the Department of Agriculture --
Publishing results of research --
Organized self-appraisal --
Federal-Grant programs in marketing research --
Broadening the scope of investigation --
Moving forward. --
The first part of this publication presents important background information that relates to origin of the concept of a tax-supported experiment station. Included are brief reviews of the historical development of the experiment station idea in Europe and the experiences of American agricultural leaders promoting the establishment of experiment stations in the United States.
Series Title: Miscellaneous publication (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 904.
Responsibility: H.C. Knoblauch, E.M. Law, W.P. Meyer.

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The first part of this publication presents important background information that relates to origin of the concept of a tax-supported experiment station. Included are brief reviews of the historical development of the experiment station idea in Europe and the experiences of American agricultural leaders promoting the establishment of experiment stations in the United States.

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