The Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture

The Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture

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qThis book recounts William Latta's far-reaching influence on agriculture at the university, throughout Indiana, and on a national level. Recognized as the Father of the School of Agriculture and of Extension at Purdue, Latta was an early and tireless promoter of the university and what it could do for the people of the state. From developing the four-year agriculture program, to conducting practical agricultural research prior to the creation of Purdue's Agricultural Experiment Station, to leading Purdue's agricultural outreach efforts to bring the university to the people, Latta's contributions are still evident in Purdue's modern-day agricultural programs.q qLatta's story traces the history of agriculture at Purdue, showing agriculturists, historians, and the Purdue community where we've been and the foundation upon which we continue to build today's teaching, research, and Extension programs.q--BOOK JACKET.... report of Purduea#39;s Department of Agricultural Extension also emphasized the education of young men and women at the ... programs: I suggest that you confer with your County Supa#39;t. of Schools with reference to topics for the prize essays.


Title:The Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture
Author: Fred Whitford, Andrew G. Martin
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2005
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