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May 8th, 2014 UA Campus Agricultural Center

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On May 8, 1914, Congress signed the Smith-Lever Act, establishing the Cooperative Extension Service as a national priority!

"Our problems have changed and our public has changed dramatically in the past 100 years, but we continue to bring education to the people and bring science to bear on practical problems and find solutions," ...

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During the first year (1914) of operation the College of Agriculture Extension had in addition to Superintendent Stanley Morse, a livestock specialist, a farm adviser for Cochise, Santa Cruz and Maricopa counties, an agronomy specialist and a state club agent. (Source: The University of Arizona College of Agriculture: A Century of Discovery)

Photo caption: Stanley F. Morse, left, first superintendent of the Arizona Agricultural Extension Service, teaching agriculture class, May 1914. (Photo used with permission from The University of Arizona Libraries Photograph Collection.)

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USDA is asking for people to share their stories about What Extension Means to Me! Instructions on how and where to do that are in this article. http://ow.ly/w06gO -- share with us here on our Facebook page too!

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