ERIC Number: ED540521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1925
Reference Count: N/A
Land-Grant College Education, 1910 to 1920. Part III: Agriculture. Bulletin, 1925, No. 4
Walton, C. John, Ed.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This bulletin represents the third of a 5-part survey of land-grant college education. Other parts are: (1) History and Educational Objectives of Land-Grant College Education; (2) The Liberal Arts and Sciences and Miscellaneous Subjects in Land-Grant Colleges; (4) Engineering and Mechanic Arts in Land-Grant Colleges; and (5) Home Economics in Land-Grant Colleges. Every State in the Union now has one or more agricultural colleges. During the last half century these colleges have grown from a group of weak and poorly equipped institutions to a commanding position in the field of education and they are now established on a sure foundation. This report summarizes information gathered, and covers the following subject areas: (1) A survey of agricultural education in land-grant colleges (R. A. Pearson and W. H. Stevenson; (2) Agronomy (Andrew Boss); (3) Pomology (W. H. Chandler); (4) Vegetable gardening (Paul Work); (5) Forestry (Henry S. Graves); (6) Soils and fertilizers (H. J. Patterson); (7) Plant pathology (Donald Reddick); (8) Entomology (J. G. Needham); (9) Animal husbandry (F. B. Mumford); (10) Dairy husbandry (W. A. Lippincott); (11) Veterinary education (V. A. Moore); (12) Poultry husbandry (W. A. Lippincott); (13) Agricultural engineering (J. B. Davidson); (14) Short courses in agriculture (John Phelan); (15) Agricultural education (George A. Works); (16) Training of teachers of vocational agriculture (C. H. Lane); and (17) Development and present status of agricultural experiment stations and extension services. (A. C. True). An index is also included. (Contains 2 tables, 8 plates, and 14 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Forestry, Entomology, Plants (Botany), Pathology, Animal Husbandry, Gardening, Agricultural Colleges, Land Grant Universities, Vocational Education, Teacher Education, Extension Education, Rural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Black Colleges, African American Education, Enrollment, Graduates, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, State Policy, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, State Aid, Educational Facilities, Veterinary Medical Education, Minicourses
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Morrill Act 1862; Smith Lever Act