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    • Report on farm bureau women’s meeting

    • Extension; Agricultural education;
    • A copy of the minutes outlining procedure of the Women Representatives from each Congressional district. The minutes include decisions reached on issues like state-wide organization plans, project work, and future goals.
    • Some of the things a county expert would do

    • Extension; County Agent; Agriculture;
    • A detailed synopsis of what would have been expected of a county agent (county expert). This includes: grow improved seed on the county farm and distribute this seed to the farmers of the county, conduct demonstrations on the county farm, hold...
    • Guarantee pledge

    • Short course; Extension; Farmers' Institute;
    • A guarantee pledge that would have been signed by farmers and business men to secure a short course in their area. Discusses the necessary payment and timing of payment.
    • George M. Allee record book

    • Agriculture; Family farms; Rural farming; Extension
    • A journal with references to short courses and Perry G. Holden, notes keeping mind of information learned while attending short courses, newspaper clippings documenting personal successes from crop yields, and ribbons from corn shows. Evidence of...
    • Live stock short course questions

    • Short course; Extension
    • A list of questions posed to the farmers after the short course session about livestock. Includes 11 questions, 6 being multi-part, that were intended to be used as a reference guide after completion.
    • An agricultural school on wheels

    • Short course; Extension; Agricultural education; Agriculture; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A magazine article detailing an average day during a short course, including general operations and what would have been brought for use during the course.
    • Engagements other than short courses

    • Extension; Short course; Iowa State University; Iowa State College; Agricultural education;
    • A manila envelope containing a diagram of engagements throughout Iowa other than short courses, including a few outside of Iowa. The diagram that non-short course engagements were held largely within major cities, but were not uncommon in more...
    • Food production from 1916-1920

    • War Work; Extension; World War I, 1914-1918; Agriculture;
    • A quadrennial report explaining the increase in food production during wartime efforts, and the readjustment period afterward. Includes a statistical summary, agricultural campaign details, Farm Bureau review, demonstration farm work, and other...
    • Extension reports and comments, 1909

    • Extension; Iowa State College; Iowa State University; Short course;
    • A report from 1909 regarding the budget, details extension activities, discusses costs and salaries. Also contains several recommendations for expansion of extension activities and promotion.
    • Agricultural work in Clinton County, Iowa

    • Extension; Agriculture;
    • A report of agricultural work done in Clinton County, Iowa. Details the work that has been done there and activities held, as well as what is planned for the future. This report gives fresh insight into how the extension was helping farmers (see...
    • Corn yield test

    • Demonstration Farms; Extension; Agriculture; Iowa State College; Iowa State University; Farms; Crops; Corn;
    • A set of two photographs depicting the harvesting and planting of corn for the corn yield tests. The first photograph shows two men harvesting corn, and the second shows seven men planting corn for the new corn yield test. Text on the page reads:...
    • War food production work in Iowa in World War I

    • Extension; World War I, 1914-1918; War Work; Agriculture; Farmers;
    • A statement from Ralph K. Bliss containing information from the War Emergency Food Committee and production goals. Details the campaigns, program of work intended to increase food production, and the results of increased production.
    • Seed corn demonstrations - Sioux County 1903, radio talk

    • Extension; Agriculture; Corn; Demonstration Farms; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in 1953 about the 1903 seed corn demonstration farms in Sioux County. Topics covered include an overview of the beginning of county cooperative extension work, the early work of county...
    • Professor P.G. Holden - The Corn Foundation: radio talk

    • Extension; Corn Train; Corn; Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in which he reflects on the work of Perry G. Holden and the beginning of extension work. The talk focuses on the birth and service provided by the corn trains.
    • Paul C. Taff interview: oral history

    • Extension; Agriculture; World War I, 1914-1918; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A transcription of an oral history recording as given by Paul C. Taff regarding the early extension work. Includes personal recollection of Paul C. Taff about the extension before and after the war.

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