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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Corn breeding

    • Demonstration Farms; Extension; Agriculture; Corn; Farms; Hybrid corn;
    • Corn Breeding. In The Crossing Plot. The Remnants Of The Best Mother Ears Of The Ear-to-row Plot Of The Preceding Year Are Crossed And The Progeny From The Best Crosses Selected For Multiplying; ICIA, c. 1918-1920.
    • 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:...
    • Correspondence from Martin L. Mosher to his son, Arthur

    • Extension; Correspondence; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943;
    • Collection of six handwritten letters addressed to Arthur Mosher from his father, Martin L. Mosher. The topics of the letters include the five steps in agricultural development, early extension work, Mosher’s general philosophy regarding...
    • Diary of the seed corn train

    • Extension; Corn Train; Corn; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • Martin L. Mosher’s diary, kept during the early corn train outings. Contains dates and locations of stops, as well as notes about participation and enthusiasm of participants. Item is a copy from the ISU Archives due to deterioration of the...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Farmers' variety test

    • Demonstration Farms; Extension; Agriculture; Farms; Corn;
    • This photograph shows the farmers’ variety test plot and several individuals examining the rows. The caption on the photograph reads: "Farmers' Variety Test. The Farmers And Their Families Are Reading On The Cards The Name Of The Man Who...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Hog train

    • Extension; Educational Train; Swine; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • Snyder speaking soils man

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