History of farmers" institutes in the United States.

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SeriesU.S. Dept. of agriculture. Office of experiment stations. Bulletin, 174
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LC ClassificationsS21 .E7 no. 174
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Pagination96 p.
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Open LibraryOL234550M
LC Control Numberagr07000013
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hamilton, John, History of farmers' institutes in the United States. Washington: G.P.O., Internet Archive BookReader Farmers' institutes [microform]: history and status in the United States and Canada.

in bulletin form a history of the farmers' institutes in the United: States, partly as a matter of general interest, but specially that an. authentic record may be had which can be used for reference and ask-ing each director to prepare a brief paper giving an account of the- origin and development of the farmers' institute movement in his.

FARMERS INSTITUTES were modeled on the teachers institute in order to carry agricultural knowledge to farmers.

The idea was broached as early asbut the first genuine example of an institute was held at Yale under the direction of Samuel William Johnson, an agricultural chemist, in Show map of the United States. Farmers Institute is a historic school building on a small campus in Shadeland, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

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Yes the Farmers Institute and the Farmers Picnic are connected. My mother, Jeanie (Duane) Hamrick, was a secretary for a couple years circa in charge of holding the minutes books.

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She told me that it formerly was called the Farmers Institute but at the time I didn’t know any of the history.

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agriculture, as well as to promote the social and economic needs of farmers in the United States. The financial crisis ofalong with falling crop prices, increases in railroad fees to ship crops, and Congress’s reduction of paper money in favor of gold and silver devastated farmers’.REFERENCE.

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