extension agent

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Noun1.extension agent - an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economicsextension agent - an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics
adviser, advisor, consultant - an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
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For the past two years she has been an extension agent for the Manufacturing Alliance and worked with companies on improvement projects.
Apps, a rural historian and environmental writer, former county extension agent, and professor of agricultural and life sciences, and his daughter Apps-Bodilly, a teacher and author, provide a memoir and cookbook featuring recipes by AppsAE mother, rewritten for todayAEs kitchen and clarifying the language of the Great Depression and World War II.
The college is a 1994 land-grant institution, and in this role, it serves as the extension agent for the Fort Berthold Reservation and conducts research on several issues important to the tribes, including invasive species, pollinators and traditional crops.
A North Dakota extension agent provided us with a yield/acre value based on nine years across all wheat varieties.
The challenges for extension reforms are to modify the responsibilities of extension agent as facilitator (18), rather than dealer (19).
The results of the study showed that the most frequently used sources of information about Sustainable Agriculture were Television Broadcast, Neighboring Farmer, Fertilizer and Herbicide Dealer and Seed Dealer, while slightly over half the farmers reported using information about Sustainable Agriculture from Public Extension Agent, Private Extension Agent, Research Workers, Farm Magazine and Publications, Local Newspapers, Relatives and Extension Materials.
They're brought back to the Clarksons' property for processing, although Tim is working with a Sarasota County agriculture extension agent to find funding for a mobile slaughterhouse.
Farmers then created sub-committees to work with the extension agent to identify goals for each problem (say, a target number of farmers testing a new variety of wheat) and to develop plans of action.
Therefore, this study aimed to investigate environmental attitudes of Agricultural Information System (AIS) members (researcher, extension agent and farmer) and suggest solution to improve their attitudes.
Associate professor and viticulture extension agent Imed Dami of The Ohio State University wrote this well-illustrated story, which outlines what makes Vidal Blanc a popular cultivar choice for ice wines and describes an experiment to uncover a relation between cluster thinning and winter injury.
The raw results of the tests are sent by mobile to a central website and then recommendations are delivered back to the extension agent based on the calculations.
But it was found again that the extension agent visited only 10 % of the total farmers in 2005-06 and 13 % in 1986-87.