county agent


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coun′ty a′gent


n.
a governmental official employed chiefly to advise farmers on farming and marketing techniques.
[1695–1705, Amer.]
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Noun1.county agent - an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economicscounty 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 example, when I was in high school, my 4-H county agent took our "Junior Leaders" club to The Ohio State University to show us the campus.
She adored the Crazy Mountains, rodeos, her church, and the annual livestock sale day at the Stillwater County Fair, where she beamed with pride to be the mother-in-law of the County Agent. Kay referred to these years in Montana as some of the happiest of her life.
As a child, he frequently came to campus with his father, Ernest, who was a county agent for what is now the MSU Extension Service.
The 2010 Top Dutchess County Agent, per Mid-Hudson MLS, is also a consistent Women's Council of Realtor Red Carpet Award winner since 2009.
He was concerned that since the state of Alabama had only 67 counties, job openings for a county agent position would be hard to come by.
In investigating alternate grass species for their property, Paul was also dismayed to learn how many people are not familiar with the threat that grass awns present to dogs, including his county agent, who runs beagles.
Once a list of all interested boys was complied, the superintendent would hold a meeting in the fall (allowing for ample soil preparation time) to clarify the objectives and purposes of the corn club, adopt a constitution and by-laws, elect officers, and hold a discussion about better methods of corn growing led by the county agent.
Cally Shore won the Early Career Classified award; Jessica Vincent, the Early Career Non-Classified award; and Trish Ouel, the Early Career County Agent award.
If a judge agreed with a particular recommendation, parental rights to the child were severed and he or she was placed in the custody of a state-appointed county agent. These agents then accompanied the children to the school, sometimes traveling hundreds of miles to get there.
Lane County agriculture saw a bump in sales last year despite a less than promising start to the season, according to Ross Penhallegon, Lane County agent for the Extension Service.
He is past president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents and former editor of The County Agent. He is the current owner-operator of Firth Farms.
She started her career as a 4-H County Agent in Barnstable County.