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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We assume that within a given period of time (on monthly basis) an extension agent can choose to maximize utility of a time trade-off, denoted by:
Clemson Cooperative Extension agent Amy Dabbs has become the statewide coordinator for the school and community gardening program a newly created position for extension's horticulture team.
(G1, 5) They said much of that positive relationship was established not just by current Extension agent or NRCS personnel, but by those who had been employed in these positions previously and who had built a foundation of trust through the practical methods they had provided to cattle producers to make their cattle operations more profitable.
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.
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.
As a retired Extension agent, Williams knows the value of educated volunteers such as Master Gardeners.
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.
But it was found again that the extension agent visited only 10 % of the total farmers in 2005-06 and 13 % in 1986-87.