For 100 years, the Cooperative Extension program has helped farmers, gardeners, and those in the agricultural industry by supplying scientific information specific to the agricultural field.
But as the country shifts from agriculture as a primary industry, how has the Cooperative Extension program adapted?
A century ago, 41 percent of America’s workforce was engaged in farming. The comparable figure in 2000 was only 1.9 percent, prompting questions about Extension’s continuing relevance.
The Stamford Advocate delves into the transformation of the Cooperative Extension program in this article.
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