county agent


Definition of county agent

: a consultant employed jointly by federal and state governments to provide information about agriculture and home economics

Examples of county agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And what are some of the things a county agent does? Robin Tribble, Popular Mechanics, "There Is a Government Employee Who Will Help You Cultivate Hemp for CBD Oil," 10 Dec. 2018 My own granddaddy was a county agent, and several of his brothers taught agriculture at universities with one being a specialist in irrigation. Leslie Anne Tarabella,, "Lessons from the garden and farm," 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of county agent

1705, in the meaning defined above

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“County agent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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