extension agent


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Recent Examples on the Web State and federal forest service offices or your county extension agent may have information on where burns have taken place recently. Gerald Almy, Field & Stream, "18 Key Strategies for Finding More Sheds," 5 Feb. 2020 Check your local botanic garden and county extension agents for winter programs. Washington Post, "The winter garden is full of promise and productivity. Don’t let it go to waste.," 20 Nov. 2019 In Henry County, half of the 12 dairies in operation when extension agent Levi Berg took the job four years ago are now out of business, and the word is a few others may be up for sale soon, Berg said. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "On the farm: One family's battle to save a livelihood after milking goes sour," 2 Jan. 2020 Flora was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest award a county extension agent can receive from the national association. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Flora receives highest award from TCAAA," 28 Aug. 2019 Warmer winters may have increased the number of vultures in the U.S., said Wayne Long, the Jefferson County extension agent for the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal, "Proposed legislation could help farmers deal with 'real and costly' vulture attacks," 25 June 2019 Teacher graduated high school, went on to Alabama A&M, taught and became an extension agent. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al.com, "Cotton, once king in Alabama, still rules on these family farms," 14 July 2019 Wayne Long, the Jefferson County extension agent for the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, said small pets like cats and dogs may be at risk of attack just by nature of being small animals. Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky black vulture attacks: How to keep your pets and farm animals safe," 25 June 2019 Contact your county extension agent or a professional pest control company. Doreen Christensen, sun-sentinel.com, "Termite tips: How to identify, kill and prevent the voracious pests," 10 June 2019

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Extension agent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extension%20agent. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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