Tag: Agriculture

100 Years of Extension in Florida

May 8, 2014 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which established America’s Cooperative Extension Service. Let’s take a brief look back at Extension’s growth and evolution in Florida, year by year.  Before Extension 1862 President Abraham Lincoln… Read More

UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Undergraduate Brochures

The purpose of these pamphlets was to raise awareness about the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Undergraduate specializations. These specializations were designed to give the student a strong background in soil and water science with a core of… Read More

Special Delivery: Bringing Extension to the People

The Cooperative Extension Service was established in 1914 to address a specific problem: how to package the research and education of America’s land-grant universities and deliver it to the people. Universities published their information, but at the turn of the last century,… Read More