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Video footage: 1940s: A County Agent attends a discussion group with farmers, in the hills of Puerto Rico, in 1945.
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Definition of the noun county agent

What does county agent mean as a name of something?


  1. an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

1: county agent. 2: an expert employed by a business to promote agriculture in its sales or marketing territory. agricultural agent. See county agent. agricultural aircraft, an aircraft designed or adapted for use in agriculture or forestry. agricultural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Virology (1999)

by Allan Granoff, Robert G. Webster

Outbreaks of astrovirus gastroenteritis have been observed in nursing homes for the elderly (Marin county agent), among military recruits, and in immunocompromised patients. An enzyme immunoassay incorporating monoclonal antibodies ...

Google previewAn International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education (2012)

by Peter Jarvis

county agent An agent working for the Co-operative Extension Service. cow college It is a pejorative and slang term for land grant college. craft education 1. Teaching and learning the traditional and modern ...

Google previewDictionary of Sociology (1944)

by Henry Pratt Fairchild

Men are known as county agricultural agents and women as home demonstration agents, or for brevity, county agent and home agent. C.E.L. county library. A tax-supported library serving all of a county through central headquarters, branches ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

The trendinthis directionwas heightened when Congress, throughthe SmithLeverand SmithHughes actsof1914 and1917, rounded outthe program of vocationaland agricultural training and establisheda county agent bureaucracy. The county ...

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County agent giving an agricultural demonstration

Title: County agent giving an agricultural demonstration

Date: 193-.

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 5 x 7 in.

Series Title: (Reference Collection.)

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA.

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