Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service

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The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is an extension agency within the U.S.wikipedia
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United States Department of Agriculture

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The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is an extension agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), part of the executive branch of the federal government.
The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 then funded cooperative extension services in each state to teach agriculture, home economics, and other subjects to the public.

Smith–Lever Act of 1914

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The Smith-Lever Act, which was passed in 1914, established the partnership between agricultural colleges and the USDA to support agricultural extension work.
The Smith–Lever Act of 1914 is a United States federal law that established a system of cooperative extension services, connected to the land-grant universities, in order to inform people about current developments in agriculture, home economics, public policy/government, leadership, 4-H, economic development, coastal issues (National Sea Grant College Program), and many other related subjects.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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In 2009, CSREES was reorganized into the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
It replaced the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service in 2009.

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers

CSREES' competitive programs include the National Research Initiative, the Small Business Innovation Research Program, the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Program, and Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers.
Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers is a program operated by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides grants to eligible organizations assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to own and operate farms and ranches and to participate in agriculture programs.

4-H

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In most states, the educational offerings are in the areas of agriculture and food, home and family, environment, community economic development, and youth and 4-H.
The national 4-H organization was formed in 1914, when the United States Congress created the Cooperative Extension Service of the USDA by passage of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, it included within the CES charter the work of various boys' and girls' clubs involved with agriculture, home economics and related subjects.

Land-grant university

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CSREES' mission is to "advance agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities" by supporting research, education, and extension programs at land-grant universities and other organizations it partners with.
The outreach mission was further expanded by the Smith–Lever Act of 1914 to include cooperative extension—the sending of agents into rural areas to help bring the results of agricultural research to the end users.

Extension agency

The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is an extension agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), part of the executive branch of the federal government.
An example is the Cooperative Extension Service, which aims to assist individuals or groups in defining and achieving their goals in rural communities in the USA.

University of Florida

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The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has extensions in each of the 67 counties in Florida, and 13 research and education centers with a total of 19 locations throughout the state.

Iowa State University

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The Extension Service traces its roots to farmers' institutes developed at Iowa State in the late 19th century.

Fort Valley State University

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Outreach services include Fort Valley State's Cooperative Extension Service Program, where extension service specialists operate in 42 Georgia counties, and the Pettigrew Conference Center, which hosts more than 500 courses and events for 51,000 patrons each year.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System

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Cornell University

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As a land grant college, Cornell operates a cooperative extension outreach program in every county of New York and receives annual funding from the State of New York for certain educational missions.

Morrill Land-Grant Acts

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(Under the 1890 amendment to the Morrill Act, if a state's land-grant university was not open to all races, a separate land-grant university had to be established for each race.
The Smith–Lever Act of 1914 started federal funding of cooperative extension, with the land-grant universities' agents being sent to virtually every county of every state.

Agriculture in the Classroom

In 1981, Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) was established to promote agricultural literacy in classrooms across the country.
The staff reports to the Deputy Administrator, Science and Education Resources Development, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service.

Montana State University

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[[Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service#Cooperative Extension System|Cooperative Extension Service]] salaries were dead last in the nation.

North Carolina State University

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PHHI has both research and Cooperative Extension components.

University of California

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In addition to conducting agriculture and Youth development research, every county in the state has a cooperative extension office with county farm advisors.

University of Vermont

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As a land grant college, UVM receives an annual grant under the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service to provide agricultural research services to the state of Vermont.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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The early history of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a blending of the history of the Cooperative extension service itself, Texas A&M University and Prairie View A&M University.

Utah State University

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Started in 1914, Utah State University Cooperative Extension, referred to simply as Extension, provides research-based, unbiased information to communities through their county offices and are an integral part of a land-grant institution.

Agricultural extension

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Many extension agents work for cooperative extension service programs at land-grant universities.

Community Food Projects

Community Food Projects is a program administered by the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service providing one-time matching grants to private non-profit entities to establish and carry out multi-purpose projects designed to increase food security on a local, community-based level.

Washington State University

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The WSU Extension has offices in each of Washington's 39 counties, providing training and assistance in agricultural practices, natural resource management, human and life skills, diversity understanding and outreach, the state 4-H program, and many other programs.

National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program

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CSREES' competitive programs include the National Research Initiative, the Small Business Innovation Research Program, the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Program, and Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers.