I know some of the participants in the conference thought we had erred by asking Dr. Thanks to all in both the Senate and the House who contributed to getting these resolutions passed. And just as memories of a delicious ham or those homemade noodles promise some fantastic meal creations from leftovers, these three memories give me reason to anticipate some outstanding opportunities for in the New Year. The legislation was first proposed in 1909 as the McLaughlin bill, which would have provided both grants and matching funds for the states to administer the extension service through their land-grant colleges. The legislation, the of 1914, carries the names of its two primary sponsors, Senator Hoke Smith of Georgia and Representative A.
Compared with a holiday feast, the cold lunch we take to work on a Monday morning seems like an insignificant morsel, hardly worth considering. Lever was from South Carolina and Smith was from Georgia. Under the Smith-Lever Act, the Home Demonstration program and agricultural clubs and later 4-H were made part of the Agricultural Extension Service later the Cooperative Extension Service. An honoring ceremony for retired Congressman Dale Kildee. Congressman Kildee became known in the Michigan Legislature and in the U.
On May 8, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation that extended the land-grant university concept beyond university campuses to reach into communities across the United States. Well over half of our federal and state funds go into agricultural programming. Roger Victory is the lead sponsor on a similar resolution in the House of Representatives, and the House members are expected to vote on the resolution next week. It was one of the most significant achievements of Progressive-era maternalist reformers. The Act of June 26, 1953, ch. You may want to listen to my conversation with Kirk Heinze that took place March 21 on on.
Before the funds herein provided shall become available to any college for any fiscal year, plans for the work to be carried on under this Act shall be submitted by the proper officials of each college and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture. For me, the greatest insight from the 21 st Century Extension Professional study was in reflecting on what makes an Extension professional unique. Southerners threatened to withdraw support if the equal funding provision was added. Stations then followed in Newton, Marshall, and Washington Counties. Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, D.
Any challenges we do have, we turn to opportunities. Voices of 4-H History encourages current 4-H members to seek out and record the recollections of 4-H alumni — past staff, 4-H leaders and members — about their personal experiences in 4-H. We even had life-size cut-out figures representing , Congressman and Senator. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. Public Law 87-749, section 1 f , 76 Stat.
During this centennial year of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act creating the Cooperative Extension Service, it is appropriate to recall one 4-H activity recognizing the creation of that legislation from 70 years ago. That legislation continues today as the key authorization legislation for the work of. It was introduced by Rep. Act of Congress providing federal funding for maternity and child care. Yet the impact of educational opportunity on the development of leadership among tribal communities was powerfully evident in the conversations that ensued at the conference. Northern supporters of the bill wanted federal money to be split equally between the white land-grant colleges founded following the first Morrill Act of 1862 and the African American land-grant colleges founded after the second Morrill Act of 1890.
Such additional sums shall be used only for the purposes hereinbefore stated, and shall be allotted annually to each State by the Secretary of Agriculture and paid in the manner hereinbefore provided, in the proportion which the rural population of each State bears to the total rural population of all the States as determined by the next preceding Federal census: Provided further. In 1937 the Extension Service employed 131 agricultural demonstration workers and 115 home demonstration workers, 61 of whom worked for the Negro Extension service. During Fall Extension Conference, we were fortunate to hear from Dr. House of Representatives based on Houston's plan. Tonya Schuitmaker was the lead sponsor of the resolution in the Michigan Senate, and was joined by co-sponsors Darwin Booher, Jack Brandenburg, Michael Green, Goeffrey Hanson, Michael Kowall, John Pappageorge and John Proos. There is an inner desire among Extension professionals to explain things to people. Amended by the Act of June 26, 1953, ch.
The act established a system connected to land-grant universities. Some of the highlights of the national celebration can be found at the 100 Years of Extension and will include a Capitol Hill Reception in the U. The amount paid by the Federal Government to the Virgin Islands and Guam pursuant to this paragraph shall not exceed during any fiscal year, except the fiscal years ending June 30, 1971, and June 30, 1972, when such amount may be used to pay the total cost of providing services pursuant to this Act, the amount available and budgeted for expenditure by the Virgin Islands and Guam for the purposes of this Act. To obtain the funding, states were required to submit project plans, surveys, specifications and estimates to the United States Secretary of Agriculture. In the cabin of each ship was placed a plaque stating that the ship was named by 4-H club members of the state, and near the plaque was a history of the man for whom the ship was named, written on parchment and permanently mounted under glass. By 1911 at least fifteen hundred Mississippi farmers were enrolled in extension programs in fifty counties. The Act of October 5, 1962.
The Act of April 21, 1970, Public Law 94-273, section 15, 90 Stat. I was joined by Bindu Bhakta, Phil Durst, Deanna East, Sharon Jeffery, Lynnae Jess and Bev Przystas, each representing his or her professional Extension association. The act was introduced by Senator Hoke Smith of Georgia and Representative A. The Extension Service quickly became a force, following national trends and having agents provide instruction in new techniques on demonstration farms and in demonstration homes. Wessel, Thomas, and Marilyn Wessel.