Agricultural Experiment Stations provide catalyst for 150 years of innovations in agriculture

Smith, Ron
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/17/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 24, Special section p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of experiment stations to agriculture productivity in the U.S. as of 2009. An overview of the Hatch Act which established agricultural experiment stations across the country is presented as well as the experiment stations in Texas A&M University and Mississippi State University. In addition, it notes on the benefits of experiment stations as it significantly improve agricultural productivity in the country as compared in the 19th century agriculture.


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