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extension agents
Subject Category
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
Definition
An educator employed by a county and/or a State cooperative extension service to bring research-based agriculture and quality of life education to local people to help them address farm, home, and community problems at the local level.
Definition Source
Agriculture Fact Book, USDA
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/38958.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/38958
Used For
extension educators
extension practitioners
Broader Term
people
Related Term
extension education
occupations
U.S. Cooperative Extension Service
Spanish
agentes de extensión
Term Number
38958