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Resources, the metropolis and the land-grant university

Conference on Natural Resources (1963 University of Massachusetts)

Resources, the metropolis and the land-grant university

proceedings.

by Conference on Natural Resources (1963 University of Massachusetts)

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Published in [Amherst .
Written in English

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    • Natural resources -- United States.

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      Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Massachusetts and the Conservation Foundation, New York.

      StatementEdited by A. J. W. Scheffey.
      SeriesUniversity of Massachusetts. College of Agriculture. Cooperative Extension Service. Publication 410.
      ContributionsScheffey, Andrew J. W., 1928- ed., University of Massachusetts (Amherst campus). Cooperative Extension Service
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103.7 .C56 1963
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5563520M
      LC Control Number67064391
      OCLC/WorldCa2100344

      The federal government donated a quantity of land, situated in the U.S. Western Land District and not exceeding two townships, for the use and support of a seminary of learning or a state university. The land was sold for not less than $ per acre. (Laws of . In , Oregon State University celebrates years as a land-grant institution with a mission to serve as a “school for the people of Oregon.” The first class to graduate from Oregon’s.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Ch. 1. Contributions of entomology to the mission of the twenty-first-century land grant university / Richard L. Jones --Ch. logy: a major component of pest management at the University of California in the twenty-first century / Seymour D. Van . Teaching students about the land grant mission of the university through a special program for land grant scholars is unique to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Its director hopes the UNL Morrill Scholars Program grows so hundreds of students can learn about the system founded to provide education to all people, as well as the service and.

      A university press is an academic publishing house specializing in academic monographs and scholarly journals. Most are nonprofit organizations and an integral component of a large research publish work that has been reviewed by scholars in the field. They produce mainly scholarly works (e.g. monographs), but also often have "popular" titles, such as books . Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in , it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied.


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