Definition of Extension agent
1. Noun. An advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics.
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Literary usage of Extension agent
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1. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1918)
"The farm bureau is furnishing the majority of funds for the support of the extension agent's office, though such support is being gradually taken over by ..."
2. Pest Management and Food Production: Looking to the Future by Montague Yudelman, Annu Ratta, David F. Nygaard (1998)
"The FF5 process changes the roles of the extension agent and farmer, with the agent becoming more of a collaborator, consultant, and facilitator, ..."
3. Income Diversification And Poverty in the Northern Uplands of Vietnam by Nicholas Minot (2006)
"At the same time, fewer than half the farmers had direct contact with an extension agent during the previous year. Much of the dissemination seems to occur ..."
4. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1921)
"... training in extension methods is essential for efficient and intelligent execution of responsibilities accepted as a home economics extension agent, ..."