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Cooperative Extension marks 100 years of service

By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 13, 2014

~~<p>Changes in agriculture during the past 100 years have been countless. All the way from plowing with horses to tractors, the Cooperative Extension Service was there to support innovation. From raising backyard chickens to being able to buy fresh eggs from your favorite farmers market or supermarket, Cooperative Extension was there. From sugar cane and pineapple to diversified agriculture, Cooperative Extension was there to smooth the transition. From macadamia nuts being a relatively obscure Australian nut to becoming a major Hawaii economic crop, Cooperative Extension provided expertise.</p>
<p>But, the Cooperative Extension Service is not just about farming and agriculture. Extension has been there from sewing by hand, to sewing by machine, to store-bought clothes. For over a century, Cooperative Extension has worked with farmers, homemakers, consumers and businesses. Extension also has been heavily involved with guiding Hawaii's youth through 4-H programs.</p>
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Changes in agriculture during the past 100 years have been countless. All the way from plowing with horses to tractors, the Cooperative Extension Service was there to support innovation. From raising backyard chickens to being able to buy fresh eggs from your favorite farmers market or supermarket, Cooperative Extension was there. From sugar cane and pineapple to diversified agriculture, Cooperative Extension was there to smooth the transition. From macadamia nuts being a relatively obscure Australian nut to becoming a major Hawaii economic crop, Cooperative Extension provided expertise.

But, the Cooperative Extension Service is not just about farming and agriculture. Extension has been there from sewing by hand, to sewing by machine, to store-bought clothes. For over a century, Cooperative Extension has worked with farmers, homemakers, consumers and businesses. Extension also has been heavily involved with guiding Hawaii's youth through 4-H programs. Login for more...



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