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For the Good of the Farmer

A Biography of John Harrison Skinner, Dean of Purdue Agriculture

For the Good of the Farmer( )
Author: Whitford, Frederick
ISBN:978-1-55753-643-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Purdue University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

The key role that farming plays in the economy of Indiana today owes much to the work of John Harrison Skinner (1874-1942). Skinner was a pioneering educator and administrator who transformed the study of agriculture at Purdue University during the first decades of the twentieth century. From humble origins, occupying one building and 150 acres at the start of his career, the agriculture program grew to spread over ten buildings and 1,000 acres by the end of his tenure as its first...
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Pages:580
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 2 Inches
Book Weight:2.56 Pounds

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