Using funds appropriated by the Federal Hatch Act of 1887, the Michigan State Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) established five experimental stations-Baldwin, Grayling, Harrison, Oscoda, and Walton--across the sand barrens to experiment with different methods to support agricultural and tree crops.
What does HA stand for?
HA stands for Hatch Act of 1887
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- Hanford Operations Office (Department of Energy)
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1) The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 followed the Hatch Act of 1887, which funded research primarily in agriculture, and established the Cooperative Extension Service.
Department of Agriculture in the same year which promoted commercial agriculture, the Hatch Act of 1887 which created agricultural experiment stations, the agricultural extension service which educated farmers in modern agriculture, and the country life movement early in the twentieth century which studied and improved rural living.