Building Institutions to Serve Agriculture: A Summary Report

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Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Purdue University, 1968 - 236 sayfa
 

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Sayfa xv - We are however not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it: And to show our grateful sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them in all we know, and make men of them.
Sayfa xv - We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors; they were totally good...
Sayfa xv - ... that you mean to do us good by your proposal, and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise, must know that different nations have different conceptions of things; and you will therefore not take it amiss if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it; several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back...
Sayfa xv - Pennsylvania, anno 1744, between the Government of Virginia and the Six Nations. After the principal Business was settled, the Commissioners from Virginia acquainted the Indians by a Speech, that there was at Williamsburg...
Sayfa xv - We are convinc'd, therefore, that you mean to do us Good by your Proposal; and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise, must know that different Nations have different Conceptions of things; and you will therefore not take it amiss, if our Ideas of this kind of Education happen...
Sayfa xv - Nations would send down half a dozen of their sons to that college, the government would take care that they should be well provided for, and instructed in all the learning of the white people.
Sayfa 44 - Mutual Security Agency (MSA), Institute of Inter-American Affairs (IIAA), and the Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations (OFAR) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) . Projects were exclusively oriented toward agricultural and rural development. The program was experimental in nature and extremely limited in scope. (2) Proliferation (Summer 1953- July 1955).
Sayfa 109 - A full-fledged college of agriculture should, in our opinion, be able to make provision not only for instruction and practical training, but also for research and extension work. It should endeavour to establish itself as the leader in progressive agricultural practice of the surrounding countryside. It should apply itself to the problems of the immediate neighbourhood and attempt, by its own extension work, to carry the results of its investigations to the peasantry around. This alone can make the...
Sayfa xv - Having few artificial wants, they have abundance of leisure for improvement by conversation. Our laborious manner of life, compared with theirs, they esteem slavish and base ; and the learning on which we value ourselves they regard as frivolous and useless. An instance of this occurred at the treaty of Lancaster, in Pennsylvania, anno 1744, between the government of Virginia and the Six Nations. After the principal business was settled, the commissioners from Virginia acquainted the Indians by a...
Sayfa 44 - He has divided this time span into six different periods and given the following capsule descriptions: (1) Genesis (January 1949-Summer 1953). During this period, the university contract program was conceived and the first projects were initiated. A number of government agencies were associated with project administration: the Technical Cooperation Administration (TCA), Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA), Mutual Security Agency (MSA), Institute of Inter-American Affairs (ILAA), and the Office...

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