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  1. 1. The 1862 Morrill Act
  2. 2. Which President signed the Morrill Act into law? (A) Abraham Lincoln (C) James Buchanan (B) George Washington (D) Andrew JohnsonThe Morrill Act was signed into law on which day? (A) July 4, 1862 (C) May 15, 1862 (B) July 2, 1862 (D) June 29, 1862In addition to the signature of the President, the act is signed by: (A) Speaker of the House of (C) Two Senators Representatives and President of the (D) The Vice President and the Attorney Senate, pro tempore General (B) Two RepresentativesWho was the first state to accept the provisions of the Morrill Act on September 11, 1862? (A) North Dakota (C) New York (B) Michigan (D) IowaThe first land grant college newly created under the Morrill Act was: (A) North Dakota State University (C) Kansas State (B) Michigan State University (D) Iowa State UniversityLegislation was signed to create the U.S. Department of Agriculture on (A) July 4, 1862 (C) May 15, 1862 (B) July 2, 1862 (D) June 29, 1862The Morrill Act was first proposed in 1857 and was passed by Congress in 1859, but it was vetoedby which President? (A) Abraham Lincoln (C) James Buchanan (B) George Washington (D) Andrew JohnsonThe two privately owned and operated institutions in the original system: (A) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (C) Cornell University and Yale University and Cornell University (D) Columbia University and (B) Harvard University and Yale University Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe total amount of acres given to North Dakota under the Morrill Act to be used, or the proceedsfrom its sale, to be used toward establishing and funding the land grant institution was: (A) 30,000 acres (C) 10,000 acres (B) 60,000 acres (D) 90,000 acres
  3. 3. History of North Dakota REC’s
  4. 4. In what year did the Hatch Act create Agricultural Experiment Stations? (A) 1862 (C) 1889 (B) 1887 (D) 1914The first Ag. Experiment substation to be created was: (A) Edgely Substation (C) Hettinger Substation (B) Dickinson Substation (D) North Central SubstationOf the original buildings at the Hettinger REC, the following still stand: (A) Poultry House and Machine Shed (C) Horse Barn and Poultry Shed (B) Machine Shed and Farm House (D) Farm House and Horse BarnCavalier County, home to the Langdon REC, is known as which Capital of the USA: (A) Durum Capital of the USA (C) Canola Capital of the USA (B) Corn Capital of the USA (D) Grass Capital of the USAThe Northern Hardy Fruit Evaluation Project was initiated in 2006 at the Carrington REC. Onegoal of the project is introducing healthy and delicious fruits easily grown in ND, such asjuneberries. One serving (1 cup) of juneberries contains 27% of the Percent Daily Value for: (A) Fiber (C) Vitamin A (B) Calcium (D) Vitamin CWhich ND 1945 House Bill created and established the NCREC under the control of the NDACproviding for Board of Visitors? (A) HB66 (C) HB85 (B) HB77 (D) HB12In 1945, how many acres of land were donated to the Dickinson REC by local ranchers/farmersfor livestock research? (A) 500 Acres (C) 250 Acres (B) 100 Acres (D) 600 AcresAfter the Williston REC was relocated in 1954, the 80 acres retained by the state became thesite of what? (A) Harmon Park (C) Williston State College (B) Oil Rig (D) Wal-Mart (A) 1985 (B) 1993Property of all of branch stations except those in and was donated to the stateby local communities. (A) Carrington and Streeter (C) Williston and Langdon (B) Minot and Dickinson (D) Hettinger and Streeter
  5. 5. History of North DakotaExtensionCounty Agents
  6. 6. Before Extension was created by the 1914 Smith Lever Act, North Dakota had county agentsthat were hired and paid by: (A) Better Farming Association (C) National Farmers Union (established in 1911) (established 1903) (B) North Dakota Agricultural College (D) North Dakota state governmentThe first County Agent was (A) Samuel Anderson (C) George Harms (B) M.B. Johnson (D) Edwin Charles IversonHe was placed in County. (A) Cass (C) Cass (B) McKenzie (D) BottineauWhich four counties have had continuous county agent service since 1914-1915? (A) Dickey, McKenzie, Morton, and (C) Cass, Grand Forks, Barnes, Wells Towner (D) Adams, Hettinger, Cavalier, Ransom (B) Ward, Burleigh, Williams, RamseyWho has had the longest tenure of any county agent in one county in North Dakota? (A) Donald Hotchkiss, Williams County (C) Walter Mattson, Golden Valley (B) Warren Froelich , Williams County County (D) Evan Hall, Williams CountyWhich North Dakota Govenor’s father was a ND County Agent in Ramsey and Cass Counties(1919-1926) and County Agent Supervisor (1926-27)? (A) William Guy (C) Arthur Link (B) Ed Schafer (D) John DavisWhich North Dakota Governor was an Assistant Cass County Agent in 1947? (A) William Guy (C) Arthur Link (B) Ed Schafer (D) John DavisOnly five county agents have served Williams County with respective tenures of (A) 13, 6, 28, 35.5, and 16 years (C) 5, 8.5, 16, 38, and 31 years (B) 26.5,8, 12, 22, and 31 years (D) 5, 6, 9.5, 40, and 33 yearsIn what year was the language in the North Dakota Century Code edited so all references to“county agent” or “county agent work” were replaced to “extension agent” or “extensionagent work”? (A) 1995 (C) 1993 (B) 1997 (D) 2001
  7. 7. History of North Dakota 4-H
  8. 8. The first State Club Agent, Helen J. Sullivan, was appointed in (A) 1914 (C) 1917 (B) 1905 (D) 1915Director Randlett discontinued all club agent titles and placed the responsibility for youth workwith the county agent in (A) 1922 (C) 1925 (B) 1933 (D) 1918Counties to send delegates to the first National 4-H Club Camp in 1927 were: (A) Ward, McKenzie, Traill, and (C) Slope, Mountrail, Renville, and Sargent Counties Kidder Counties (B) Divide, Adams, McLean, and (D) Pembina, Barnes, Richland, and Bottineau Counties Cass CountiesIn 1932, the first girl to win the National 4-H Stock judging contest was won by Jean (Leake)Baeder of (A) Burleigh (C) Stutsman (B) Grand Forks (D) FosterThe first State 4-H Citizenship Shortcourse was held in: (A) January 1973 (C) January 1977 (B) February 1981 (D) January 1957The organization of what 4-H group happened in 1970? (A) North Dakota 4-H Ambassadors (C) NDSU Collegiate 4-H Group (B) North Dakota 4-H Foundation (D) Western 4-H Camping AssociationIn that year, Cass, Barnes, Ransom, Richland and Saragent (Traill, Steele, LaMoure, and DickeyCounties later became members of the association) obtained 138 acres of land including thetwo large shelters; 10 sleeping cabins and a swimming pool were later added. It becameknown as (A) The Sandhills Camp (C) Sunrise 4-H Camp (B) The Eastern 4-H Camp (D) Rolling Hills Camp
  9. 9. History of ND Family and Consumer Sciences
  10. 10. By 1934, counties had Extension Home Economists. (A) 5 (C) 6 (B) 18 (D) 32The first home demonstration leader was May McDonaldwho worked from: (A) 1915-1918 (C) 1912-1920 (B) 1918-1926 (D) 1932-1936First county home economists were emergency home demonstration agents starting from July1, 1917 through July 1, 1919. Three stayed on for about three years and set a foundation forfuture county home economists. Their counties were: (A) Ward, Cass, and Adams (C) Barnes, Divide, and Burleigh (B) Cass, Grand Forks, and Ramsey (D) Hettinger, McLean, and SlopeAgents with a specialty in the FCS area have been known by at least 4 different titles. Theyinclude: (A) Home Demonstration Agent, Home Economist, Extension Agent, and FCS Agent (B) Home Demo Educator, Home Economist, Extension Educator, and FCS Agent (C) Youth Development Agent, Home Economist, Clothing Economist, and FCS Agent (D) Family Agent, Home Demonstration Agent, Home Economist and FCS Agent.As early as 1914, Extension was concerned about the lunches of school children, so theypublished a bulletin called . In 1938 a State School Lunch Committeewas formed and the State Extension Nutritionist was a charter member. (A) Lunches for Youth (C) Hot Lunch Program (B) Incorporating the Hot Lunch into (D) The Rural Hot Lunch SchoolsHomemakers Clubs were officially organized in with 48 groups organized byExtension. (A) 1922 (C) 1919 (B) 1931 (D) 1925Between which club years did the Homemakers Clubs officially change to FCE clubs as at theNational Summer meeting the change was made? (A) 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 (C) 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 (B) 1991-1992 and 1992-1993 (D) 1999-2000 and 2000 and 2001Barnes County has the best record for continuous county agent and home economist work. ABetter Farming agent started March 22, 1912 and a home economist started (A) September 16, 1918 (C) September 16, 1917 (B) September 16, 1922 (D) September 16, 1915
  11. 11. History of North DakotaExtensionCommunications
  12. 12. How many Extension publications were issued before 1914? (A) 3 (C) 56 (B) 19 (D) 12From 1914 to about 1940, Extension issued fewer than new publications peryear. (A) 4 (C) 2 (B) 5 (D) 6During the 1920’s, radio broadcasts with scientific education were transmitted at the NDACcourtesy of the Extension Service from which building on the campus? (A) Minard Hall (C) Ladd Hall (B) Morrill Hall (D) Memorial UnionIn the late 1930’s County Agent Ralph Newcomer was one of the first agents totry radio broadcasts and the Mandan Creamery and Produce Company sponsored Time for hisprogram. (A) Morton (C) Oliver (B) Burleigh (D) KidderIn what year was the first computer program for Extension, the Extension ManagementSystem (EMIS),(ND used the State EMIS (SEMIS)) usedwhich provided a unified planning andreporting format? (A) 1973 (C) 1975 (B) 1969 (D) 1985AGNET terminals were in place in county offices by 1982 and used until 1987. How manyelectronic mail messages transmitted each year? (A) more than 6,000 (C) more than 8,000 (B) more than 5,000 (D) more than 12,000The first NDSU Extension Service site was linked to the USDA in June of what year? (A) 1995 (C) 1993 (B) 1997 (D) 1991How many lessons did a person have to go through to become a Master Internet Volunteer? (A) 7 lessons (C) 9 lessons (B) 12 lessons (D) 15 lessonsHow many volunteer hours did a Master Internet Volunteer give back to the community? (A) 30 hours (C) 25 hours (B) 50 hours (D) 10 hours
  13. 13. Fun North Dakota Extension Facts
  14. 14. The World War II Liberty Ship was named after which ND Extension Worker: (A) Bill B. Marshall, Cass County (C) Charles C. Denian, Grand Forks (B) Arthur A. Penn, Dickey County County (D) Paul P. Williams, Ramsey CountyIn 1994, the current MPU model for Extension was first piloted in unit and unit (A) 2 and 6 (C) 1 and 10 (B) 8 and 9 (D) 6 and 7ND’s first Extension Agronomist started on August 1, 1927 and was named: (A) P.E. Sheridan (C) C.L. Hephner (B) E.G. Booth (D) M.C. SchaeferA Sugarbeet specialist added to the Extension Staff in (A) 1973 (C) 1962 (B) 1957 (D) 1969NDSU has had only one of the following specialists: (A) Poultry Specialist (C) Rodent Control Specialist (B) Textile Specialist (D) Electrical SpecialistThe Family Nutrition Program was added to the NDSU Extension Service in 1994. The monthlyFNP newsletter, containing shopping tips, nutritional information and healthy recipes, iscalled: (A) Eatwell North Dakota (C) Nutrition Nuggets (B) Food Wise (D) Food MattersWhich NDSU Extension Service director went on to be the national Extension leader withUSDA? (A) Thomas Cooper (C) Myron Johnsrud (B) Stanley Bale (D) Bill PietschThe first Extension Director who was born and raised in North Dakota was: . (A) Dr. Harlow L. Walster (C) Edwin Justin Haslerud (B) George Jacob Baker (D) Arthur Herman Schulz
  15. 15. Info Fromhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/stateagencies/agricextension.htmlBook Hired HandsKarla MonsonMary FroelichLori ScharmerHoines, VanessaFlage, Lynettehttp://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=33REC Directors

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