Agriculture -- Nevada
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The Agricultural Club, better known as the "Aggies" or the Aggie Club, was organized in 1909, and included the agricultural faculty, and students in agriculture and home economics. The collection contains records that cover the club's activities, 1924-1959, in the form of scrapbooks and minutes, as well as the organization's constitution, a dance announcement sign, and a wolf caricature drawing.
Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.
Thomas E. Buckman (1895-1977) graduated from the University of Nevada in 1921, and was a charter member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He served as Lyon county extension agent, 1921-1922, and Washoe county extension agent, 1923-1925, before joining the University of Nevada extension division as associate professor in 1925. He retired in 1955 as assistant director. The collection includes information on Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity and the Nevada Extension Service.
The collection consists of issues of the Nevada Cooperative Extension's "Publications EB" series (Educational Bulletin). The bulletins cover a range of topics, including horticulture, rangeland management, and Lake Tahoe management.
Report of tour taken by ten agricultural leaders and officials from Libya to study the business, social, and educational aspects of Nevada agriculture.