Index

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A

academic specializations, 36-37, 49-51, 109-113

trends, 44, 47, 49-51

administration, college, 84, 85-87

Agency for International Development, 61, 80

agriculture

concentrations, 26, 27, 28, 31

consultants, 70

engineering, 40, 88-89

faculty specialization, 84, 88-89

productivity, 19, 20

research categories, 62

specializations, 26, 27, 28, 36-37

agronomy, 35, 84, 88

animal science, 84, 88, 93, 93, 95, 118-123

research, 62, 64

associate's degree programs, 38, 45, 46

B

bachelor's degree programs, 45

enrollment, 38

specializations, 46, 49-51

trends, 52

bioengineering, 20

biotechnology, 20, 22

C

colleges of agriculture

locations, 3, 8

names, 3-7, 83, 84

commodity research, 93, 93-96, 94, 96, 97, 128-131

competitive grants, 59, 76, 98-99

consumers

concerns about food, 23-24

food spending, 22, 22

research benefits for, 62

cooperative extension

funding, 75, 76, 76

funding trends, 68, 68, 69

USDA funding, 70

see also extension

crop consultants, 70

crop science, 93, 93, 95, 118-123

Current Research Information Service (CRIS), 61, 91-92, 118-123

D

degree programs

concentrations, 45, 46, 47

non-land grant schools, 44, 46

regional specialization, 47, 48

specializations, 46, 49-51

trends, 47, 52

demographics

doctorate degree recipients, 53, 54, 54, 55, 56

student, 41-42, 44-45

Department of Agriculture, U.S.

Agricultural Research Service (ARS), 58, 59

cooperative extension funding, 70

Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) , 58, 61



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Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile Index Italicized page numbers indicate that the subject appears in a table. A academic specializations, 36-37, 49-51, 109-113 trends, 44, 47, 49-51 administration, college, 84, 85-87 Agency for International Development, 61, 80 agriculture concentrations, 26, 27, 28, 31 consultants, 70 engineering, 40, 88-89 faculty specialization, 84, 88-89 productivity, 19, 20 research categories, 62 specializations, 26, 27, 28, 36-37 agronomy, 35, 84, 88 animal science, 84, 88, 93, 93, 95, 118-123 research, 62, 64 associate's degree programs, 38, 45, 46 B bachelor's degree programs, 45 enrollment, 38 specializations, 46, 49-51 trends, 52 bioengineering, 20 biotechnology, 20, 22 C colleges of agriculture locations, 3, 8 names, 3-7, 83, 84 commodity research, 93, 93-96, 94, 96, 97, 128-131 competitive grants, 59, 76, 98-99 consumers concerns about food, 23-24 food spending, 22, 22 research benefits for, 62 cooperative extension funding, 75, 76, 76 funding trends, 68, 68, 69 USDA funding, 70 see also extension crop consultants, 70 crop science, 93, 93, 95, 118-123 Current Research Information Service (CRIS), 61, 91-92, 118-123 D degree programs concentrations, 45, 46, 47 non-land grant schools, 44, 46 regional specialization, 47, 48 specializations, 46, 49-51 trends, 47, 52 demographics doctorate degree recipients, 53, 54, 54, 55, 56 student, 41-42, 44-45 Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agricultural Research Service (ARS), 58, 59 cooperative extension funding, 70 Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) , 58, 61

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Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile Cooperative State Research Service (CSRS), 58n, 59 Economic Research Service (ERS), 58 formula funds, 79 National Agricultural Library (NAL), 58 research funding, 100, 101, 101-102, 102 diet and health, 23-24, 29 extension staff allocations, 73, 74 research, 62, 64, 118-123 doctorate degree employment, 53, 54 graduate demographics, 53, 54, 54, 55, 56 number of programs, 45 regional distribution of graduates, 48 specializations, 46, 47, 49-51, 66 trends, 40, 52 E employment trends, 18 doctorate degree recipients, 53, 54 enrollment concentration, 41, 43 degree programs, 38 ethnic and gender diversity, 41-42, 44-45 foreign-born students, 42 graduate, 37, 39-40, 40 regional, 39-40, 40, 42 trends, 38, 38 undergraduate, 37, 39-40 environmental concerns, 20 research, 62, 64 ethnic minorities doctorate degree recipients, 55, 55 enrollment, 41-42, 44-45 foreign-born students, 42 history of land grant system, 1 Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), 62, 63, 64, 64-65 extension evolution of, 8, 15, 67-68 goals, 67, 68 regional distribution of staff, 71, 71, 72, 114-116 relation to research, 15 resource allocations, 72, 73, 74, 114-116 within college structure, 84 see also cooperative extension F factor productivity, 19 faculty appointment types, 89 specialization, 84, 88-89 farm inputs chemical, 19 labor, 19 farm-related industries, 31, 32 farming and the environment, 20 and state economies, 26, 29, 31 and U.S. economy, 27, 29, 29 farms employment, 31, 32 income, 24, 25, 26, 30 number of, 18, 25 population trends, 18 size, 24, 25 fellowships and scholarships, 35 food consumer attitudes, 23-24 expenditures, U.S. consumer, 22, 22 safety, 23-24, 62 Food and Agriculture Education Information System (FAEIS), 34, 38 food science, 84, 88-89 forest resources research, 92, 92-93, 118-123, 124-127 forestry schools/colleges faculty, 89 graduate students, 89 locations, 3-7, 16 names, 3-7 relation to colleges of agriculture, 16 research expenditures, 61, 62, 64-65, 89-91, 126-127 research funding, 16, 79 specializations, 36-37 formula funds, 76, 77, 78, 79, 97, 98-99, 100 funding agencies, 61, 80, 82, 102 agriculture education, 35 commodity research, 93, 93 Congressional, 69, 79, 79, 80 extension, 68, 68, 69, 70 extramural research, 59 federal, 69, 75, 76, 76, 77, 79, 80, 82, 98-99, 100, 101, 102 forestry research, 16 intramural research, 59, 60 land grant system legislation, 9-14, 15 mechanisms, 96-97, 98-99, 100, 100-102, 101, 102 private, 75, 76, 76, 98-99, 100, 101 research, 60, 61, 75, 76, 76, 77, 78, 79, 79, 80 state, 75, 76, 76, 98-99, 100, 100 G General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 31 graduates regional distribution, 44, 109-113 specializations, 44, 46, 109-113 grants competitive, 59, 76, 77, 98-99 private, 75, 76 research funding mechanisms, 76 H history extension, 8 land grant system, 1-2, 8, 15 teaching of agriculture, 34-35

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Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile I international issues population and food needs, 22, 31 students, 42 trade, 19, 31 investments, annual rates of return on research, 21 L land grant colleges of agriculture 1862s, 1, 44, 45 1890s, 1, 44, 45 history, 1-2, 8, 15 legislation and funding mechanisms, 9-14, 15, 76, 77, 77 locations, 3-7 names, 3-7, 83 Native American, 15 M master's degree programs, 45 enrollment, 38 natural resources, 47 non-land grant schools, 46 number of, 46 specializations, 49-51 trends, 52 N National Research Initiative (NRI), 59 natural resources degree programs, 47, 49-51 degrees conferred, 47 faculty, 84, 88-89 research, 62, 64, 90, 91, 118-123 non-land grant colleges degree programs, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48 graduates, 44, 46 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 31 P plant science, 84, 88 research, 62, 64 population farm, 18, 19, 31, 32 rural, 31, 106-107 state distribution, 106-107 total U.S., 19 urban, 31, 106-107 production faculty specialization, 84, 88-89 specialization, 27 R regional college enrollment, 39-40, 40, 42 commodity production, 26, 27, 28, 128-130 extension staff distribution, 71, 71, 72, 73, 114-116 forest resources, 92, 92-93 graduate distribution, 44, 48 graduate specialization, 47, 48, 109-113 research allocations, 91, 93, 95, 96, 97 research allocation of scientist time, 64-65, 66 categories, 62 at colleges of agriculture, 60, 61, 62, 64-65 commodity, 93, 93-96, 94, 96, 97, 128-131 consumer benefits, 62 ESCOP program areas, 63, 64-65 extramural, 59 forest resources, 16, 118-123, 124-127 funding, 60, 61, 75, 76, 76, 77, 78, 79, 79, 80, 96-97, 98-99, 100 , 100-102, 101, 102 historical development, 8 institutional distribution of Congressional grants, 80, 81 intramural, 59, 60 and productivity, 19, 21, 74 program area allocations, 73, 74, 90, 90-91, 118-123 rates of return, 21 school/college expenditures, 62 trends, 61, 62, 64 USDA structure, 58 veterinary medicine, 61, 62, 64-65, 79, 91 S scientists agricultural, 53 demographics, 53, 54, 54, 55, 55, 56 doctorate degree recipients, 53-56 employment, 54 research allocations in schools of agriculture, 64-65, 66 trends, 53, 53 social issues community, 71, 72, 73, 114-117 ESCOP research, 64 extension staff allocations, 72, 73 family, 71, 72, 73, 114-117 leadership, 71, 72, 73, 114-117 research expenditures by institutions, 118-123 SAES research allocations, 73, 74 youth, 71, 72, 73, 114-117 socioeconomic factors, 18 staff extension, 71, 71-74, 72, 73, 114-116 regional breakdown, 72, 114-116 research, 89 resident extension, 89 SAES resource allocations, 73, 74 see also faculty State Agricultural Experiment Stations commodity research, 94, 94-96, 96, 97

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Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile federal funding, 77, 80, 82 funding mechanisms, 96-97, 98-99, 100, 100-101, 101 historical development, 8 private funding, 75 research allocations by program area, 73, 74 research expenditures, 98-99, 124-125 strategic planning, 63 USDA funding, 59, 60, 61 T teaching, 34-35 V vertical integration, 27 veterinary medicine schools/colleges locations, 3-7, 16 names, 3-7 relation to colleges of agriculture, 15-16, 84 research expenditures, 61, 62, 64-65, 91 research funding, 79 W women, 41, 55, 55

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