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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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Still, even those states that founded landgrant schools in the late 1870s and 1880s did very little to make them viable educational institutions.
ARS is coordinating the major activities of four landgrant universities and other organizations associated with the project for 4 to 5 years.
New results on nutrient indexing--such as P index--were presented as part of the symposium, and most states demonstrated significant progress towards establishment of their indices through collaborative efforts between landgrant university researchers and extension specialists, U.
In this case, another value-added opportunity was to connect with the Landgrant College -- Kansas State University.
Among the data reviewed were six landgrant university studies that compared organic and conventional grain cropping systems; studies were conducted in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.
This happy fate is shared by three other associations - the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and the National Association of State Universities and LandGrant Colleges - that joined with CASE to jointly purchase and renovate a 66-year-old building.
contains]]ennu: add Ar-ri-en-nu, proprietor of a royal landgrant (nidinti sarri) VAT, 156199:5 (Kasr archive, chive, year 9 of Darius II).
Clemson University is a state-assisted landgrant university with an enrollment of about 17,000 students.
The University of Maine was established as a landgrant institution at Orono under the name State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.
ES now agrees to help NIST identify state Cooperative Extension Services interested in collaborating with NIST-sponsored technology-transfer programs, help NIST distribute information through ES, and work through the ES network of landgrant university personnel, industry associations, and public-interest groups to promote bilateral projects.
He has been president of the Association of Sea Grant Program Institutions, chairman of the Ocean Science Committee of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, and chairman of the Marine Division of the National Association of State Universitates and LandGrant Colleges.
Oklahoma State University is a five-campus, public landgrant educational system that improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high quality teaching, research and outreach.