Agriculture Educators: Dairy Educators, George Washington Carver, Wilhelm Johannsen, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Otto Frederick Hunziker Source Wikipedia

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Malcolm Trout, John Hall Maxwell, John Nesbitt. Excerpt: George Washington Carver (January 1864 - January 5, 1943), was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor.

The exact day and year of his birth are unknown- he is believed to have been born in January of 1864, before slavery was abolished in Missouri. Much of Carvers fame is based on his research into and promotion of crops as alternatives to cotton, such as peanuts and sweet potatoes. He wanted poor farmers to grow alternative crops both as a source of their own food and as a source of other products to improve their quality of life.

The most popular of his 44 practical bulletins for farmers contained 105 food recipes that used peanuts. He also created or disseminated about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin.

In the Reconstruction South, an agricultural monoculture of cotton depleted the soil, and in the early 20th century the boll weevil destroyed much of the cotton crop. Carvers work on peanuts was intended to provide an alternative crop. In addition to his work on agricultural extension education for purposes of advocacy of sustainable agriculture and appreciation of plants and nature, Carvers important accomplishments also included improvement of racial relations, mentoring children, poetry, painting, and religion.

He served as an example of the importance of hard work, a positive attitude, and a goo...



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