Series - Agricultural publications

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Agricultural publications

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    • 1949-1988 (Creation)

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    12.09 m of textual records

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    The Agricultural Extension Branch was established in 1959 when the Agricultural Extension Service changed its name. It became the Extension Branch of the Extension and Colleges Division in 1966. It disbanded in 1967.

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    The Information Branch was established in 1967 for the purpose of informing producers and the general public of new developments in agriculture. It was transferred to the Administration area in 1972 after the Extension and Colleges Division was dissolved and Colleges were transferred to Advanced Education. It was renamed the Communications Branch in 1973. Its functions were absorbed by the Communications Division in 1979.

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    The Print Media Branch was created in 1979. Its functions were transferred to Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in 1992.

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    The branch was formed in 1983 when it took over programs from the Training and Development Branch. It ceased operation in 1985.

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    The series consists of publications generated by Communications. The records include books, reports, histories, divisional and branch annual reports, and guides.

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    Direct Transfer


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        GR1990.0484; GR1995.0370; GR1991.0403; GR1991.0404; GR1975.0414; GR1997.0026; GR2000.0608

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