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Creator Agriculture (WKU)
Title UA66. Ogden College of Science & Engineering 5. Department of Agriculture
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1914
Description Records created by the Department of Agriculture.

Series 1. Student Organizations
Series 2. Publications
Series 3. Agricultural Exposition Center & Farm
Series 4. Administration
Series 5. Events
Admin / Biog History Agriculture has been a program since 1914 under the leadership of M.C. Ford and became a separate department in 1940.

Frederick Mutchler 1907-1913
M.C. Ford 1913-1916
Omar Cunningham 1916-1918 (acting)
M.C. Ford 1918-1940
William Edens 1940-1943
Charles Taylor 1943-1958 (acting)
Luther Baxter, Jr. 1958-1966
William Stroube 1966-1970
Leonard Brown 1970-1978
James Worthington 1978-1979 (acting)
Leonard Brown 1979-1982
James Worthington 1982-1983 (acting)
Luther Hughes, Jr. 1983-1996
Gordon Jones 1996-1997 (interim)
Raymond Johnson 1997-
Jenks Britt
Jack Rudolph -2005-

Farm Managers
Joe McCarty manager 1924, included creamery, dairy and poultry production
Charles Taylor 1925-1958
Luther Baxter 1958-1966
Larry Mutter 1966-1971
Ted Thomas 1971-1976
Kenneth Kidd 1976-1992
Joe Meng 1992-1995, Expo and Farm Coordinator
Joe Don Estes 1995-1996
Brian Bolt 1996-
Curtis Mitchell -2001-
Bob Jaynes -2005-2007-

Dairy Herdsmen:
Chester Harrison 1926-1962
Luther Baxter 1962-1966
Larry Mutter 1966-1971
Charles Jones 1971-1989
Dale Rothwell 1989-1993
Kenneth Briggs 1993-1995
Joey Clark 1995-
John Tako -2005-
Andy Pike -2007-

Agricultural Exposition Center Director
Warren Beeler 1981
Hub Reese 1982-1984?
Robert Spiller 1985-1991?
Joe Bill Meng 1993-1995? Expo and Farm Coordinator
Darrell Towe 1996-1997?
Darrin Benton -2005-
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Adult education
Alumni & alumnae
Animal auctions
Dairy farming
Educational facilities
Farmers' groups
Florist shops
High school student activities.
Student organizations
Search Terms Agricultural education
Agricultural Exposition Center (WKU)
Agriculture (WKU)
Block & Bridle (WKU)
Cherry Country Life Club (WKU)
Floral Design Training Center & Floral Shop (WKU)
Future Farmers of America
WKU Farm
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Materials UA37.35 O.J. Wilson Departmental Histories
Catalog Number UA66.5
Dates of Creation 1914-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent .37 cu. ft., film/video/audio, and OS
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA66
Level of Description Series
Disciplines Agricultural Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Containers Slide Show - Film/Video/Audio File
Film/Video/Audio File
Child Records Agriculture (WKU)
Agriculture (WKU)
Agriculture (WKU)
Agriculture (WKU)
Agriculture (WKU)