This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the nation’s first county Farm Bureau in Broome County, N.Y. Farm Bureau and the Cooperative Extension Service grew side-by-side in the early years of the last century. Along with farm mechanization and rural electrification, they had a transformational effect on American agriculture. . . .
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