Resolution passes Ohio Senate honoring Extension programs

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate unanimously passed a resolution honoring extension programs on their 100th anniversary.

State Sen. Cliff Hite sponsored the bill recognizing the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 that helped formalize agricultural education programs across the country, according to his office.

Hite, R-Findlay, said the programs benefit countless Ohioans.

“I owe most of my agricultural knowledge to the folks at the Extensions in my district,” he said.

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