Cooperative Extension Service (CES)
So, what is a Cooperative Extension Service? Besides being a mouthful, these
are USDA sponsored agencies within a College or University, that provide
education and support services for agriculture. They assist farmers and home
gardeners alike. As a good example, for a small fee, they can provide a thorough
soil analysis. They are at the forefront of agricultural research and
are often involved in problem issues like plant disease and insect
There is a Cooperative Extension Service agency (CES) in every state. There
are numerous county offices within some states. To find a Cooperative Extension
Service agency in your state, simply type into a search engine "Cooperative
Extension Service", followed by the name of your state.
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