A. The Virginia Cooperative Extension Service shall provide the people of the Commonwealth with information and knowledge on subjects related to agriculture, including horticulture and silviculture, agribusiness, home economics, community resource development, 4-H Clubs, and subjects relating thereto, through instruction and the dissemination of useful and practical information through demonstrations, conferences, courses, workshops, publications, meetings, and mass media. The necessary printing and distribution of information in connection with the foregoing and this work shall be carried on in such manner as may be mutually agreed upon by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for the work of the Division, the Virginia State University for the work of the Service Program, the Governor or his designated representative, the United States Secretary of Agriculture, the United States Secretary of Commerce, and other participating bodies.
C. The Agricultural Experiment Station shall conduct research and investigations and establish, publish and distribute results in such forms as will tend to increase the economy, efficiency, and safety of the various enterprises and activities of interest to the Commonwealth and the nation, and promote the conservation and economic utilization of its natural and human resources.
1994, c. 433.