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Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1921-11-dec13.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

Minutes of the regular quarterly meeting of the Board of Trustees, University of Kentucky, for Tuesday, December 13, 1921. The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in regular quarterly session in the President's office at the University of Kentucky on Tuesday, December 13, 1921, at 11:30 o'clock, a. m. The following members were present: T. L. Hornsby, Senator H. M. Froman, J. R. Rash, Robert G. Gordon, Tudgc Richard C. Stoll, Rainey T. Wells, James M. Turner, Frank McKee, and W. H. Grady. Prank L. McVey, President of the University, and Wellington Patrick, Secretary of the Board, were also present. In the'absence of the Governor, the meeting was called to order by Judge Stoll. The minutes of the last meeting of the Board of Trustees and minutes of the Executive Committee since the last meeting, of the Board were approved as published. (I) Financial Rport. The financial report of the Business Agent was presente& by the President, read, and ordered filed. (2) (Biernial Rert of the President. The biennial report of the President was read, and on motion by Senator Froman, seconded by Mr. Gordon, ordered printed for distribution. (The report when printed is to be at- tached to these minutes as a part thereof.)- (3) Removal of Feed and Fertilizer Control from Hxperiment Station. On motion by Senator Froman, seconded by Mr. Hornsby, the following resolu- tion was unanimously adopted by the Board: - The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky have given consideration to the information given by the President as to *the proposal OF an or0tniuctiur to ir.ooate- nnd thoir purr3s-. t- introduce legislation to remove from the Experiment Station the feed, fertilizer and pure seed control work. It is the belief of the Board of Trustees that the proposal is against the public in- terest and that if carried out it would be adverse to the intcr;st of the farmers of the State. and would also cripple the work of the Experiment Station. This work has so long been a fundamental part of the Experiment Station that is has become an essential part of its plan of operation and is connected with many important investigations and demonstrations in the field of agriculture. By specific legislation the administration of these laws has been entrusted to the Experiment Station; the fertilizer law for offer thirty-three years, the feed law for sixteen years and the pure seed act for five years. It has thus become an established legislative policy of the State and the administration of these