county agent


noun

a U.S. governmental official employed chiefly to advise farmers on farming and marketing techniques and to promote educational programs fitted to the needs of rural people.

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Also called agricultural agent.
Compare extension agent.

Origin of county agent

An Americanism dating back to 1695–1705
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