Mumford organized animal husbandry | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
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Herbert Mumford joined the University of Illinois as head of the Department of Animal Husbandry, and he organized the department into divisions for each species of livestock and for nutrition, genetics, and extension, serving as a model for many other colleges.

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Sep 19, 1901
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Herbert W. Mumford, July 1912. Credit University Archives.
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Herbert W. Mumford, July 1912. Credit University Archives.