Hatch Act becomes law | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017

The Hatch Act passed the Congress and was signed into law, enabling the creation of state agricultural experiment stations by the appropriation of funds for agricultural research to the various land-grant universities.

Mar 02, 1887
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Hatch Act becomes law
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William Henry Hatch