The 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever
Act of 1914
which officially created the national Cooperative
Extension System will take place in 2014. This celebration will highlight
Extension’s past and focus on the contemporary application of Extension’s
transformational educational programming into the future.

Dr. Pete Vergot

District Extension Director for University of Florida IFASExtension, Northwest District.His major assignments include County Operations ofExtension programs for the 16 counties of the Florida Panhandle. He has statewide assignments of internationalizing extension and information technologies.