From the days when Indian chieftains with their hostile bands roamed the sagebrush areas of Utah down to the present, nature's forces have been subdued by many a daring and successful conquest thru the intelligence and unyielding perseverance of Utah's pioneers. Since its establishment, the energies of the Agricultural Experiment Station have been directed toward a continuance of this conquest.
Merrill, M. C.; Israelsen, O. W.; and Alder, Byron, "Circular No. 39 - A Day at the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station" (1918). UAES Circulars. Paper 34.