Agronomist C. T. Christensen from Vollebekk in Ås was hired as an employee by Norges Vel's board of directors in 1852 with the task to "advise countrymen and start agricultural and start economical associations as well as collect material for descriptions.

in 1854 Norges Vel employed a swedish lady, mamsel Svenson, as a travelling teacher in dobbelspinning . Household crafts education was an important role and in 1887 the Norwegian association for household crafts was created.

In the period from 1857 to 1875 drainage technicians to be responsible for planning and execution of ditch work.