Any person who receives money from the state for the purpose of promoting the increase of agricultural products or of domestic animals and products thereof shall, on or before the fifteenth day of November of each year in which such money was received, file with the Comptroller a statement of the manner in which such moneys were expended and the result of such expenditure, including, if in competitions, the number of competitors, the lines in which the competitions were made, the amount of soil cultivated and the returns therefrom, with such other details as may be required by the Comptroller. Any person receiving money from any town for any of the purposes specified in this section shall make a similar return to the treasurer of the town from which such money was received and shall file a copy of each such return with the Comptroller. The provisions of this section concerning returns shall apply to all sums expended for extension work of The University of Connecticut for the purposes herein specified.