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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Demonstration planned Monday at ISU over banana researchDemonstrations are planned simultaneously Monday in Ames and in Seattle over th
Demonstration planned Monday at ISU over banana research
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Demonstrations are planned simultaneously Monday in Ames and in Seattle over the Gates Foundation's funding for the Transgenic Banana Study at Iowa State University. The AGRA Watch group said the demonstration is planned for 9:30-10:30 a.m. The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Calamansi Rehabilitation in Mindoro A project has been launched to revitalize the calamansi industry in Victoria,
Calamansi Rehabilitation in Mindoro
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
A project has been launched to revitalize the calamansi industry in Victoria, Oriental Mindoro where production has declined in past years. The project is a collaboration of the local government of Victoria, the... Read more
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The News & Observer
NCSU professor charged with embezzling from agriculture student groups | News & Observer February 11, 2016 9:16 AM An animal science professor at
NCSU professor charged with embezzling from agriculture student groups
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer February 11, 2016 9:16 AM An animal science professor at N.C. State University has been... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Farmers fill A-State campus for conferenceThe Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro was filled with farmers on We
Farmers fill A-State campus for conference
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
The Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro was filled with farmers on Wednesday. The 22nd annual Agribusiness Conference took place all day. Dean of the College of Agriculture and Technology at A-State Timothy N. Burcham said the conference... Read more
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The State News
Faculty members recognized at 2016 Awards ConvocationOn Tuesday night, a number of faculty members were recognized at the annual All
Faculty members recognized at 2016 Awards Convocation
The State News / Posted 3 days ago
On Tuesday night, a number of faculty members were recognized at the annual All-University Awards Convocation. The following is a list of the awarded faculty members. William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Awards: Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, College of... Read more
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The State News
MSU professor's bean research has impact across worldIn the early morning, in a farm building surrounded by fields full of snow, Jam
MSU professor's bean research has impact across world
The State News / Posted 6 days ago
In the early morning, in a farm building surrounded by fields full of snow, James Kelly prepares to test the latest research models with his colleagues. Hoping to see improvement over previous attempts, these newest inventions could have both... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
State seeks century farmsThe fact that 50 century farms are in Newton County and 39 are in McDonald Coun
State seeks century farms
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The fact that 50 century farms are in Newton County and 39 are in McDonald County isn’t a surprise to Russell Hively of Neosho.“Farmers traditionally don’t move like the rest of people do,” said Hively, who has spent much of his life reporting on... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn University receives $2.5 million gift for poultry centerAuburn University has received a $2.5 million gift from an Alabama family that
Auburn University receives $2.5 million gift for poultry center
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
Auburn University has received a $2.5 million gift from an Alabama family that will be used, in part, for a new poultry center, the school announced Friday. The gift from Charles C. "Buddy" Miller III and wife Pinney Allen will also memorialize... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr. Nah-Doe Bropleh DiesFormer Minister of Agriculture, Former Deputy Executive Secretary, WARDA The d
Dr. Nah-Doe Bropleh Dies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Former Minister of Agriculture, Former Deputy Executive Secretary, WARDA The death is announced of Dr. Nah-Doe Patrick Bropleh, former Deputy Executive Secretary of the West African Rice Development Association (WARDA) and former Minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The States Murtala Created... 40 Years AfterLagos, Makurdi, Owerri and Akure — It was the 34th day of the year 1976 in the
The States Murtala Created... 40 Years After
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Lagos, Makurdi, Owerri and Akure — It was the 34th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. A recommendation of the panel chaired by Justice Ayo Irikefe just came into reality - Nigeria had been split into 19 states by the regime of General... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bca Fades Into a MemoryBotswana College of Agriculture (BCA) will cease to exist from this midnight (S
Bca Fades Into a Memory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) will cease to exist from this midnight (Sunday). In its place a new entity - Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUANR) - will emerge inheriting all that belonged to the College from the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Scientists complete research into street food vendingRegional News of Thursday, 4 February 2016 A group of scientists from the Kwam
Scientists complete research into street food vending
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 days ago
Regional News of Thursday, 4 February 2016 A group of scientists from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have completed research into street food vending in Kumasi to direct policy makers to frame specific laws to... Read more
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Balita
LGU, academe partner with international research center to boost Or. Mindoro calamansi industry February 3, 2016 12:10 pm MANILA, Feb. 2 — The local government of Victoria,
LGU, academe partner with international research center to boost Or. Mindoro calamansi industry
Balita / Posted 9 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:10 pm MANILA, Feb. 2 — The local government of Victoria, Oriental Mindoro and Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology... Read more
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Farming Life
Book your place for Working Hunter demonstration eveningThe College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), along with The I
Book your place for Working Hunter demonstration evening
Farming Life / Posted 10 days ago
The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), along with The Irish Draught Horse Society Ltd of Northern Ireland are holding a demonstration evening to guide people through the upcoming Working Hunter process with some emphasis on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Durban School Pupils to Attempt Guinness World RecordOn Friday, 2 100 Durban pupils will attempt to break the official Guinness Worl
Durban School Pupils to Attempt Guinness World Record
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
On Friday, 2 100 Durban pupils will attempt to break the official Guinness World Record for the largest practical science lesson, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) said on Tuesday. The university's spokesperson, Indu Moodley, said in a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Durban school pupils to attempt Guinness World RecordAmanda Khoza, News24 Durban – On Friday, 2 100 Durban pupils will attempt to b
Durban school pupils to attempt Guinness World Record
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 Durban – On Friday, 2 100 Durban pupils will attempt to break the official Guinness World Record for the largest practical science lesson, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) said on Tuesday. The university's spokesperson,... Read more
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Horse and Hound
12 places you should venture to with your horse this weekIf you’re looking for somewhere to compete or train with your horse this week n
12 places you should venture to with your horse this week
Horse and Hound / Posted 12 days ago
If you’re looking for somewhere to compete or train with your horse this week no matter which corner of the country you’re in, here are some dates you need to put in your diary and enter online via Equo Events Hone your jumping skills in the south... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Cornell School of Hotel Administration to become part of new Cornell College of Business College will comprise the School of Hotel Administration, the Charles H. Dyso
Cornell School of Hotel Administration to become part of new Cornell College of Business
Hospitality Net / Posted 12 days ago
College will comprise the School of Hotel Administration, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Maxine and Bob Burton presented Medallion of Honor by UGA College of AgricultureUniversity of Georgia alumni Maxine and Bob Burton have been awarded the Medall
Maxine and Bob Burton presented Medallion of Honor by UGA College of Agriculture
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
University of Georgia alumni Maxine and Bob Burton have been awarded the Medallion of Honor by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Every year, the honor is presented to an outstanding individual or couple in... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Edward Lee WaxhamThe son of the late Raymond and Lillian (Post) Waxham, he was born in Silver Cr
Edward Lee Waxham
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The son of the late Raymond and Lillian (Post) Waxham, he was born in Silver Creek, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 1922. A happy farm boy in his growing-up years, Ed thoroughly enjoyed the freedom of country life. He attended Hanover 4 Country School at... Read more
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Business Wire
Cornell University to Establish an Integrated College of BusinessITHACA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cornell University announced today that it will
Cornell University to Establish an Integrated College of Business
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
ITHACA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cornell University announced today that it will establish an integrated College of Business with the transformative excellence, scope and scale to cement the University’s position as a world-class center of teaching and... Read more
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Newswise
Bedbugs Have Built Resistance to Widely Used Chemical Treatments, Study Finds Overuse of certain insecticides to blame Available for logged-in reporters on
Bedbugs Have Built Resistance to Widely Used Chemical Treatments, Study Finds
Newswise / Posted 15 days ago
Overuse of certain insecticides to blame Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsJournal of Medical Entomology, Jan. 29 Newswise — Some of the most widely used... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Bedbugs develop resistance to neonicotinoidsOne of the most of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs ar
Bedbugs develop resistance to neonicotinoids
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
One of the most of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are not effective because the pesky insects have built up a tolerance to them, according to a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and New Mexico State... Read more
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Science Daily
Bedbugs develop resistance to widely used chemical treatments, rendering them ineffective: This is the first study to show that overuse of certain insecticides has led to an increased resistance to the compounds, making them much less effective than advertisedMillions of dollars have been spent on insecticides to kill the bugs that have
Bedbugs develop resistance to widely used chemical treatments, rendering them ineffective: This is the first study to show that overuse of certain insecticides has led to an increased resistance to the compounds, making them much less effective than advertised
Science Daily / Posted 16 days ago
Millions of dollars have been spent on insecticides to kill the bugs that have wreaked havoc on everything from hotels in New York City to homes in Los Angeles. But this is the first study to show that overuse of certain insecticides has led to an... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Super bed bugs' refuse to die as blood-suckers build up resistance to poisonExperts are warning that a new breed of 'super bed bugs' are threatening to bec
'Super bed bugs' refuse to die as blood-suckers build up resistance to poison
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Experts are warning that a new breed of 'super bed bugs' are threatening to become even more of a pest after building up a resistance to a common insecticide. The insects live in cracks and crevices in and around the bed and crawl out at night to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bedbugs develop resistance to widely used chemical treatments, rendering them ineffectiveIt turns out, the insecticides used to kill bedbugs don't even scratch the surf
Bedbugs develop resistance to widely used chemical treatments, rendering them ineffective
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
It turns out, the insecticides used to kill bedbugs don't even scratch the surface, a study by Virginia Tech and New Mexico State University found. Credit: Virginia Tech One of the most of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bed bugs are becoming resistant to common insecticidesRise of the SUPER PESTS: This means sprays used to kill the bugs aren't very
Bed bugs are becoming resistant to common insecticides
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Rise of the SUPER PESTS: This means sprays used to kill the bugs aren't very effective Rise in infestations blamed on travelling, as bugs hitch a ride on clothes They live in the cracks and... Read more
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Wilson County News
Texas Tech University System pursues vet medicine schoolJanuary 27, 2016 | 59 views | Post a commentTexas Tech University System offi
Texas Tech University System pursues vet medicine school
Wilson County News / Posted 17 days ago
January 27, 2016 | 59 views | Post a commentTexas Tech University System officials have announced plans to develop a veterinary school and veterinary medicine doctoral program in response to student demand and industry needs, according to a Dec. 4... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drones Used to Gather Crop DataScientists from various research institutions in the region are carrying out a
Drones Used to Gather Crop Data
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Scientists from various research institutions in the region are carrying out a pilot project for gathering crop data using drones. The researchers from the University of Nairobi and the International Potato Centre (CIP) in partnership with the... Read more
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Maneater
Faculty Council proposes examining MU and UM System’s relationshipFaculty Council focused on a proposed resolution to examine the relationship be
Faculty Council proposes examining MU and UM System’s relationship
Maneater / Posted 23 days ago
Faculty Council focused on a proposed resolution to examine the relationship between MU and the UM system during its first meeting of the year Thursday. Proposed Resolution “In the 53-year history in the University of Missouri System, this is the... Read more
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Yahoo News
15 Foods That Make Your Depression or Anxiety Worse By Cecelia Smith and Grant Stoddard If you've ever found yourself scraping t
15 Foods That Make Your Depression or Anxiety Worse
Yahoo News / Posted 24 days ago
By Cecelia Smith and Grant Stoddard If you've ever found yourself scraping the bottom of a tub of ice cream after a bad day, you already know that your emotions can influence what you eat. But... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Olson Research Laboratories at SDSU being rededicated Friday�The 3 to 5 p.m. dedication will feature an introduction by Daniel Scholl, dire
Brookings Register Olson Research Laboratories at SDSU being rededicated Friday
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 24 days ago
�The 3 to 5 p.m. dedication will feature an introduction by Daniel Scholl, director of South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station; comments from Barry Dunn, South Dakota Corn Utilization Council Endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and... Read more
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Charleston Express
Remembering an Arkansas SenatorBy U. S. Senator John Boozman Arkansas recently lost Dale Bumpers, a political
Remembering an Arkansas Senator
Charleston Express / Posted 24 days ago
By U. S. Senator John Boozman Arkansas recently lost Dale Bumpers, a political leader who helped shape our state in his years of public service which included 24 in the United States Senate. I was pleased to join Senator Tom Cotton to recognize this... Read more
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The Advocate
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduatesGraduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. T
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduates
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Graduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. They will receive 1,285 bachelor’s degrees, 337 master’s and professional degrees or certificates and 107 doctoral degrees. Fifty-two percent of the graduates are women,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Local store earns ‘Class Champion’ awardThe Hendersonville Tractor Supply Company store was recently recognized for win
Local store earns ‘Class Champion’ award
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 25 days ago
The Hendersonville Tractor Supply Company store was recently recognized for winning the "Class Champion" award for meeting the company goals during the 4-H/TSC Fall 2015 Paper Clover Promotion. Employees at the Hendersonville TSC store had 25.9... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wray, 78, ex-president of Tyson Foods, diesDonald "Buddy" Wray, former president of Tyson Foods and one of the key players
Wray, 78, ex-president of Tyson Foods, dies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Donald "Buddy" Wray, former president of Tyson Foods and one of the key players in transforming the company into a food industry giant, died Monday. He was 78. John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, said Wray was a legendary figure at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNDP Assists CommunitiesMaun — Maun residents have been urged to take advantage of the United Nations D
UNDP Assists Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Maun — Maun residents have been urged to take advantage of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility funding grant geared towards promoting sustainable utilisation of the environment, land and natural... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Area students earn scholarshipsEAST LANSING — The Michigan Dairy Memorial and Scholarship Foundation recently
Area students earn scholarships
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
EAST LANSING — The Michigan Dairy Memorial and Scholarship Foundation recently awarded $95,000 in scholarships to 33 Michigan State University students pursuing dairy industry-related programs of study for the 2015-16 academic year.Several area... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Agusan del Sur farmers ready for climate change mitigation PATIN-AY, Agusan del Sur – The farmers who attended the four-month School On
Agusan del Sur farmers ready for climate change mitigation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
PATIN-AY, Agusan del Sur – The farmers who attended the four-month School On the Air (SOA) late last year at Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology (ASSCAT) are now ready... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Meyerton resident survives lightning strikeJohannesburg - A man was critically injured after he got struck by lightning in
Meyerton resident survives lightning strike
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
Johannesburg - A man was critically injured after he got struck by lightning in Meyerton, south of Johannesburg, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said paramedics and fire and rescue services found the man lying in a veld, several... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU names Ascension Parish students to honor roll, dean’s listLSU recently released the names of students from Ascension Parish making the pr
LSU names Ascension Parish students to honor roll, dean’s list
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
LSU recently released the names of students from Ascension Parish making the president’s honor roll and dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Undergraduate students enrolled in at least 15 credit hours who earned GPAs of 4.0 during the semester... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mpumalanga woman killed after being struck by lightningMpho Raborife, News24 (Supplied Netcare911) Johannesburg – A woman was killed
Mpumalanga woman killed after being struck by lightning
News 24 South Africa / Posted 30 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 (Supplied Netcare911) Johannesburg – A woman was killed after she was struck by lightning in the Mpumalanga Lowveld during a storm on Wednesday afternoon, paramedics said. The 30-year-old was working on a farm near the... Read more

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