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AllAfrica.com
Jabu Provides Pathway for Entrepreneurial AgricultureA vast land of 21 hectares, which include 10,000 heaps of yam, 4,000 suckers of
Jabu Provides Pathway for Entrepreneurial Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
A vast land of 21 hectares, which include 10,000 heaps of yam, 4,000 suckers of plantain, seven hectares of maize, 62 pigs and 370 egg producing layers, is being cultivated by Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), as part of its econo-practical... Read more
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South Maryland News
Virginia Tech announces dean’s listThe following local students were named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for
Virginia Tech announces dean’s list
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for the spring 2015 semester: • Peter L. Ekelund of Chesapeake Beach, a junior majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; • Gunnar C. Arnesen of... Read more
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Maneater
Plant sciences professor discusses drones in future of agricultureProfessor William Wiebold delivered a speech on the future of drones in agricul
Plant sciences professor discusses drones in future of agriculture
Maneater / Posted yesterday
Professor William Wiebold delivered a speech on the future of drones in agriculture at the Reynolds Alumni Center on Aug. 29. Professor Wiebold works in the plant sciences department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. He... Read more
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The Advocate
People in Business for Aug. 30, 2015BATON ROUGE AREA Mark Fay has been named clinical director of Moreau Physical
People in Business for Aug. 30, 2015
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
BATON ROUGE AREA Mark Fay has been named clinical director of Moreau Physical Therapy’s location at 3129 Perkins Road. He was director of physical therapy at Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic.Shannon L. Ost has been named vice president of government... Read more
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The Hindu
Organic farming caught in ‘quality vs. quantity’ debateDespite growing clamour for pesticide-free produce, doubts persisit about the c
Organic farming caught in ‘quality vs. quantity’ debate
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Despite growing clamour for pesticide-free produce, doubts persisit about the capability of organic farming to generate high yields Organic farming began finding momentum in Kerala since the unveiling of a policy in 2010 that set the goal of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Coming soon – the Mountain State Fair!Excitement and anticipation are building for the 2015 Mountain State Fair! Fun
Coming soon – the Mountain State Fair!
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
Excitement and anticipation are building for the 2015 Mountain State Fair! Fun for all ages, the fair celebrates agriculture in a big way.Over 180,000 people will attend the 10-day event to enjoy exhibits, food, rides and more. Several Henderson... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Michelle O'Neill in direct Brussels plea over dairy crisis Agriculture Minister Michelle O'NeillDiane Dodds MEP DUP and Sinn Fein actio
Michelle O'Neill in direct Brussels plea over dairy crisis
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Agriculture Minister Michelle O'NeillDiane Dodds MEP DUP and Sinn Fein action to ease the crisis facing dairy farmers has emerged as the industry was warned volatility of milk prices was... Read more
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Grainnet.com
IFEEDER to Fund University Research Project By Mark HaniganArlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 — The Institute for Feed Education and Research,
IFEEDER to Fund University Research Project By Mark Hanigan
Grainnet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 — The Institute for Feed Education and Research, the American Feed Industry Association's 501(c)(3), announces its selection of a recipient for its first research grant chosen through a competitive process to help... Read more
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Times News
Easton Corbin at Penn’s PeakEaston Corbin knew he wanted to be a country singer long before he learned how
Easton Corbin at Penn’s Peak
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Easton Corbin knew he wanted to be a country singer long before he learned how to play guitar. “One of my earliest memories is from when I was 3 or 4,” he recalls. “I was sitting between my parents in the car and a song came on the radio — it was... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Institute For Feed Education and Research to Fund University Research Project By Mark HaniganArlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 — The Institute for Feed Education and Research,
Institute For Feed Education and Research to Fund University Research Project By Mark Hanigan
Grainnet.com / Posted 5 days ago
Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 — The Institute for Feed Education and Research, the American Feed Industry Association's 501(c)(3), announces its selection of a recipient for its first research grant chosen through a competitive process to help... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Farmers to gather for talks over dairy crisis Minister: Michelle O’Neill Around 500 farmers from across Northern Ireland a
Farmers to gather for talks over dairy crisis
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Minister: Michelle O’Neill Around 500 farmers from across Northern Ireland are to attend a special summit to tackle the deepening crisis in the dairy industry. Scores of dairy farming families are... Read more
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Havre Daily News
MSU's Steer-A-Year program is returning for new academic year August 26, 2015 From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana ranchers who would
MSU's Steer-A-Year program is returning for new academic year
Havre Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
August 26, 2015 From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana ranchers who would like to donate a steer to benefit students in MSU’s College of Agriculture should contact College of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Farm fresh produce is the star of this Roasted Eggplant DipRICHMOND, Va – Culinary Specialist Wanda Johnson, of the VSU College of Agricul
Farm fresh produce is the star of this Roasted Eggplant Dip
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
RICHMOND, Va – Culinary Specialist Wanda Johnson, of the VSU College of Agriculture, was in the Virginia This Morning kitchen to pass along a fresh roasted eggplant dip. Wanda will host cooking demonstrations at the Hopewell Farmers Market. Fall... Read more
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Kagay-an News
XSF holds first IP color run Aug 26, 2015 A cloud of colors burst in the air as students, cooperatives an
XSF holds first IP color run
Kagay-an News / Posted 6 days ago
Aug 26, 2015 A cloud of colors burst in the air as students, cooperatives and other members of the civic society gathered together to participate in the city’s first IP color run last Saturday, August 21. The I run for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Varsity Students Run Away From Agric Courses in Error - Professor KuchaMakurdi — Prof. Emmanuel Kucha is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of
Varsity Students Run Away From Agric Courses in Error - Professor Kucha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Makurdi — Prof. Emmanuel Kucha is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, FUAM. In this interview, he speaks on why Nigeria is lagging behind in agric production and has also remained a major importer of food.... Read more
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The Kentucky Kernel
Students come back to face-lifted campusFresh Food Company is one of the new restaurants in The 90. By Ella Wilkie “M
Students come back to face-lifted campus
The Kentucky Kernel / Posted 8 days ago
Fresh Food Company is one of the new restaurants in The 90. By Ella Wilkie “Meet me at the 90,” a phrase used by students to describe the ninety-degree turn located at the intersection of Woodland Avenue and Hilltop Avenue, has gained new meaning... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Wasting meat is worse for the environment than wasting vegetables or starches, according to researchApproximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of
Wasting meat is worse for the environment than wasting vegetables or starches, according to research
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Approximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of food worth $162 billion, was wasted in 2011 according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that the type of... Read more
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New Kerala
Researchers discover possible biomarker for pre-diabetics Researchers at the Virginia Tech have identified a potential biomarker in pre
Researchers discover possible biomarker for pre-diabetics
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Researchers at the Virginia Tech have identified a potential biomarker in pre-diabetic people that could help prevent them from developing Type-2 diabetes. The researchers discovered that... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Potential biomarker could help prevent pre-diabetic individuals from developing Type II diabetesVirginia Tech researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individua
Potential biomarker could help prevent pre-diabetic individuals from developing Type II diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
Virginia Tech researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help prevent them from developing Type II diabetes. Publishing in Clinical Epigenetics, the researchers discovered that pre-diabetic people who were... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Community News, Aug. 20Also mentioned were five volunteers have been with IAM for over 25 years, and t
Community News, Aug. 20
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
Also mentioned were five volunteers have been with IAM for over 25 years, and three who have been with IAM for over 30 years. IAM has over 300 volunteers who donated more than 37,000 hours of service in 2014. IAM has been providing assistance to... Read more
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Havre Daily News
MSU hires world leader in cereal genetics as first Montana Plant Sciences Chair August 19, 2015 Jenny Lavey MSU News Service The head of a plant genetics
MSU hires world leader in cereal genetics as first Montana Plant Sciences Chair
Havre Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
August 19, 2015 Jenny Lavey MSU News Service The head of a plant genetics and genomics team at an international university, who is considered a world leader in cereal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
School Farm Camp - Getting Youth Into FarmingA three-day school camp aimed at equipping students with entrepreneurship and f
School Farm Camp - Getting Youth Into Farming
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A three-day school camp aimed at equipping students with entrepreneurship and farming skills was held from August 15-17 at Gayaza High School. "For many years, young people have looked at agriculture as a job for the uneducated and the unlucky ones... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Dean: We need to think about long-term agricultural needsPenn State's College of Agriculture Dean Rick Roush and Pennsylvania Secretary
Dean: We need to think about long-term agricultural needs
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Penn State's College of Agriculture Dean Rick Roush and Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding spoke to a room of about 30 farmers to talk about the cooperation between the two groups. The two men said that better cooperation between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Protest Colleague's Death in IbadanStudents of the Federal College of Agriculture, Animal Health and Production Te
Students Protest Colleague's Death in Ibadan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Students of the Federal College of Agriculture, Animal Health and Production Technology, Ibadan Wednesday took to the streets to protest the death of one Aminu Adekola, a 200 level student of the Department Agriculture Technology, who was knocked... Read more
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Hartford Courant
At UConn, A Select Intern Program Advances Tech DevelopmentWhen Eric Sirois was looking to for an intern to handle marketing this summer a
At UConn, A Select Intern Program Advances Tech Development
Hartford Courant / Posted 17 days ago
When Eric Sirois was looking to for an intern to handle marketing this summer at his heart-valve startup company, he combed through a list of MBA candidates to find the right one. But it was UConn freshman Chia-Yi Jean, one of the only... Read more
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PhysOrg
Meat food waste has greater negative environmental impact than vegetable wasteApproximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of
Meat food waste has greater negative environmental impact than vegetable waste
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Approximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of food worth $162 billion, was wasted in 2011 according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research on industrial hemp continues to progressHemp in fiber trials at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food
Research on industrial hemp continues to progress
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Hemp in fiber trials at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Credit: Matt Barton, UK Ag Communciations Industrial hemp research at the University of Kentucky is moving along in its second year. Researchers in the... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram Ron Pulley Died June 26, 2015LARAMIE ��Ron Pulley passed away June 26 after a lengthy illness. He was passio
The Torrington Telegram Ron Pulley Died June 26, 2015
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 18 days ago
LARAMIE ��Ron Pulley passed away June 26 after a lengthy illness. He was passionate about Wyoming, about the University of Wyoming and about agriculture. He dedicated not only his resources, but all of his time and energy to support the things he... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
UK shows off hemp plots at research farmPhoto: Matt Barton, UK Agricultural Communications LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The U
UK shows off hemp plots at research farm
WYMT TV News First / Posted 18 days ago
Photo: Matt Barton, UK Agricultural Communications LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment scientists hosted an agronomic field day Thursday at Spindletop Research Farm. Attendees got a chance to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kano Govt to Upgrade Audu Bako College of AgricKano — The Kano State government will upgrade the Audu Bako College of Agricult
Kano Govt to Upgrade Audu Bako College of Agric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Kano — The Kano State government will upgrade the Audu Bako College of Agriculture to a university, the state Deputy Governor, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, said. Prof Abubakar stated this while speaking at a special award ceremony held at the college... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Williams, Gaither named to Food Manufacturing Task ForceNick Ampe of Buncombe County was also added to the task force. The task force
Williams, Gaither named to Food Manufacturing Task Force
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 days ago
Nick Ampe of Buncombe County was also added to the task force. The task force is composed of up to 35 members who are collectively experienced in agriculture, poultry production, beef production, pork production, dairy production, crop production,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
State fair panel to discuss Indiana crop lossesINDIANAPOLIS -- At the state fair Wednesday, a group of experts will be analyzi
State fair panel to discuss Indiana crop losses
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- At the state fair Wednesday, a group of experts will be analyzing and discussing the lost Indiana corn and soybean crops due to weather earlier in the summer. The panel discussion will take place at the Farm Bureau Building’s banquet... Read more
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The Irish Times
Greentown Environmental blossoms among weeds Award-winning entrepreneur John Ross Armstrong builds thriving weed-control bu
Greentown Environmental blossoms among weeds
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Award-winning entrepreneur John Ross Armstrong builds thriving weed-control business Greentown Environmental specialises in the treatment and eradication of invasive and potentially noxious weeds and... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU holds summer graduation ceremonies for 672 students, from ages 20 to 64LSU alumna Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and
LSU holds summer graduation ceremonies for 672 students, from ages 20 to 64
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
LSU alumna Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, delivered the keynote address during LSU’s 287th commencement ceremony on Friday. Of the 672 graduates in the summer commencement, 332... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers hope to create more environmentally friendly lawnsUKAg Clover Trials for Lawns Researchers in the University of Kentucky College
Researchers hope to create more environmentally friendly lawns
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
UKAg Clover Trials for Lawns Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are looking for ways for home lawns to give Mother Nature a helping hand. Gregg Munshaw, UK turf extension specialist, and Dan... Read more
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PhysOrg
Population changes, priorities cause woodlands to increaseWoody plant encroachment is one of the biggest challenges facing rangelands wor
Population changes, priorities cause woodlands to increase
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Woody plant encroachment is one of the biggest challenges facing rangelands worldwide, but it consistently has been under-measured and poorly understood, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist in College Station. Dr. Matthew Berg, an AgriLife... Read more
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Business Insider
Ex-Cornell admissions officer says this unusual background gets you 'bonus points' on your applicationUreña, now a cofounder of college-mentor application company Mentorverse, provi
Ex-Cornell admissions officer says this unusual background gets you 'bonus points' on your application
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
Ureña, now a cofounder of college-mentor application company Mentorverse, provided one response that was truly surprising about what to include on your application to give you a boost compared to other applicants. Here's the inside scoop Ureña... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
CEO retiring from Alabama-based fertilizer centerMUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) � Nobody can see into the future, but as a young man i
CEO retiring from Alabama-based fertilizer center
The Gadsden Times / Posted 26 days ago
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) � Nobody can see into the future, but as a young man in India, Amit Roy found the spark that would ultimately lead him on a path to help provide his country and the rest of the world with the knowledge and the means to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Minister ResignsLiberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf says she has accepted the resignation
Agriculture Minister Resigns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf says she has accepted the resignation of her controversial Agriculture Minister Dr. Florence Chenoweth. Responding to a FrontPageAfrica inquiry Tuesday, the President, speaking through her press secretary... Read more
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Ontario Farmer Daily
Ontario FarmerAugust 4, 2015 - Animal vaccine manufacturers could benefit from the work of tw
Ontario Farmer
Ontario Farmer Daily / Posted 27 days ago
August 4, 2015 - Animal vaccine manufacturers could benefit from the work of two Purdue University researchers who are testing biomaterial made from sweet corn to make vaccines safer. Harm HogenEsch, a professor in the College of Veterinary... Read more
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Kansas City Kansan
Kansas State University's leadership in wheat research recognized with $1.6 million grant Kansas State University wheat researchers are leading efforts to develop a be
Kansas State University's leadership in wheat research recognized with $1.6 million grant
Kansas City Kansan / Posted 27 days ago
Kansas State University wheat researchers are leading efforts to develop a better understanding of the wheat genome. The National Science Foundation's Plant... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
TSU to host Tennessee Small Farms ExpoNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than 400 agricultural experts and farmers are expe
TSU to host Tennessee Small Farms Expo
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than 400 agricultural experts and farmers are expected at Tennessee State University in Nashville on Thursday for the Tennessee Small Farms Expo. The Expo is hosted by the TSU College of Agriculture, Human and Natural... Read more
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