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Ghanaweb.com
Intensifying Agric Production - Should other lives pay the price?of intensive production I visited Marks Farms with a number of colleagues I’m
Intensifying Agric Production - Should other lives pay the price?
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
of intensive production I visited Marks Farms with a number of colleagues I’m currently on a training progamme with at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the Cornell University, Ithaca - New York State, USA. It’s called the Cornell... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Video and pictures: Cheers and tears at Harper Adams University graduation « Shropshire Stardairy farmer Bill Madders, Shropshire-born editor-in-chief of The Economist Zan
Video and pictures: Cheers and tears at Harper Adams University graduation « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
dairy farmer Bill Madders, Shropshire-born editor-in-chief of The Economist Zanny Minton Beddoes, Kathryn Boor, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University and Sheila Dillon of Radio 4’s The Food Programme were... Read more
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The Columbian
WSU researchers taming the wild huckleberrytangy-tart berries. “The flavor profile of a huckleberry is legendary,” said A
WSU researchers taming the wild huckleberry
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
tangy-tart berries. “The flavor profile of a huckleberry is legendary,” said Amit Dhingra, an associate professor in WSU’s College of Agriculture. “We want a huckleberry plant that produces like a blueberry without sacrificing the flavor.” At the... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
MSU observes American Indian Heritage Day on Sept. 23 with cultural and intellectual presentationsPresident, the Diversity Awareness Office, the College of Arts and Architecture
MSU observes American Indian Heritage Day on Sept. 23 with cultural and intellectual presentations
Char-Koosta News / Posted 3 days ago
President, the Diversity Awareness Office, the College of Arts and Architecture, the Office of the Dean of Students, the College of Agriculture, the Office of Institutional Equity Office, the Office of Student Engagement, TRiO, Friends of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Virginia Tech researchers identify novel compound that blocks growth of deadly fungusproject shows what an asset the screening lab is to the community," said Pablo
Virginia Tech researchers identify novel compound that blocks growth of deadly fungus
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
project shows what an asset the screening lab is to the community," said Pablo Sobrado, a professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the screening laboratory. "Without the robots and chemical libraries... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chili Pepper Farmers Frustrated By Marketproduce, the aim is defeated," he stated. Emmanuel Baba is a graduate of home
Chili Pepper Farmers Frustrated By Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
produce, the aim is defeated," he stated. Emmanuel Baba is a graduate of home and rural economy from the Nasarawa State College of Agriculture, Lafia. For him, the current price of chili pepper is discouraging, saying: "Only those who harvested... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team finds fungus-fighting compoundproject shows what an asset the screening lab is to the community," said Pablo
Team finds fungus-fighting compound
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
project shows what an asset the screening lab is to the community," said Pablo Sobrado, a professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the screening laboratory. "Without the robots and chemical libraries... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study of CRISPR-Cas9 technology shows potential to improve crop efficiencyDavid Haak, an assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed sci
New study of CRISPR-Cas9 technology shows potential to improve crop efficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
David Haak, an assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, developed a bioinformatics program using deep sequencing data to test whether his team's editing of the genome of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers find gene that reduces female mosquitoesis a strong candidate of the male determining factor in Anopheles stephensi," s
Researchers find gene that reduces female mosquitoes
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
is a strong candidate of the male determining factor in Anopheles stephensi," said Tu, a professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a member of the Fralin Life Science Institute Vector-borne Disease Research... Read more
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Sun Star
Sagada eyes revival of apple industryapples are being planted in the popular tourist destination. “What shocks me m
Sagada eyes revival of apple industry
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
apples are being planted in the popular tourist destination. “What shocks me most as revealed by Dr. Leoncia Tandang, the College of Agriculture dean at the Benguet State University the labels are not just written by hand but neatly printed to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Quality, not quantity, of diet is key to health of baby birdssee the food of wild animals," said senior author David Winkler, professor of e
Quality, not quantity, of diet is key to health of baby birds
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
see the food of wild animals," said senior author David Winkler, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "From a preoccupation with how much food is available, we need to turn our eyes to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Before We Import Brazilian Grasshome to three Universities of Agriculture, one of which is located in the Minis
Before We Import Brazilian Grass
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
home to three Universities of Agriculture, one of which is located in the Ministers own state capital. There is another college of Agriculture situated at Yandev, still in Benue State. We have an International Institute for Tropical Agriculture... Read more
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Farming Life
Beef Business Development Group now up and runningthe top of the Belfast Hills have been meeting to share experiences and find be
Beef Business Development Group now up and running
Farming Life / Posted 8 days ago
the top of the Belfast Hills have been meeting to share experiences and find better ways of doing things. They formed as a College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Business Development Group (BDG 99) earlier this year. There are... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Japanese students tour Morgan Community Collegea 25 year sister-college tradition, Morgan Community College (MCC) hosted aroun
Japanese students tour Morgan Community College
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 11 days ago
a 25 year sister-college tradition, Morgan Community College (MCC) hosted around 50 students from the Yamagata Prefectural College of Agriculture and Forestry (YPCAF) located in Shinjo, Japan. The Japanese students visited and toured the Fort... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Nature's calming effect — a remedy for Chicago's violence?the body's immune system and reduces mental fatigue, according to the findings
Nature's calming effect — a remedy for Chicago's violence?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
the body's immune system and reduces mental fatigue, according to the findings of researchers at the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences in Urbana. U. of I. researchers Dina Izenstark and Aaron Ebata... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Training Agricultural Researchers to Be More Gender-Responsiveresearch to both women and men," said Hale Ann Tufan, adjunct professor with In
Training Agricultural Researchers to Be More Gender-Responsive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
research to both women and men," said Hale Ann Tufan, adjunct professor with International Programs in Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who leads the five-year project at Cornell. "Our goal is for agricultural... Read more
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PhysOrg
Archer strawberry, hits the sweet spotPlant Science, at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) i
Archer strawberry, hits the sweet spot
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Plant Science, at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) in Geneva, New York. Credit: Rob Way/College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Strawberry fans, rejoice. The newest Cornell strawberry variety concentrates intense... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University (Ames) Receives Dean Lee. R. Kolmer Award For Excellence in Applied ResearchAmes, IA - Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences pre
Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University (Ames) Receives Dean Lee. R. Kolmer Award For Excellence in Applied Research
Grainnet.com / Posted 13 days ago
Ames, IA - Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented awards to two professors for applying research findings to benefit Iowans. The Dean Lee R. Kolmer Award for Excellence in Applied Research was presented to Charles... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fatal accidents remind farmers of riskbeen halved. "Safety has dramatically improved," said Charles Shuster, an exte
Fatal accidents remind farmers of risk
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
been halved. "Safety has dramatically improved," said Charles Shuster, an extension agent at the University of Maryland's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. "But there's a lot of inherent danger in agriculture just by the nature of what... Read more
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Farming Life
Benefits of on-farm research put in the spotlighton the lessons learned from the highly effective DAIRYMAN project. Referring to
Benefits of on-farm research put in the spotlight
Farming Life / Posted 13 days ago
on the lessons learned from the highly effective DAIRYMAN project. Referring to one example, Martin Mulholland from CAFRE (College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise) highlighted how advisors, scientists, government and industry worked... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
GILBERT F. (GIB) STANEKChairman, Pi Kappa Phi Building Corporation, and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Gib
GILBERT F. (GIB) STANEK
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 15 days ago
Chairman, Pi Kappa Phi Building Corporation, and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Gib served on advisory committees for the College of Agriculture at ISU, Professional Farmers of America, KWMT Radio of Fort Dodge and NEW Co-op. He served as a guest... Read more
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PhysOrg
Uganda project puts focus on gender equality in agricultureresearch to both women and men," said Hale Ann Tufan, adjunct professor with In
Uganda project puts focus on gender equality in agriculture
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
research to both women and men," said Hale Ann Tufan, adjunct professor with International Programs in Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who leads the five-year project at Cornell. "Our goal is for agricultural... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Registration open for the 2016 Young Ag Leadership ConferenceMontana Farm Bureau Federation, Montana Farmers Union, Montana Grain Growers As
Registration open for the 2016 Young Ag Leadership Conference
Char-Koosta News / Posted 17 days ago
Montana Farm Bureau Federation, Montana Farmers Union, Montana Grain Growers Association, Montana State University College of Agriculture, Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni, and the Montana Stockgrowers Association. The cost of registration is $40 for... Read more
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Arts Journal
Gard Foundation Symposium–Our Communities: Day 1presented to the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1965, Robert Gard and the
Gard Foundation Symposium–Our Communities: Day 1
Arts Journal / Posted 18 days ago
presented to the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1965, Robert Gard and the Office of Community Arts Development in the College of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin conceived of a grand experiment—stimulating the creation of rural arts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edo 2016 - Igbinedion and the Non-Performance FablesInstitute of Continuing Education (ICE), Benin City. Construction and commissio
Edo 2016 - Igbinedion and the Non-Performance Fables
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), Benin City. Construction and commissioning of an auditorium/lecture theatre at the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi and the College of Education,Ekiadolor. Renovation of four hostel blocks and the increase... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
O'Connell brings experiences from DNREC, UD to Smyrna Board of EducationResearch Reserve. From December 2007 to June 2013, she was the communications m
O'Connell brings experiences from DNREC, UD to Smyrna Board of Education
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 19 days ago
Research Reserve. From December 2007 to June 2013, she was the communications manager in the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Then she served as director of environmental public education and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tebbets family honored at Missouri State Fair for farming dedicationFarm Bureau, the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri State Fair an
Tebbets family honored at Missouri State Fair for farming dedication
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Farm Bureau, the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri State Fair and Commissioners, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the University of Missouri Extension. This was the first year in its... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers document first-ever evidence of white-tailed deer declines from CWDof researchers from the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, th
Researchers document first-ever evidence of white-tailed deer declines from CWD
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
of researchers from the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, UW's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Texas A&M University. More information: David R. Edmunds et al, Chronic... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Farmers offered help due to disaster designationviticulture extension specialist for Finger Lakes Grape Program, Cornell Cooper
Farmers offered help due to disaster designation
MPNnow.com / Posted 24 days ago
viticulture extension specialist for Finger Lakes Grape Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Areas of the region most vulnerable have been spots along the western side of... Read more
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Wayne Post
Farmers offered help due to disaster designationviticulture extension specialist for Finger Lakes Grape Program, Cornell Cooper
Farmers offered help due to disaster designation
Wayne Post / Posted 24 days ago
viticulture extension specialist for Finger Lakes Grape Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Areas of the region most vulnerable have been spots along the western side of... Read more
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Sun Star
Special Report: Agri training free, but takers fewnow on its 12th year of partnership with companies in the Netherlands that acce
Special Report: Agri training free, but takers few
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
now on its 12th year of partnership with companies in the Netherlands that accept a six-month on-the-job training (OJT) for College of Agriculture students. The OJT program allows the students to be exposed to different farming techniques and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
State flag removed from several locations at Miss. Statethe flags removal. Instead, he deferred to the requests from the deans of the
State flag removed from several locations at Miss. State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
the flags removal. Instead, he deferred to the requests from the deans of the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to remove the state flag, which had flown outside of their respective... Read more
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Grainnet.com
State University Appoints Sarah Sexton-Bowser as Managing Director of Center For Sorghum Improvementagreement will make K-State the world's destination for sorghum research and ou
State University Appoints Sarah Sexton-Bowser as Managing Director of Center For Sorghum Improvement
Grainnet.com / Posted 27 days ago
agreement will make K-State the world's destination for sorghum research and outreach,” said John Floros, dean of K-State’s College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension. “Sorghum producers in Kansas, the U.S. and beyond... Read more

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