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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 12 hours 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 12 hours 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 yesterday
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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PhysOrg
Researchers spread the buzz about bee viruses linked to colony collapse disorderby Michelle Flenniken, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences
Researchers spread the buzz about bee viruses linked to colony collapse disorder
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
by Michelle Flenniken, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology in MSU's College of Agriculture, and two MSU graduate students, the article, "The buzz about honey beeviruses," was published Aug. 18... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Lays Foundation for Wangari Maathai InstituteDevelopment Bank. After laying the foundation stone, President Kenyatta joined
President Kenyatta Lays Foundation for Wangari Maathai Institute
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Development Bank. After laying the foundation stone, President Kenyatta joined students in one of the lecture halls at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The President called on the students to shun tribalism and to work together... Read more
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Farming Life
Discover an abundance of growing careers in horticultureHeritage and Conservation, Garden Design and Construction, Health and Wellbeing
Discover an abundance of growing careers in horticulture
Farming Life / Posted 6 days ago
Heritage and Conservation, Garden Design and Construction, Health and Wellbeing and Business Production and Food. The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is holding a Careers Advice Evening at Greenmount Campus on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Novel innovation could help scientists study new treatments for mitochondrial diseasesSutovsky, a professor of reproductive physiology at Mizzou and lead author Won-
Novel innovation could help scientists study new treatments for mitochondrial diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Sutovsky, a professor of reproductive physiology at Mizzou and lead author Won-Hee Song, a doctoral candidate in the Mizzou College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, have found a way to prevent this paternal mitochondrial DNA removal... Read more
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Grainnet.com
NGFA Appoints Jim Seibert as Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Education, and Traininghis career working on his family's farm in south central Nebraska, Seibert grad
NGFA Appoints Jim Seibert as Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Education, and Training
Grainnet.com / Posted 8 days ago
his career working on his family's farm in south central Nebraska, Seibert graduated from Oklahoma State University's College of Agriculture with a bachelor's degree in plant and soil sciences. After a military deployment immediately... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Gov. Snyder visits North Farm in Chathamhere, but all throughout the U.P.," said Doug Buhler, who is the director of MS
Gov. Snyder visits North Farm in Chatham
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 days ago
here, but all throughout the U.P.," said Doug Buhler, who is the director of MSU AgBioResearch and Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. "As a university, we are always looking for new niche markets to explore,... Read more
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Farming Life
Discover a course for you at CAFREyou work? Regardless of which pathway you choose, now is the time to find out
Discover a course for you at CAFRE
Farming Life / Posted 9 days ago
you work? Regardless of which pathway you choose, now is the time to find out about the courses CAFRE can offer you! The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) invites you to come along to its Careers Advice Events to find out... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Sen. Chris Murphy celebrates UConn agriculture grant with Lebanon farmersa farm and seeing it still in operation a few years down the line are totally s
Sen. Chris Murphy celebrates UConn agriculture grant with Lebanon farmers
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
a farm and seeing it still in operation a few years down the line are totally separate accomplishments, according to UConn College of Agriculture Associate Dean Mike O’Neill.“To me, that’s what these grants are about: helping mostly young people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Effort to Extend Professional Expertise Contribution to Augment Agricultural Sectoris conducted on the progress of the activities, according to Mr. Abraha. With
Effort to Extend Professional Expertise Contribution to Augment Agricultural Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
is conducted on the progress of the activities, according to Mr. Abraha. With regards the contribution of the Hamelmalo College of Agriculture, Mr. Abraha said that the college is significantly contributing in the development of modern... Read more
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PhysOrg
Slower snowmelt affects downstream water availability in western mountainsEcohydrologist Adrian Harpold from the Universitiy of Nevada, Reno's College of
Slower snowmelt affects downstream water availability in western mountains
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Ecohydrologist Adrian Harpold from the Universitiy of Nevada, Reno's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources takes measurements of the Sierra Nevada mountain snowpack. He studies impacts of the Sierra Nevada mountain snowpack on... Read more
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ABC Montana
MSU, partners awarded $20 million grant to address Native health disparitiesand the Southcentral Foundation. Allen Harmsen, MSU professor in the Departmen
MSU, partners awarded $20 million grant to address Native health disparities
ABC Montana / Posted 14 days ago
and the Southcentral Foundation. Allen Harmsen, MSU professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the College of Agriculture and College of Letters and Science, who until recently served as principal investigator for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tapela's Leadership Questionedwith the transformation process which has now stagnated. Dr Tapela is the forme
Tapela's Leadership Questioned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
with the transformation process which has now stagnated. Dr Tapela is the former acting principal of the then Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) before becoming BUAN's acting Vice Chancellor. His tenure as acting vice chancellor came to an... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Replacing one sugar-sweetened beverage with water may help reduce body weightserving can be of benefit," said Kiyah J. Duffey, an adjunct faculty member of
Replacing one sugar-sweetened beverage with water may help reduce body weight
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
serving can be of benefit," said Kiyah J. Duffey, an adjunct faculty member of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and independent nutrition consultant. Consuming additional calories from sugary... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Local woman’s portrait painted at Iowa State Fairfor a portrait. ISU selected Frantzen to do the portraits after being impresse
Local woman’s portrait painted at Iowa State Fair
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 14 days ago
for a portrait. ISU selected Frantzen to do the portraits after being impressed with her painting she completed for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and University Museums entitled "Do You Know What's Inside This Flower? George... Read more
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Daily Mail
Swapping one soda for water cuts your risk of heart diseasebeverages you consume, replacing even just one serving can be of benefit,' said
Swapping one soda for water cuts your risk of heart disease
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
beverages you consume, replacing even just one serving can be of benefit,' said Kiyah J. Duffey, a nutrition expert at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Duffey's findings, which were recently published in Nutrients, modeled the effect... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
DiPietro’s executive assistant among finalists for chancellor of University of Tennessee at Martinas assistant vice chancellor for development at UT Martin. He is joined in the
DiPietro’s executive assistant among finalists for chancellor of University of Tennessee at Martin
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
as assistant vice chancellor for development at UT Martin. He is joined in the running by Mary Holz-Clause, dean of the College of Agriculture at Cal Poly Pomona in Los Angeles; Jay Morgan, the chief academic officer at the Kentucky Council on... Read more
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Newsmax
Replacing One Sugary Drink Daily Significantly Improves Healthserving can be of benefit," said Kiyah J. Duffey, an adjunct faculty member of
Replacing One Sugary Drink Daily Significantly Improves Health
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
serving can be of benefit," said Kiyah J. Duffey, an adjunct faculty member of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The risks of extra sugar in the diet are well-known and include obesity,... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Scientists worried about rapid snowmeltinto the subsurface where it is less likely to evaporate” Harpold, who’s Nevad
Scientists worried about rapid snowmelt
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 15 days ago
into the subsurface where it is less likely to evaporate” Harpold, who’s Nevada Mountain Ecohydrology Lab is based in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, continued to work with the team from CU Boulder after coming to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Poultry-litter building at NCSU destroyed by firewooden-walled, metal-roofed building, which was estimated to be about 25 feet b
Poultry-litter building at NCSU destroyed by fire
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
wooden-walled, metal-roofed building, which was estimated to be about 25 feet by 50 feet, had no animals in it. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has poultry facilities off Lake Wheeler Road, near Mid Pines Road and Yates... Read more
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Medical News Today
Swap a soda for water to reduce weight gaindrinks to water could benefit the waistline and overall health, say researchers
Swap a soda for water to reduce weight gain
Medical News Today / Posted 15 days ago
drinks to water could benefit the waistline and overall health, say researchers. Study co-author Kiyah J. Duffey, of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, and colleagues publish their findings in the journal... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
W.Va. State Fair to honor local Women in Agriculturevegetation and soil on state and private lands. She also serves as an agency pr
W.Va. State Fair to honor local Women in Agriculture
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
vegetation and soil on state and private lands. She also serves as an agency provided adjunct professor with WVU's Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design. Barbara and her husband Ralph are parents to three sons, Tyler, Hunter... Read more
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The News & Observer
For NCSU research, a Golden giftsciences research complex on the university’s Centennial Campus. The grant is t
For NCSU research, a Golden gift
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
sciences research complex on the university’s Centennial Campus. The grant is the largest single contribution to NCSU’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and among the largest in NCSU history. The research complex will advance the pure... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complexplanned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complex
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
planned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the grant is the largest ever to N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and one of the largest in the history of the entire university. The Golden LEAF... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complexplanned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complex
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 days ago
planned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the grant is the largest ever to N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and one of the largest in the history of the entire university. The Golden LEAF... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complexplanned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the
North Carolina State gets $45M grant for research complex
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 16 days ago
planned $160 million plant research complex. The university announced that the grant is the largest ever to N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and one of the largest in the history of the entire university. The Golden LEAF... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
TTU student Jenna Hay headed for Duathlon in Swiss AlpsAnd I'm just going in to hopefully enjoy myself, to not get injured, and to hav
TTU student Jenna Hay headed for Duathlon in Swiss Alps
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 18 days ago
And I'm just going in to hopefully enjoy myself, to not get injured, and to have the race of a lifetime," Hay said. Jenna will lead her college into tomorrow's ceremony as the banner bearer for the College of Agriculture and Natural... Read more
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The News & Observer
NCSU gets $45 million grant for plant researchshould be complete by 2021, NCSU officials said. The Golden LEAF grant is the
NCSU gets $45 million grant for plant research
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
should be complete by 2021, NCSU officials said. The Golden LEAF grant is the largest single contribution to NCSU’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and among the largest in NCSU history. “This investment further establishes North... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are school lunches making YOUR child fat?students more at risk of being overweight,' said Wen You, associate professor o
Are school lunches making YOUR child fat?
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
students more at risk of being overweight,' said Wen You, associate professor of agricultural and applied economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 'This study identifies the hardest battles in crafting policy to alleviate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jigawa College Upgraded to PolytechnicThe Jigawa state College of Agriculture, Hadejia has been upgraded to polytechn
Jigawa College Upgraded to Polytechnic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Jigawa state College of Agriculture, Hadejia has been upgraded to polytechnic. The Deputy Registrar of the college Mahmud Mohammad said Governor Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar signed the bill for the upgrade of the institution to the status of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Kids who eat government-funded school meals at increased risk of being overweightstudents more at risk of being overweight," said Wen You, associate professor o
Kids who eat government-funded school meals at increased risk of being overweight
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
students more at risk of being overweight," said Wen You, associate professor of agricultural and applied economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "This study identifies the hardest battles in crafting policy to alleviate children... Read more
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Island Packet
Allergy shots and EpiPens: living with a lethal fire ant allergy in the Lowcountryhornet and fire ant — venom, according to the American College of Allergy, Asth
Allergy shots and EpiPens: living with a lethal fire ant allergy in the Lowcountry
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
hornet and fire ant — venom, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences estimates around one percent of the population is “hypersensitive” to ant... Read more
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PhysOrg
Undergraduates uncover mechanism tied to plant heighttake a class, and in the course of your lab work you can do real science where
Undergraduates uncover mechanism tied to plant height
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
take a class, and in the course of your lab work you can do real science where we don't know the answer. Students in the College of Agriculture uncovered new knowledge that has value to the scientific community," Dilkes said. Best said the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm thembeekeeper-applied pesticides can be harmful to the bees," said Mark Williams, a
Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
beekeeper-applied pesticides can be harmful to the bees," said Mark Williams, an associate professor of horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and lead author. "Our research suggests that pesticides could specifically impact... Read more
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The News & Observer
Warren Casey is using science to save lab ratsHealth Sciences Awards: Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award, Society of Toxico
Warren Casey is using science to save lab rats
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
Health Sciences Awards: Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award, Society of Toxicology, 2016; Distinguished Alumni, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, N.C. State University, 2003 Education: B.S. biochemistry and Ph.D. microbiology,... Read more
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Farming Life
CAFRE hosts careers advice daysWith only a few days left to go until the much anticipated A-level and GCSE res
CAFRE hosts careers advice days
Farming Life / Posted 24 days ago
With only a few days left to go until the much anticipated A-level and GCSE results are out, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is hosting a number of careers advice days to help students decide on the next step. Whether... Read more
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PhysOrg
Food habits of snow leopardsleopard populations to succeed. The research was led by Sarah Weiskopf, who re
Food habits of snow leopards
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
leopard populations to succeed. The research was led by Sarah Weiskopf, who recently received her master's degree from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and who did the work as part of her undergraduate senior thesis; Kyle McCarthy,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
College of West Anglia guidein 1894. In 1973 it was renamed the Norfolk College of Arts and Technology and
College of West Anglia guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
in 1894. In 1973 it was renamed the Norfolk College of Arts and Technology and in 1998 it combined with the Cambridgeshire College of Agriculture & Horticulture, which added the two land-based campuses in Wisbech and Cambridge (Milton). In... Read more
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Wayne Post
Cornell University receives $4.2M in USDA fundingwill not only provide Americans with sustainably produced, healthy, high-qualit
Cornell University receives $4.2M in USDA funding
Wayne Post / Posted 26 days ago
will not only provide Americans with sustainably produced, healthy, high-quality fruit, but will also ensure that U.S. farmers remain competitive in international markets,” said Kathyn Boor, dean of Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Scien... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
4-H Congress – Congratulations, Henderson County winners!Facebook page and share our posts with your friends. — Sue Janowiak is the 4-H
4-H Congress – Congratulations, Henderson County winners!
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
Facebook page and share our posts with your friends. — Sue Janowiak is the 4-H Program Assistant for Henderson County. 4-H is the Youth Development Program of Cooperative Extension, a division of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Zinke tours NARC with House ag chairgrounds led by NARC Superintendent Darrin Boss. NARC is one of one of seven of
Zinke tours NARC with House ag chair
Havre Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
grounds led by NARC Superintendent Darrin Boss. NARC is one of one of seven off-campus sites of Montana State University's College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experimentation Stations. The centers conduct research and educate students... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcanoThey have informative publications and cater to schools and mature visitors, al
Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcano
Payson Roundup / Posted 27 days ago
They have informative publications and cater to schools and mature visitors, all with the help of the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and life Sciences. The geology tour alone is worth a whole lot more than the price of admission! The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Progress of Our Country Can Only Be Founded On Skills, Education - Kagame Tells Graduatesevent is more than unique because there was one combined graduation for the lat
Progress of Our Country Can Only Be Founded On Skills, Education - Kagame Tells Graduates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
event is more than unique because there was one combined graduation for the latter made up six colleges which include; the College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM), College of Business and Economics (CBE), College of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Elmira History: Meet the county's first 4-H Club agentaround Washington, D.C., in 1914. (Photo: CHEMUNG COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHO
Elmira History: Meet the county's first 4-H Club agent
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
around Washington, D.C., in 1914. (Photo: CHEMUNG COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTO) Rufus did a lot of work through the College of Agriculture at Cornell University and the Geneva Experiment Station. In 1914, with federal funding that created... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kagame to Preside Over Ur's 3rd Graduation Ceremonyis more than unique because there will be one combined graduation for the latte
Kagame to Preside Over Ur's 3rd Graduation Ceremony
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
is more than unique because there will be one combined graduation for the latter made up six colleges. These include; the College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM), College of Business and Economics (CBE), College of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise guideThe oldest campus of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAF
College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
The oldest campus of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) dates back to 1908, when what is now the Loughry Campus opened its doors to a total of 11 students; today we have in excess of 1000 students. Courses and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Award-winning landscape architect discovered passion for career earlyof the American Society of Landscape Architects and was recently awarded the in
Award-winning landscape architect discovered passion for career early
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 1 months ago
of the American Society of Landscape Architects and was recently awarded the inaugural Young Alumnus of the Year by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Mississippi State University. He recently received the Honor Award presented by... Read more
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