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Community Agriculture Alliance: FFA chapters in Hayden, Soroco have much to be proud of this year

Community Agriculture Alliance: FFA chapters in Hayden, Soroco have much to be proud of this year

Members of the Soroco and Hayden FFA chapters attend the state career development event in Fort Collins.Courtesy photo As the school year comes to an end, the Hayden and South Routt School Districts have accomplished many milestones through their RISE grant efforts. The foresight of the district leaders to take the initiative to apply for …

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UN Security Council meeting: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security, FAO says – World

UN Security Council meeting: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security, FAO says – World

Director-General QU Dongyu notes that conflict remains the main driver of global hunger 05/19/2022 New York – The head of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today called for greater funding for agriculture to ensure there’s available and accessible food in crisis situations, noting that conflict “remains the single greatest driver …

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New grant to enhance visibility of agriculture careers

New grant to enhance visibility of agriculture careers

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, in partnership with South Texas College, has received a $750,000 grant to train students in agriculture careers. “Pathways to NRCS and Academic Careers to Civil Engineering and Agriculture Students” (PANACEAS), aims to prepare the future soil and agriculture scientists and civil engineers in future careers in agriculture-related professions. …

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FBSciences Announces European Expansion and Registration of their Leading Agricultural Biologicals

FBSciences Announces European Expansion and Registration of their Leading Agricultural Biologicals

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FBSciences, a leader in agricultural biologicals, is establishing a new company, FBSciences Europe, as part of their overall global expansion strategy. With the establishment of FBSciences Europe in the European Union (EU), FBSciences will leverage 15 years of successful research, a strong commercial footprint in other global markets, …

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UGA establishes Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture

UGA establishes Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture

Unit will catalyze interdisciplinary research and connect researchers and students with industry partners The University of Georgia is leveraging faculty expertise and strengthening industry ties through a new Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture whose research and outreach will help sustainably feed a growing global population. The creation of the institute complements investments from the university …

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UW names Glenda Gillaspy dean of agricultural and life sciences

Plant scientist Glenda Gillaspy has been named the next dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has been a professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech since 1998 and head of the department since 2015. Glenda Gillaspy After graduating from …

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EU to fund Albanian agriculture, organic farming, rural development – ​​EURACTIV.com

The EU is set to plow some €112 million into Albanian agricultural and rural development, including sustainability, agritourism, and organic farming, as a part of the IPARD III program announced on Wednesday. The program covers 2021 to 2027 and seeks to support sustainable food systems by increasing the agri-food sector’s competitiveness and progressively aligning it …

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Farm Credit Administration tours the Midwest – Agweek

WASECA, Minn. ― Leaders from the agency regulating the nation’s largest provider of financing for agriculture made a visit to Minnesota and Iowa to expose Washington, DC-based staff to Midwest agriculture, to learn how the Farm Credit System is support young, beginning and small farmers and to see how they’re investing in rural healthcare. The …

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New Zealand hands out extra cash to fight ‘inflation storm’ | Agriculture

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government said Thursday it will hand out an extra few hundred dollars to more than 2 million lower-income adults to help them navigate what it describes as “the peak of the global inflation storm.” The payments are part of a package of new measures announced in the government’s …

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