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Thousands of Texas Cattle May Have Died in Wake of Harvey

Tags: Texas(2), Mills(1), Agricultural(1), Texas(2), Mills(1), Agricultural(1)
Texas agricultural officials fear thousands of cattle may have died in the aftermath of Harvey, resulting in losses to ranchers of tens of millions of dollars.

Louisiana Farmers Struggling with Hay, Feeding Cattle After Harvey

Tags: Louisiana(2), Rice(1), Hay(1), Agricultural(1), Louisiana(2), Rice(1), Hay(1), Agricultural(1)
... Agricultural fields consisting primarily of rice and soybeans are suffering from the most damage.

Purdue researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Tags: California(1), Buildings(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2), California(1), Buildings(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2)
... Purdue University electrical and computer engineering professor David Ebert is using data collected from agricultural sites to respond to these problems.

Purdue Extension state fair exhibits focus on choices for healthier bodies, stronger communities

Tags: Indiana(1), Agricultural(1), Indiana(1), Agricultural(1)
Last year’s Indiana State Fair celebrated the state’s rich agricultural tradition. This year, Purdue Extension looks to the future with a series of exhibits focused on helping people make easy, everyday choices to develop healthier bodies and stronger communities.

Purdue Extension hosts hydroponics workshop

Tags: Aachen(2), Agricultural(1), Aachen(2), Agricultural(1)
... 8, at Purdue’s Whistler Hall of Agricultural Research, 170 S. University St., Room 116, West Lafayette.

Davis Purdue Ag Center celebrates a century of service

Tags: Indiana(1), Pullies(1), Grain(1), Agricultural(1), Indiana(1), Pullies(1), Grain(1), Agricultural(1)
When the Davis Purdue Agricultural Center (DPAC) was established a hundred years ago, tractors with internal combustion engines were a very new technology - the way driverless cars are today. Most plowing and harvesting was done with implements pulled by livestock or people....

Agronomy certificate program distinguishes agribusiness professionals

Tags: Agricultural(1), Aachen(1), Agriculture(1), Agricultural(1), Aachen(1), Agriculture(1)
Purdue University’s Agronomy e-Learning Academy is awarding Crop Professional Certificates to its first group of agricultural professionals who completed all three courses as part of its curriculum: agronomy essentials, precision agriculture and nutrient management.

Ag-celerator fund to provide up to $100,000 for Purdue agriculture startups; callout meeting is Sept. 14

Tags: Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1)
Purdue University-affiliated agricultural startups looking for early seed-stage funding to help with their plant sciences innovation can receive up to $100,000 through the Ag-celerator innovation fund.

Program director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year

Tags: Indiana(2), Agricultural(1), Indiana(2), Agricultural(1)
... Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue’s Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Spero Energy gains $100,000 competitive grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to advance biobased products

Tags: USDA(1), Department of Agriculture(2), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2), USDA(1), Department of Agriculture(2), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2)
...100,000 to conduct research and development to increase the availability and competitiveness of biobased products within the agricultural market.

Agricultural trade in Pacific Rim economies faces challenges due to climate change, with uncertainty greatest for equatorial nations

Tags: Aachen(1), Rice(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1), Aachen(1), Rice(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1)
Global warming is expected to have a significant impact on future yields of everything from rice to fish, particularly in countries situated closer to the equator, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned today.

New partnership between ITU and FAO to bolster ICT innovation in agriculture

Tags: Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(2)
he principals of the two organizations, Houlin Zhao (ITU) and José Graziano da Silva (FAO), signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that seeks to facilitate the development of e-Agriculture policies and regulations as well as ICT-centric innovation clusters that strengthen national and regional agricultural competitiveness.

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

Tags: Aachen(1), America(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Aachen(1), America(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1)
Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve food supply conditions, but regional droughts and ongoing civil conflicts are blocking progress towards hunger reduction, according to FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

FAO-World Bank launch $36 million programme to scale up famine-fighting in Yemen

Tags: Mills(1), Aachen(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1), Mills(1), Aachen(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1)
The grant funds for the three-year "Smallholder Agricultural Production Restoration and Enhancement Project (SAPREP)" come from the World Bank's Global Agriculture Food Security Program (GAFSP).

FAO to G7: agriculture and rural development crucial in responses to conflicts, hunger and migration

Tags: Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1), Aachen(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(1)
The G7 ministers were informed by the Director-General about FAO's intention, as co-chair - with the International Organization for Migration - in 2018, of the United Nations Global Migration Group (GMG), to emphasize the linkages between agricultural and rural development and migration.

AFBF Backs Timely Reg Review of Food Production Tools

Tags: America(1), Tools(1), American Farm Bureau Federation(1), Agricultural(1), AFBF(1), America(1), Tools(1), American Farm Bureau Federation(1), Agricultural(1), AFBF(1)
Coordinated federal review of advances in agricultural biotechnology will help America’s farmers and ranchers achieve gains in efficiency and productivity needed to meet the continued challenges of the 21st century, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.

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