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If you are interested in agriculture, recruiting, minority students, and careers, become involved with AgForLife. Recruit students into agriculture.
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School of Fish sparks Army community outreach in Agriculture| Fort Bliss Monitor

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Students to work with Legislature on environment, agriculture policy

CFANS students will get involved in state policy through a new program.
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Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series

Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series | AgForLife | Scoop.it
TRIMBLE – Rural Action Sustainable Agriculture announced Wednesday an award of $75,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to work with Green Edge Organic Gardens to educate state and national agriculture professionals on season...
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Recruitment and Retention of Teachers for School Based Agriculture and Education

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AgrAbility Helps Keep Farmers, Ranchers with Disabilities On the Job

AgrAbility Helps Keep Farmers, Ranchers with Disabilities On the Job | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Mark Hosier, paralyzed from the waist down, uses a mechanical lift to board his tractor. Hosier works with the NIFA-funded AgrAbility Program to overcome disabilities and continue working as an agricultural producer.
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Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Tradition of agriculture education

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Tradition of agriculture education | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Texas has a reputation known around the world. We are a land of cowboys and cattle, homesteads and handguns. From the Alamo to cross-country cattle drives, our state's heritage has been immortalized in films, books and ...
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Agriculture Groups Unite to Relaunch Farm Policy Facts Education ...

Agriculture Groups Unite to Relaunch Farm Policy Facts Education ... | AgForLife | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (February 4) – A diverse coalition of agricultural organizations that came together during the 2008 Farm Bill debate under the name Farm Policy Facts announced today that they are stepping up education ...
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Premier Farm Credit lends support to CSU ag program

Premier Farm Credit lends support to CSU ag program | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Premier Farm Credit of Sterling has joined with three other top agricultural lenders in the state to donate more than $1 million for construction of a modern Center for Agricultural Education at Colorado State University that will train new...
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Great to see this university supporting a Center for Agricultural Education in preparing future leaders.

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Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series

Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series | AgForLife | Scoop.it
TRIMBLE – Rural Action Sustainable Agriculture announced Wednesday an award of $75,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to work with Green Edge Organic Gardens to educate state and national agriculture professionals on season...
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WSILTV Mobile Edition - Education - High School Students Learn About Careers in Agriculture

WSILTV Mobile Edition - Education - High School Students Learn About Careers in Agriculture | AgForLife | Scoop.it
CARBONDALE -- More than 450 high school students from 32 different southern Illinois schools gathered at the SIU Student Center Thursday to learn about the importance of farming and the many ways to make a living from it.
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COMMENTARY: Agriculture’s cachet returning as colleges’ enrollments grow

Agriculture is hip again, at least that’s the word from ag schools around the West where enrollment has been booming over the last several years.
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Students launch community agriculture efforts at NYU

Students launch community agriculture efforts at NYU | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Students have relaunched CSAatNYU, a community-supported agriculture program that had been on pause for two years.
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Ag Spring Career Day to take place at Memorial Union - Iowa State Daily

Ag Spring Career Day to take place at Memorial Union - Iowa State Daily | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Ag Spring Career Day to take place at Memorial Union Iowa State Daily “[The agricultural] economy is strong, and we've had positive feedback from recruiters,” said Mike Gaul, director of career services for the College of Agriculture and Life...
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Students get a look at SIU Agriculture

Students get a look at SIU Agriculture | AgForLife | Scoop.it
CARBONDALE — SIU Carbondale played host to 513 high school Future Farmers of America members Wednesday as part of the annual FFA/Farm Bureau Acquaintance Day.
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God Made a Farmer. Oh Really?

God Made a Farmer. Oh Really? | AgForLife | Scoop.it
Together God and Dodge have brought us a farmer, in a video that’s going viral on the web.  The pundits just can’t get enough of it. Ah, the simpler yet superior moral values of the rural life. Agrarianism strikes again.

Via Luigi Guarino, John Blue
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