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2nd Annual Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum Deemed a Success!

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The 2nd Annual Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum recently convened at the El Tropicano Riverwalk hotel in San Antonio, Texas, October 17-19, 2012. The Leaders Forum brought together representati...
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Mark your calendar and join us at the 3rd Annual Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum in San Antonio, Texas on October 11-13, 2013.

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Farm and Ranch Life: Census reveals many faces of agriculture

The 2012 Census of Agriculture was supposed to be completed and submitted by Feb. 4. 
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How should America count its Hispanics? - The Economist

How should America count its Hispanics? - The Economist | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Economist How should America count its Hispanics? The Economist THE noisy debate over how to fix America's immigration system is mainly about the large and rapidly growing Hispanic minority.
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First-hand Look at Brazilian Agriculture: Part One - Farm Futures

First-hand Look at Brazilian Agriculture: Part One - Farm Futures | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Farm Futures tour examining Brazil's booming industry (RT @agforlife: First-hand Look at Brazilian #Agriculture: Part One http://t.co/GJeI2MRq #latinosinag #latinos #students #agliteracy...)...
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Hispanic May Be A Race On 2020 Census Despite Critics - Huffington Post

Hispanic May Be A Race On 2020 Census Despite Critics - Huffington Post | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Hispanic May Be A Race On 2020 Census Despite Critics Huffington Post In the 1970s, the federal government instituted the word "Hispanic" to get a better handle on a mushrooming demographic group that was multiracial and...
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New Generation Farmers Add 21st-Century Spin to New Mexico Operation

New Generation Farmers Add 21st-Century Spin to New Mexico Operation | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
LESA/LEPA system on Gonzales’ alfalfa field
Joseph and Jeremy Gonzales are doing something different with their Gonzales Land and Cattle operation in Lovington, N.M., and it’s hard not to notice.
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Survey: Americans say college is important but want cheaper, more flexible programs

Americans still think college is worth it, new survey suggests, but problems with price, access and rigid programs might keep them from pursuing degrees.
Editorial Tags: College costs/prices
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Hispanic Unemployment Edges Up To 9.7 Percent - Huffington Post

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Hispanic Unemployment Edges Up To 9.7 Percent
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The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Hispanics stood at 9.7 percent in January, up just slightly from 9.6 percent in December, according to numbers released by the U.S.
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Internet Radio Must Tune In to the Emerging Hispanic Mainstream - AdAge.com

Internet Radio Must Tune In to the Emerging Hispanic Mainstream
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Though not receiving the same national attention as TV, equally dramatic shifts have taken place in the Hispanic radio landscape.
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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb 21 - Agri-View

Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb 21 Agri-View The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture conference series is a UW-Extension program that is committed to addressing the needs of farm women by providing education on farm...
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God Made a Farmer. Oh Really?

God Made a Farmer. Oh Really? | Latinos in Agriculture | 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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Every Student Is Capable - Huffington Post (blog)

Every Student Is Capable - Huffington Post (blog) | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Every Student Is Capable Huffington Post (blog) Being an intern for HACE has given me the opportunity to experience firsthand what HACE is all about.
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Immigrant farmers making inroads in Midwestern agriculture | PRI.ORG

Immigrant farmers making inroads in Midwestern agriculture | PRI.ORG | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Immigrants have been major components of the agricultural system in California and Texas for years. But recently, they've become more prevalent in the Midwest as well. Now, the U.S.
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Immigration Reform Would Benefit Agriculture, but With Downsides ...

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Ohio agricultural producers who employ Latino immigrant workers would favor comprehensive immigration reform for several reasons, says an Ohio State University Extension specialist on agricultural labor.
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There Are Between 28 and 33 Hispanics in the House - National Review Online (blog)

There Are Between 28 and 33 Hispanics in the House - National Review Online (blog) | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
There Are Between 28 and 33 Hispanics in the House
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An AP report today highlights the difficulties inherent in ethnic bean counting. Apparently the question “How many Hispanics are there in the U.S.
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GOP Strategist to Launch Minority Outreach Movement - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

GOP Strategist to Launch Minority Outreach Movement - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Wealthiest U.S. colleges suing students over default loans -- Puppet ...

Wealthiest U.S. colleges suing students over default loans -- Puppet ... | Latinos in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Graduate student borrowers are defaulting on almost US$1 billion in federal loans that were given out to the poor. US colleges such as Yale, Penn State and George Washington are coming after them in the courts, suing for ...
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Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series

Rural Action receives $75K for agriculture education series | Latinos in Agriculture | 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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