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Scholarships Offered for Ag-Related Degrees By: 11/18/2015 @ 3:02pm

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the program will provide over $500,000 in…

Women Break the Mold By: 04/14/2013 @ 9:01pm

When women are asked about their success in their jobs, they most often credit their hard work, good luck, and a…

Women In Agriculture: What Do These Students Have in Common? By: 01/30/2016 @ 2:13pm

High school is a time to learn skills that will prepare students for life in the real world. I’ve seen high school…

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Tech Advances Open up Jobs for Graduates By: 11/20/2015 @ 1:03pm

Jared Herzberg had no intention of pursuing a career in agriculture. He wasn’t raised on a farm. “I actually went to college to play basketball and get an education degree,” says the Victor, Iowa…

Women in Ag: 5 Things I Learned from School Food Tasting By: 09/19/2015 @ 8:45am

I spent most of this week with school nutrition professionals, taste testing over 40 recipes that have been developed featuring fruits and vegetables offered through the North Carolina Farm to School…

Women in Ag: Halt! Who Goes There? By: 08/28/2015 @ 11:00pm

One Sunday while driving to scout our fields, I noticed that the power poles in one field had purple paint on them. “Why are those poles painted?” I asked. Turns out I was getting ready for a lesson on…

Women in Ag: Adding Agriculture to the Classroom By: 08/14/2015 @ 11:00pm

We often talk about how the number of people with connections to farming are decreasing. This affects agriculture in many ways, but one I rarely hear talked about is in the classroom.Many elementary, middle…

Grants Help Grow Rural America By: 07/02/2015 @ 12:58pm

The Clarksville Youth Recreation committee in Butler, Iowa, has launched a “Light Up Our Field” campaign aimed at raising $80,000 to purchase lights for one of its youth softball and baseball fields.In…

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