"Philadelphia Business Journal Lots of agricultural jobs, but new grads scarce Philadelphia Business Journal Close to 60,000 jobs are set to open up in agriculture , food and natural resource sectors each year for the next five years, according to a report from Purdue University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture . The American agriculture industry has a ..."
"Agriculture jobs may be plentiful, but new grads are scarce Newsworks.org The American agriculture industry has a problem though; there's not enough grads to fill them. The report projects about two open jobs for every qualified graduate. That's left the USDA, private industry and grant universities scrambling to try and ..."
"Local farmers share their stories in the wake of the October flood and subsequent rains in November that have left their fields too saturated to harvest their crops. PHOTO BY MICHAELE DUKE Marty Easler examines one of his peanut fields."
"Agri-View Make a plan for agriculture Agri-View They will provide their perspectives on how acknowledging the role that agriculture plays in the local economy can help inform planning decisions for a county's future, how involving local agriculture professionals is essential to the planning process ..."
"Urban agriculture a good idea, but ... AG Week In the broadest sense, there are two kinds of agriculture : plant and animal. In its broadest sense, urban plant agriculture includes home gardens, community gardens, rooftop gardens on suitable buildings, farmers markets, co-ops and delivery services ..."
"ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - This Oct. 26, 2015 photo shows Randall Lineback cows roaming at Chapel Hill Farm in Berryville, Va."
"FFA conference shows students more career possibilities in agriculture Grand Island Independent FFA students from across Nebraska put together a floral display as part of the NCTA Horticulture presentation taught by Amy Prior from Imperial. The horticulture workshop was part of the Pathways to Careers Conference Saturday in the Heartland Events ... and more »"
"Vocational agriculture programs in high demand at area high schools Observer-Reporter While their purpose has changed, the interest in agriculture courses has not. Three high schools in Washington County offer vo-ag programs; Trinity Area High School, McGuffey High School and Fort Cherry High School. Avella Area High School is looking ..."
"NBC4i.com Ohio Department of Agriculture to send Christmas trees to troops NBC4i.com COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)ߣ The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be making the holidays a little merrier for military units this year by donating 100 Christmas trees to troops overseas. Troops stationed overseas have been receiving the trees from the ... and more »"
"agprofessional.com Precision agriculture : Not the same as big data but... agprofessional.com With today's media and marketing hype, it's easy to get confused about the two terms, precision agriculture and Big Data. In addition to briefly reviewing the impact of precision agriculture , this article stresses that Big Data is much more than ..."
"Most commercial chicken and turkey farms that were infected by the bird flu have been cleared to restock, agriculture officials said Friday, but scientists still will keep a close eye on migrating birds and test thousands to see if the virus is present. No new cases have been reported since June 17 when the last Iowa farm said chickens were dying from the H5N2 virus."
"There will be plenty of turkeys for the Thanksgiving table, according to state agricultural statistics. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says the number of turkeys raised in the state this year is expected to total 17.4 million."
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