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National Food Sovereignty Summit is set for Oct. 2-5

National Food Sovereignty Summit is Oct. 2-5, 2017 First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will host the national Food Sovereignty Summit Oct. 2-5, 2017, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is THE annual forum for sharing and … Continue reading

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ICPP offers assistance for registration, airfare and lodging

International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) July 29-Aug. 3, 2018 (Boston): Plant Health in A Global Economy The 2018 International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP2018) Organizing Committee is offering need-based travel awards to increase access for early- and mid-career plant … Continue reading

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2017 Nominations sought for Knapp Lectureship

Each year, NIFA joins with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to sponsor a lecture presented at the APLU Annual Meeting. The lecture honors one of the three most important historical figures of the Land-Grant University System, William … Continue reading

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News about roadside management and pollinators

Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the next Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group meeting at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Oct. 26 – 27, 2017. More information coming soon. Other upcoming events of interest: The Wildlife Habitat Council is … Continue reading

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Save the Date Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018

Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018 Hyatt Regency at the Arch Downtown St. Louis, Missouri Mark your calendars for an important national sustainable agriculture event one year from now, the Our … Continue reading

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Twitter discussion on Jan. 19 noon Central time on the science behind herbicide-resistant weeds

University of Illinois College of ACES The science behind herbicide-resistant weeds Are some weeds better at evolving resistance than others? What is the ag industry doing to manage resistance? What do you foresee as new developments/challenges regarding herbicide-resistant weeds? Ultimately, … Continue reading

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Farmer veteran stakeholders conference unites military, agricultural communities

Farmer veterans from across the country came together recently at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, for the largest gathering of military veteran farmers in the nation. Three hundred farmer veterans, including the agricultural, governmental and nonprofit groups that … Continue reading

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Seventh Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum set for March 21-22

Mark your calendars to attend the Seventh Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum on March 21-22 at Chapman University in Orange, California. Organized in cooperation with the USDA and the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme, the objective of the forum is to increase … Continue reading

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BANR meeting on new technologies for agriculture production and research

The public is invited to attend an open afternoon session of the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR) on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The open session will explore two related themes: High-tech Innovations for Agriculture (with an overview presentation … Continue reading

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Videos Posted: Second Annual Integrated Pest Management Online Conference

The second annual IPM Online Conference, hosted by the Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC), featured updates from active projects funded by the NEIPMC’s Partnership Grants Program and from IPM-related projects funded through the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture and Education Program and USDA-NIFA’s … Continue reading

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