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Texas Ranks Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing States in 2016

Today, Peace Corps announced that Texas ranks No. 8 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers. There are 277 volunteers from Texas currently serving worldwide, and 7,606 Texans have served in the Peace Corps since the agency’s founding in 1961. 374 more words

Africa And Middle East

Making A Difference With Agriculture, One Seed At A Time

Tia Sandoval wanted more than just an office job after graduation.

After studying abroad throughout her undergraduate career, she longed for more adventure and wonder. But it wasn’t until she sat down with her mother to discuss her post-grad opportunities that it all clicked. 608 more words

Europe, Asia, And Pacific Islands

Grain Powerhouse: Russia “To Be Among Top Grain Exporters for a Long Time”


Russia set a record for the agricultural sector by harvesting almost 112 million tonnes of grain by 4 October, setting a 25-year record. Furthermore, Bloomberg reports that Russia is becoming the world’s grain-export powerhouse. 525 more words


Purdue Graduate Excels as Peace Corps Agriculture Volunteer

Name: Caroline Schier

Major:  Environmental and Natural Resource Engineering

School: Purdue University

Sector: Agriculture

Although agriculture is the primary economic activity in most countries, many communities are still not able to produce enough food, manage their water supply or implement sustainable practices for the future generations to follow. 482 more words

Africa And Middle East

Reduce Pathogens and Plant Stress with Tomato Plant Netting and Trellis

Your tomato plant needs tutoring and support in order to ensure versatility and easy growth.  The key element you need in your vegetable farm is tomato net and through… 480 more words

Tomato Plant Netting

Summer Shade- A Haiku

Photography and Poetry 2016 Albert Moyer, Jr.

Summer Shade

Delight in the cool

Wonderland of amazing

Trees in a forest.


Russia Aims at Effectual Agricultural Self-Sufficiency by 2020


RF Minister of Agriculture A N Tkachyov told us that by 2020, Russia intends to sell only domestically grown fruit, importing only citrus and exotic fruits.  183 more words