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Field Crops Entomologist position available at Louisiana State

WORK LOCATION: The position will be based at the Tom H. Scott Research and Extension Center near Winnsboro, LA. Opportunities for research and extension activities exist at three research stations in the Region and in the Department of Entomology on campus in Baton Rouge, LA. 729 more words


Web Soil Survey

Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue.  The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy. 165 more words


Field Crops - Harvest

Harvest time was a family and community effort, everyone pitching in to make the hay and harvest the crops. Often times families would help their neighbours, exchanging their time for help on their farm in return. 652 more words

The Changing Face of American Agriculture: Part 3

High Tech

Many involved in agriculture, commercial or entrepreneurial, feel that technology will shape the future.

The Internet continues to evolve into the driving force in agriculture. 749 more words

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The Changing Face of American Agriculture: Part 2


Young people continue to enter agriculture, according to the last USDA census.

Most young farmers have limited capital to work with, and they frequently find outside financing difficult, if not impossible, to obtain. 544 more words

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Educating Youth About Agriculture

This past Friday, marked the third year of the Alamance County 4-H Youth Farm Tour.  Every year, I help organize and lead this event where we take 12 youth ages 9-18 and tour them around four different farms in the county and surrounding counties.   443 more words

Prairie Strips in Field Crops

There’s a new farming technique on the Midwestern prairie.  It’s innovative, it’s sustainable, but it’s also readily available to farmers of all stripes.

This tool is the prairie strip, a strip of native prairie plants grown right in the middle of a grain field. 608 more words

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