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April 24, 2015


Vom Korn bis zur Ernte - 155 Schülerinnen und Schüler beim KWS Zukunftstag


April 6, 2015


Gestão de pessoas faz a diferença no agronegócio brasileiro


April 5, 2015


Insight into the role of research at Scotland's Rural College (The Courier)


April 3, 2015


Half a century of pioneering seed conservation: an interview with Malaysian seed icon Professor Chin


March 30, 2015


First Lady of Wheat in Mexico to celebrate her father, Norman Borlaug


March 16, 2015


Bumper crop of job opportunities awaits agriculture grads - Experts predict industry need will only grow (The Blade)


March 15, 2015


South Australian teachers learn about careers in agriculture (Stock Journal)


March 12, 2015


Global consortium maps out strategies to revitalize agricultural education


March 6, 2015


Ag graduates are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities (Salina Journal)


February 24, 2015


2015 University of Queensland Sunflower Competition: high schools grow next generation of plant scientists


February 23, 2015


Seeds (and breeding) grow deep in Plant Sciences centers at UC Davis


February 19, 2015


Nigeria - National Agricultural Seeds Council laments dearth of plant breeders, seed technologists (UNCOVA)


February 16, 2015


World Food Prize Borlaug-Ruan intern describes experience with CIMMYT in Turkey


February 6, 2015


These graduates are primed to reduce world hunger - African Plant Breeding Academy students aim to introduce overlooked crops to African communities in need (The Christian Science Monitor)


February 2, 2015


The most desired skills of the future (Ag Professional)


January 27, 2015


HM.Clause CEO Matthew Johnston compliments University of Florida student program (Southeast AgNet)


January 12, 2015


New plant breeders trained to transform 'orphan' crops (SciDev.Net)


January 9, 2015


My American Farm reaches more than 1.5 million youth in first four years


8 reasons why ag careers are needed more than ever (AgCareers)


January 7, 2015


Landwirtschaftsbetrieben in den USA fehlt es an Nachwuchs (Proplanta)


December 31, 2014


Why these graduates are primed to reduce world hunger - The students specialized in plant breeding, aiming to introduce overlooked crops to African communities in need (takepart)


December 23, 2014


"This crop is not an orphan anymore: it now has a home" - The African Plant Breeding Academy (AfPBA) graduates first class of plant breeders


Exploration and agriculture: connecting the next generation with science to grow the future


December 18, 2014


Iowa State University's "Gung-ho Globies" are finalists in Thought For Food Challenge


December 17, 2014


Kenya - 23 botanists graduate from the African Plant Breeding Academy (AllAfrica)


December 16, 2014


Plant breeders build capacity to resuscitate African orphan crops (EnviroNews)


December 12, 2014


At Mississippi State University, research motivates undergrad, undergrad inspires professors


December 10, 2014


American Seed Trade Association (ASTA): Education is key to consumer appreciation of seed and seed improvement - U.S. seed industry to launch 2015 consumer education effort 


December 9, 2014


Seed Central: aiming to be the Silicon Valley of seed


December 5, 2014


Los líderes de opinión de la juventud se reúnen en busca de soluciones a los retos futuros de la agricultura - La Cumbre Global Youth Ag se celebrará en Australia en 2015


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