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Budgets Squeezed at Agriculture Colleges

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact. Full Story

Agriculture Colleges Reduce Herds to Cut Costs

posted on July 16, 2010 at 2:07 PM

BURLINGTON, Vt (AP)— The fields and long red barns at the University of Vermont will soon house fewer cows as low milk prices, high costs and budget cuts have forced the university to sell its herd. Full Story

Kansas State Approved to Conduct Bioscience Research With Potentially Dangerous Toxins

posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) -After mounds of paperwork and months of preparation, Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute has been approved to conduct research projects using several dangerous agents. Full Story

Family Donates $7M Cattle Ranch to Missouri State

posted on February 19, 2010 at 12:02 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo (AP)--A family known in the cattle market as top breeders are donating a ranch worth $7 million to Missouri State University. Full Story

Community College Educates New Employees For Wind Turbine Industry

posted on August 8, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Community College Educates New Employees For Wind Turbine Industry
The Wind Energy and Turbine Technology Program, 2-year program at Iowa Lakes Community College, is turning out graduates ready for the work force. Full Story

ISU Ag School Enrollment Mirrors Booming Farm Economy

posted on April 18, 2008 at 8:04 PM

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Enrollment at Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is mirroring the farm economy -- it's booming. Full Story

Illinois State University to Introduce Renewable Energy Degree

posted on July 6, 2007 at 8:07 PM

NORMAL, Ill (AP) - Illinois State University hopes a new degree program catches a wave of jobs expected to rise as the US steers away from fossil fuels. Full Story

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