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The study estimates that demand in agriculture and life science-related fields will be strongest for plant scientists, water-resource scientists and engineers, farm animal veterinarians, and precision ag and pest control specialists, among other positions.
Founded in 2011 at the Garage48 hackathon, and also an alumni of accelerator Startup Wise Guys, we first described VitalFields as an agricultural early warning system, although the companyâ€™s product has expanded significantly since then.
A water quality effort and the Farm Science Review at The Ohio State University received a $1 million boost from Beckâ€™s Hybrids, to be contributed over the next five years in monetary and in-kind support.
The proposal would create a new permit, which would cost $100 annually, so wine makers could sell bottles and offer two-ounce samples. To obtain a permit, at least 51 percent of the fruit in the wine sold must from Ohio.
The drivers are really fairly simple. It's productivity and profitability. On the productivity side, we're expecting the global population to reach 9 billion by the year 2050. And in order to feed that population we're going to have to increase agricultural productivity by roughly 25 percent before 2050
There's roughly 6 or 7 million acres yet to plant around the U.S. remaining as of the beginning of this week, though those acres may not get knocked out anytime too soon.
What came next left their heads spinning. They opened their mail to find they were being sued. Not only the Broshears, but the county and every single individual on the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Since December 2014, the USDA has confirmed several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (or migratory bird paths). The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and commercial poultry flocks.
Through the end of 2014, increases in U.S. crude oil and natural gas production served only to offset losses in South Sudan, Libya and parts of Iraq, Felmy said. Now that surpluses from OPEC nations are back online, he added, there would be a 4-5 percent increase in production worldwide.
A letter sent to senators said the amendment proposed by Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., â€śwould most likely killâ€ť the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.