Farmers Called To Embrace Agroforestry, Sustainable Food Production – The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)


The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

Farmers Called To Embrace Agroforestry, Sustainable Food Production
The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
PROFESSOR of Agronomy at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUA) Umuahia, Abia State, Dr. Dominic Aja Okpara has posited that farmers of old, who used traditional methods of farming that entailed organic resources, produced enough food …

How the ‘agroecology’ movement misrepresents ‘agroecology’ science – Genetic Literacy Project

How the 'agroecology' movement misrepresents 'agroecology' science
Genetic Literacy Project
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The word “agroecology” is a hybrid between “agronomy,” the science of crops and soils, and “ecology,” the branch of biology concerned with …

Doctoral candidate joins U of M team for farming future – Grand Forks Herald


Grand Forks Herald

Doctoral candidate joins U of M team for farming future
Grand Forks Herald
One of the new players on the field is Patrick Ewing, a doctoral candidate in agroecology and agronomy at the University of Minnesota. Agroecology is the study of ecological processes that operate in agricultural production systems. Ewing studies soil …

Experts, general public will gather for Eckerd Food Security Conference – Eckerd College News

Experts, general public will gather for Eckerd Food Security Conference
Eckerd College News
He has a bachelor's degree in plant science and biology at Dordt College and a master's degree and doctorate in agronomy, specializing in agro-ecology, from the University of Minnesota. He will discuss shifting the use of perennial grain crops away

Agroecology: A Different Approach to Agriculture – Huffington Post (blog)

Agroecology: A Different Approach to Agriculture
Huffington Post (blog)
Agroecology involves optimizing resources and natural mechanisms through agronomy to make farms more competitive and sustainable and less dependent on resources. Using less diesel oil in tractors, employing fewer pesticides and spending less time …

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The Hidden Cost of Fear Mongering: How the Environmental Working Group … – Pacific Standard

The Hidden Cost of Fear Mongering: How the Environmental Working Group
Pacific Standard
Kniss has degrees in agronomy and agroecology, is well published in leading journals, and has a stated interest in “developing sustainable weed management programs.” His work—as is the case for most weed scientists—focuses largely on the industrial …

CAN Featured in NEW Online Resource for Forestry Professionals

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The website Forestry Degree.net is geared for users in the forestry profession. Its aim is to provide information about different forestry programs and career options. One of its offerings is an online resource that offers prospective students (and other interested users) links to programs in related fields. The site organizers have included agroecology in their resources. As the project editor stated: “… integration of forestry and agriculture provides great opportunities for increasing the sustainability of farming. We think anyone studying forestry could greatly benefit their education and career by learning more about the increasingly vital practices of agroforestry and agronomy.” Check it out. 

Natalie Hoidal ’15 Named a 2014 Udall Scholar – UMM News, Sports & Events


UMM News, Sports & Events

Natalie Hoidal '15 Named a 2014 Udall Scholar
UMM News, Sports & Events
Hoidal plans to use some of her scholarship money to complete a research project on seed saving and community-driven agroecology projects in rural Bolivia and Peru this summer. She intends to use the remaining funds to study agronomy and plant …

UW agroecology program marks 20 years – kotanow.com- Scottsbluff Area News … – Kota

UW agroecology program marks 20 years – kotanow.com- Scottsbluff Area News
Kota
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) – The University of Wyoming recently marked 20 years in offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology, and focuses on the dynamic picture of today's agriculture, 

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UW first land-grant university to offer undergraduate program combining … – Greenfield Daily Reporter

UW first land-grant university to offer undergraduate program combining
Greenfield Daily Reporter
LARAMIE, Wyoming — The University of Wyoming recently marked 20 years in offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology, and focuses on the dynamic picture of today's agriculture, 

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UW agroecology program marks 20 years – seattlepi.com – Seattle Post Intelligencer

UW agroecology program marks 20 years – seattlepi.com
Seattle Post Intelligencer
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming recently marked 20 years in offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology, and focuses on the dynamic picture of today's agriculture, 

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UW first land-grant university to offer undergraduate program combining … – The Republic

UW first land-grant university to offer undergraduate program combining
The Republic
LARAMIE, Wyoming — The University of Wyoming recently marked 20 years in offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology, and focuses on the dynamic picture of today's agriculture, 

Agroecology at University of Wyoming still growing after 20 years – County 10


County 10

Agroecology at University of Wyoming still growing after 20 years
County 10
Twenty years ago the University of Wyoming's College of Agriculture rolled out a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major and put a new idea on the forefront – agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology and focuses on the dynamic picture 

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UW Agroecology Program Marks 20 Years – University of Wyoming News

UW Agroecology Program Marks 20 Years
University of Wyoming News
February 13, 2014 — It has been 20 years since the University of Wyoming's then-College of Agriculture rolled out a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology, and focuses on the dynamic 
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Agroecology at University of Wyoming 20 years and growing – Prairie Star

Agroecology at University of Wyoming 20 years and growing
Prairie Star
Twenty years ago the University of Wyoming's College of Agriculture rolled out a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major and put a new idea on the forefront – agroecology. The program combines agronomy and ecology and focuses on the dynamic picture 

‘Nagpur’s black soils need proper soil conservation measures’ – Times of India

'Nagpur's black soils need proper soil conservation measures'
Times of India
They do not know what needs to be done to restore the fertility of their fields. B Mohan Kumar, assistant director general (agronomy and agroforestry) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), is a well-known figure in the field of soil

Organic Valley’s values draw La Farge native back home – 77Square.com

Organic Valley's values draw La Farge native back home
77Square.com
She went to the University of Wisconsin in Madison with every intention of steering clear of agriculture, but ended up majoring in history and agronomy and eventually earning a masters degree in agroecology. “I didn't want to come back to Organic

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Organic Valley’s values draw La Farge native back home – La Crosse Tribune – La Crosse Tribune

Organic Valley's values draw La Farge native back home – La Crosse Tribune
La Crosse Tribune
She went to the University of Wisconsin in Madison with every intention of steering clear of agriculture, but ended up majoring in history and agronomy and eventually earning a masters degree in agroecology. “I didn't want to come back to Organic