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Genetics and sustainable technologies research, and the future it holds for agriculture, is the topic of a panel discussion prior to the Purdue University Agricultural Alumni Fish Fry on Feb. 6. "From the Lab to the Field: Purpose-Driven Agricultural Research" takes place at 9:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. The annual Ag Forecast program is free and open to the public. Ag Forecast panelists include Sylvie Brouder, Purdue soil fertility specialist; Scott Jackson, Purdue plant geneticist; and Jim Mintert, assistant director and agricultural and natural resources leader of the ...
With more than 1,370 faculty members and more than 26,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England. The university offers bachelor's degrees , master's degrees , and doctoral degrees in over 90 undergraduate and 65 graduate areas of study, through 9 schools and colleges. The main campus is situated north of downtown Amherst, Massachusetts . In a 2009 article for MSN.com Amherst was ranked 1st in Best College Towns in the United States. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is categorized as an RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of ...
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Purdue Newsroom — Sensor gives valuable data for neurological ...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new biosensor developed at Purdue University can measure whether neurons are performing correctly when communicating with each other, giving researchers a tool to test the effectiveness of new epilepsy or seizure treatments. Marshall Porterfield, an associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering and biomedical engineering, postdoctoral researcher Eric McLamore, and graduate student Subhashree Mohanty developed the self-referencing glutamate biosensor to measure real-time glutamate flux of neural cells in a living organism. The nanosensor not only measures glutamate around neural cells, it ... market research, surveys and trends
How to Obtain Federal Research Funding | The New Funding game
A database of institutions and their earmarks, which is searchable by institution and agency and sortable alphabetically or by the total amount of directed grant funds an institution received, can be found here . As seen in the summary table below, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa led the way with $58.7 million in grants, followed by Mississippi State University, which had a total of $47.9 million in grants for it alone and another $7.2 million in earmarks shared with other institutions. Earmarks are commonly derided as "pork barrel spending" because they are seen as attempts by legislators to keep their ... market research, surveys and trends

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Purdue generates record $333.4 million in research funding
Purdue University generated a record $333.4 million in sponsored research funding during the just-ended 2007-08 fiscal year, fueled by a 36 percent jump in research activity at Discovery Park. Purdue posted solid funding increases from federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the U.S. departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Health and Human Services. Industries, foundations and international institutions also played larger roles in growing Purdue's research portfolio. Total research funding for the year was $333.4 million, up 11 percent from $301 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Purdue Agriculture in Focus
A few weeks ago the Purdue Agriculture Dean’s Advisory Council had its fall meeting here on campus. We’re privileged that these 27 talented, thoughtful people take the time from their busy schedules to give us the benefit of their perspective and input.  Members of the Dean’s Advisory Council provide essential opinions and insight that guide our decision-making process. Their diverse expertise and capabilities ensure that many perspectives are heard as we face the challenges of an increasingly global economy and agricultural industry. They help us focus, reflect and react. They challenge our ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence at ICPA
that I wanted to share with you. First and foremost is the awards handed out at the ICPA gathering. The awards were presented by Paul Schrimpf, Group Editor the CropLife Media Group at Meister Media Worldwide, which includes PrecisionAg.com , the award sponsors. Paul presented the Farmer Award to Ken Dalenberg (above) of Marshfield, Illinois – who was recognized for the role he has played in helping to develop and promote new agricultural technology for crop management. Ken has worked with a number of research projects on his farm to evaluate precision farming technology, along with other innovative products and practices ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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♦Crop Yield Production Projection Discussion will be at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 in the Pioneer Our Land Pavilion, at the Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis. Speakers will be Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural economist; Greg Preston, Indiana director of the National Agricultural Statistics Service; and Joe Kelsay, director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Moderator is Jay Akridge, Purdue's Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture. The presentation is free with fair admission and open to the public. For Twitter posts, go to www.twitter.com/PurdueExtension and request to “follow” the feed. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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That Acronym Stands For…
AgIT – Agriculture Information Technology; the College of Agriculture's information ... ITaP – Information Technology at Purdue; Purdue's centralized ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USDA Employment 2010 b.indd
New developments in science and technology are .... www.agriculture.purdue.edu/ USDA/careers/index.html. For more information on careers, check out ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF - Dept. of Agricultural Economics Purdue University
Jan 1, 2009 ... technologies in the food manufacturing, chemical, agricultural ..... development ”, Economic Research Service, Agriculture Information ...
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Google Answers: Sweet Corn Canning - How do they get the Corn off ...
Hello GA! How does the industrial process for the removal of sweet corn from their cobs before being tinned work? I would like the name of the machine and a detailed description on the process and if possible any pictures would be very helpful. I have googled for this extensively and have found many references to the home canning and preparation of sweet corn but none which detail the process of this in a mass industrial environment where many thousand must be prepared in a short space of time. I have e-mailed a major producer of tinned sweet corn products, "The Jolly Green Giant", but have not yet had any response. They ...
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I need tables, or mathematical equations, that describe the drying rate (loss of moisture content over time) of logs while in log storage on land. Ideally this information is presented by tree species (major variable). Other variables may include log pile height, log length, log diameter, time of year (season/date). Dear hannsf-ga; Thank you for allowing me to answer your interesting question. I?m afraid what you are looking for isn?t going to be nearly as easy as a single table that lists the drying rates of all species of logs. There are far too many variables to consider and one has to do some fancy elbow work to ...