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Forested areas that border wetlands help protect wildlife, but until recently their efficacy has been untested for most amphibian species.
Director Sonny Ramaswamy talks about the importance of agricultural research and President Obama's request for $700 million in funding for the Agricultural and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).
The lack of women and minority representation in the professional agricultural workforce has become so pronounced that in STEM Stratplan 2013 President Obama called for an “all-hands-on-deck approach to science, technology, engineering, and math” (STEM) education.
Although automation in agriculture is often synonymous with efficiency, that has not been the case with harvesting and processing berries. That is about to change.