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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

2014 CYFAR Annual Report

The 2014 CYFAR Annual Report highlights the programming efforts, program outcomes and impacts of the Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) grant program.

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Friday, September 25, 2015

The First 20 Years of the 1994 Land-Grant Institutions

Twenty years ago, we reached an important milestone in our nation’s effort to achieve equity in research, education, and extension. In 1994, 29 tribal colleges received land-grant university (LGU) status, giving them access to federal government resources that would improve the lives of Native students through higher education and help propel American Indians toward self-sufficiency. These resources also support innovative research, education, and extension programs that positively impact agriculture and food production.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

High Pressure Extends Shelf Life of Foods – IFSN Seminar

Dr. V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam, professor of Food Engineering at The Ohio State University, will share advances in “Shelf Life Extension of Foods with Fresh-like Quality Attributes by High Pressure.”

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Big Data and the Future of Agriculture

Open Data is a powerful, evidence-­‐based tool for long-­term sustainable development by improving economic opportunities for farmers and health of consumers.