agricultural science

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agricultural science

[¦ag·rə¦kəl·chə·rəl ′sī·əns]
(agriculture)
A discipline dealing with the selection, breeding, and management of crops and domestic animals for more economical production.
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During the latest general election, the NFU set the government several challenges, asking it, among other things, to increase investment in UK-relevant agriscience, supporting the development and approval of biotechnology through to commercialisation.
PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced a greater commitment to farming's future by becoming sole sponsor of the National FFA Agriscience Research - Plant Systems Proficiency Awards for 2015.
4 million agriscience facility on the Navajo Nation, Clyde McBride started out using a converted garage bay as a classroom with students practicing medical procedures on fruit.
The NFU is calling for the next government to focus on measures to boost productivity, including increased investment in agriscience, implementing all areas of a 25-year strategy to eradicate TB which includes badger culling, and a review of measures aimed at make EU subsidies "greener".
Key companies profiled in the report are BASF, Bayer AG, Monsanto, DOW Agriscience LLC, Syngenta AG, Cheminova A/S, FMC Corporation, Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd, E.
WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Eastern States Exposition and Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom presented the fourth annual Massachusetts AgriScience Excellence Award to Anna Cynar of Fitchburg on Sept.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Missouri Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association 30 Years of Service Award in 2011, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Teaching Excellence Award in 2004, MVATA Distinguished Service Award in 2003, and was named the National and Missouri Agriscience Teacher of the Year in 1997.
Agriscience teachers' attitudes toward implementation of content area reading strategies.
Barbara Lemmer, Agriscience Teacher at Linn-Mar High School, Marion, IA, receives the George Washington Carver AgriSCIENCE Teacher's Award sponsored by DuPont.
The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation, a federal government agency, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Agriscience awards, which are presented in partnership with the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Parker is affiliated with the National Resource Center for Agriscience and Technology Education.