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Agriculture Learning Symposium on Invasive Weed Management

By   /  November 21, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The 2019 Agricultural Learning Symposium on Invasive Weed Management incorporates a number of speakers and presentations into one event. The symposium is intended to be an experiential learning event for folks in the agriculture community. Participants will hear from industry experts and learn about innovations, opportunities, and challenges that are emerging in this rapidly changing industry. The gathering will […]

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Livestock Genetic Diversity is Being Preserved Thanks to an ARS Collection

By   /  July 15, 2019  /  ARS, Consider This, NRCS  /  Comments Off on Livestock Genetic Diversity is Being Preserved Thanks to an ARS Collection

This is an edited version of an article by Dennis O’Brien of the Agriculture Research Service. When the sample of semen from the Duroc boar—a breed of domestic pig—arrived in Fort Collins, Colorado this spring, the scientists and staff at the Agricultural Research Service’s National Animal Germplasm Collection had a little celebration. Why? Because it […]

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Prairies Help Us Understand Antibiotic Resistance

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  ARS, Consider This  /  Comments Off on Prairies Help Us Understand Antibiotic Resistance

This article comes to us from Sandra Avant, ARS Office of Communications, USDA Agricultural Research Services. It was published in the September 16 issue of AgResearch Magazine. Since the 1940s, antibiotics have effectively treated certain bacterial diseases. But over the years, some bacteria have developed resistance to the antibiotics that once killed them. Each year, […]

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Living in the Landscape – Fundraiser Banquet

By   /  February 7, 2018  /    /  No Comments

“Living in the Landscape…” Join us for an evening celebration of prairie stewardship! Keynote Speaker: Sharon Butala, Best-Selling Canadian Author February 7, 2018 at the Saskatoon Inn.   All proceeds go to support Prairie Conservation Action Plan’s environmental education programs for youth in Saskatchewan. Tickets: $60 and includes buffet supper, cocktail hour, trade show, poster […]

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6th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop

By   /  February 7, 2018  /    /  No Comments

February 7-8, 2018 Plenary Sessions, Break-out Sessions, Case Studies, Trade Show, Poster Session and More! Topics include: Species at Risk, Climate Change, Range Health, Grazing, Restoration/Reclamation, Wetland Restoration, Soil Remediation, and partnerships! At the Saskatoon Inn, in Saskatoon, SK More information: 306-352-0472, pcap@sasktel.net or www.pcap-sk.org

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