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Highlighting land-grant universities and Colleges of Agriculture across the country, from the staff, student, and professors behind the research to the communities affected by Extension’s programming and outreach, our newsfeed shares agricultural industry news and updates. Agriculture is America. There’s no other industry in the United States vital to nearly every facet of human life.
  1. November 8, 2016: The Impact of Plant Breeding
  2. September 13, 2016: Land-Grant Universities Bolster The US Potato Genebank’s Impact
  3. August 9, 2016: Twenty-One Land-Grant Universities Create Animal Feed Database
  4. July 25, 2016: Ag is America and University of Kentucky, Department of Entomology to Host Twitter Town Hall on Zika Virus
  5. July 20, 2016: Meet the Zika Expert: Dr. Grayson Brown
  6. July 6, 2016: Meet the Gardening Experts: Pamela Bennett and Mike Maddox
  7. July 5, 2016: AgIsAmerica, Ohio State University Extension, and University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Horticulture to Host Twitter Town Hall
  8. June 2016: Seventeen Land-Grant Institutions Develop Virtual Herbaria
  9. May 2016: Meet the Food Safety Experts and Extension Educators: Renee Boyer, Monica Ponder, and Laura Strawn
  10. May 2016: AgIsAmerica and Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to Host Twitter Town Hall
  11. May 2016: Partnership Between Dozens of Land-Grant Institutions Helps Create National Atmospheric Deposition Program
  12. May 2016: Prevention Education Helps Families, Saves Millions
  13. May 2016: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  14. April 2016: Eleven Land-Grant Institutions Work Across State Lines to Reduce Water Contaminants
  15. April 2016: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  16. March 2016: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  17. March 2016: Thirteen Land-Grant Universities Work Across State Lines to Improve Equine Farm Sustainability
  18. March 2016: Meet the Dietitian and Extension Educator: Alice Henneman
  19. February 2016: AgIsAmerica and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources to Host Twitter Town Hall
  20. February 2016: Meet the Water Productivity Researchers And Extension Educators, Drs. Steve Slack and Suat Irmak
  21. February 2016: Overview of the FY2017 NIFA Budget
  22. February 2016: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  23. January 2016: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  24. January 2016: Thirteen Land-Grant Institutions Advance Fight Against Mycobacterial Diseases
  25. December 2015: Multistate Research Project Conducts Critical Wetland Soil Research
  26. December 2015: Q&A with Deb Gebeke (NDSU) and Paula Peters (KSU)
  27. November 2015: Q&A with Southern University Ag Center 
  28. November 2015: AgIsAmerica and the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center to Host Twitter Town Hall
  29. November 2015: Cooperative Extension Works to Improve Individual Health
  30. October 2015: Innovation Showcase Twitter Town Hall – Meet the Extension Educator from Southern University Ag Center
  31. October 2015: Innovation Showcase Twitter Town Hall – Meet the Extension Educator from Kansas State University
  32. October 2015: Innovation Showcase Twitter Town Hall – Meet the Extension Educator from University of D.C.
  33. October 2015: Ag Is America’s Innovation Showcase Twitter Town Hall 
  34. October 2015: Four Land-Grant Institutions Celebrate Cooperative Extension Innovation With Twitter Town Hall
  35. September 2015: Land-Grant Institutions Work Across State Lines to Increase Fruit Tree Production
  36. August 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  37. August 2015: Seven Land-Grant Universities Help Stabilize Catfish Production, Increase Economic Vitality
  38. August 2015: Ag Is America & The Northeast IPM Center Twitter Town Hall
  39. August 2015: Meet Steve Young, Director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center
  40. July 2015: Q&A with University of Maryland Researcher Dr. John Lea-Cox
  41. July 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  42. July 2015: Utah Community-Based Conservation Program Receives Western Extension Directors Association Award of Excellence
  43. June 2015: Q&A with Purdue, Oklahoma State, and Oregon State Universities
  44. June 2015: Ag Is America & Montana State University Twitter Town Hall
  45. June 2015: Twelve Land-Grant Institutions Contribute to Soil Science, Impact Resource Management
  46. June 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  47. May 2015: Land-Grant Institutions Help Motivate Children, Parents To Increase Calcium Intake
  48. May 2015: Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, On Why He Serves
  49. May 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  50. April 2015: UC to Study the Fate of Street Trees Grown in Increasingly Popular Bioswales
  51. April 2015: 19 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities Commemorate 125th Anniversary of 1890 Morrill Act
  52. April 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  53. March 2015: Why Ag Matters (AgIsAmerica’s Monthly Newsletter)
  54. March 2015: Eleven Land-Grant Institutions Help Protect Pecan Yield
  55. March 2015: March “Ag”ness
  56. February 2015: Land-Grant Universities Announce New System-Wide Online Resource
  57. February 2015: Undergraduates at the University of Arkansas Learn About Horticulture First Hand at the University’s Fruit Research Station
  58. January 2015: Top 4 Reasons to Shop at a Farmer’s Market
  59. January 2015: Prairie Fare: Set Goals to Help Improve Fitness
  60. December 2014: Tips for safe as well as delicious holiday meals
  61. November 2014: Researchers from 20 Land-Grant Institutions Receive National Recognition for Multistate Water Conservation Project
  62. October 2014: Multistate Land-Grant University Research Project Contributes to Domestic and International Dry Bean Industry
  63. October 2014: Less is more? Maybe not, says Oregon pinot noir study: Wine Notes
  64. September 2014: UC Davis and Mars, Incorporated announce plans to create first-of-its-kind innovation institute focusing on food, agriculture and health
  65. August 2014: Prairie Fare: Conquer the Midmorning Slump with Breakfast
  66. July 2014: Mississippi’s Mr. Tea
  67. July 2014: Researchers from 19 Land-Grant Universities Receive Western Region Award of Excellence for Multistate Water Conservation Project
  68. June 2014: Recipe: Mediterranean Tuna Salad
  69. June 2014Scientists from Twelve Land-Grant Universities Forge Partnership with Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Hypoxia Task Force

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