After acquiring the knowledge to begin her dream career, Dr. Bowes was left with overwhelming debt. In 2011, she received assistance through the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) a program funded by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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The overall job market may have looked better, but things are definitely looking good in agricultural, environmental, and related fields.
Most are familiar with the phrase, “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but few people know what a bed bug looks like or problems they can cause.
Thanks to a USDA NIFA grant, strawberry growers in Florida are benefiting from a smart system that helps them time spraying to prevent diseases – saving the farmers money while minimizing the environmental impacts. The system is being adapted for growers in other states.
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