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Blog
Monday, November 28, 2016

Small Town 4-H’er Reaches for the Stars

Many kids gaze up into the night’s sky and dream of touching the stars. Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station, turned that dream into reality.

Announcement
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

NIFA Introduces New Vision for Data Science in Agriculture

On Oct. 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) convened a summit to identify the frontiers and future of data in agriculture and build on existing U.S. government-wide efforts and investments in big data.