Today, engineers and agricultural systems
graduates both work with the same types of buildings and equipment, the same crops and animals, the same sensors and computers, and the global society, yet there Is a distinct difference in the work they do.
The annual Bob Robeson Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, who is majoring in Agricultural Systems
Management, with preference given to students who show interest in technology and precision agriculture.
Now in its second year, the Agribusiness Outlook Forum will feature a panel of international experts presenting delegates with a platform to discuss insights into food security and sustainable agricultural systems
This report from the National Research Council's Committee on Twenty-First Century Systems Agriculture assesses the strengths and weaknesses of different production, marketing, and policy approaches for improving agricultural sustainability and reducing the costs and unintended consequences of agricultural production, in addition to evaluating the transferability of principles underlying farming systems and practice that could improve sustainability of small-scale agricultural systems
in less developed countries, with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa and lessons learned from the US.
Heinemann teaches several undergraduate and graduate courses, including Mathematical Modeling of Biological and Physical Systems, Optimization of Biological Production and Processing Systems, Agricultural Systems
Analysis and Management and Biological and Agricultural Systems
The institute, the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems
to support the development and commercialisation of biofuel sources for aviation and co-products.
The compositions and methods of the invention may be used in a variety of agricultural systems
for controlling pests, including propagating lineages of insect-resistant crops and targeting expression of these insecticidal lipases to plant organs that are particularly susceptible to infestation, such as roots and leaves.
The World Bank and international development agencies have pushed many developing countries to move from traditional food production systems to industrialized agricultural systems
like the one that is producing the problems we see today.
OMSCo also called for further explanation of the cost difference between organic and non-organic agricultural systems
Though organic farming is a new concept in the agricultural lexicon, the term refers back to the classical agricultural systems
of history, which depended on natural means of food production and animal husbandry.
Both books emphasize the need to understand and apply ecological principles in the development of more sustainable agricultural systems
, and to forge partnerships between diverse stakeholder groups.
In the early 1990s, the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Agricultural Systems
Research Unit in Fort Collins, Colorado, created the Root Zone Water Quality Model (RZWQM) to help growers make a variety of well-informed decisions related to the root zone.
It believed that a successful conclusion would have helped secure continued industry investment across Europe, pushed trading partners into reforming their agricultural systems
, and provided for a level playing field for trade in food and drink products and greater trade opportunities.
David Hitch operates Asheville Agricultural Systems
, an Organic and Indoor Gardening Center located in downtown Asheville.
But while traditional low input and organic agricultural systems
may be more wildlife-friendly, they are unlikely to be able to feed an expanding population.