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This page, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides information intended to "assist producers, processors, marketers, business owners, policy makers, researchers and the general public with information on alternatives to Iowa's traditional crops (corn and soybeans)." The site...
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This publication of Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, is of research conducted that compared weighted average source distance (WASD) of foods grown locally in Iowa to those foods obtained from traditional sources.
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The USDA's National Agricultural Library provides access to a wide array of resources pertaining to alternative farming methods, including organic food production, sustainable agriculture, and community supported agriculture. Users can browse the site by subject or search for specific topics of...
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The Wine/Enology - Grape Chemistry Group at Virginia Tech "exists to support the growth and development of the wine industry" through "teaching, extension and research." On their site, visitors will find a number of helpful resources to help them as they create, plan, or improve their own enology...
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The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. This episode of ATETV contains "a 'high tech' Agriculture Technology program and visit with an Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence that has developed strategies to make learning more...
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The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. In this episode of ATETV, information and communication technologies and precision agriculture technology are discussed. Students in information and communications technologies prepare for a variety of...
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This video, created by ATETV and presented by WGBH, takes a look at agricultural technology as a career choice. This video provides a basic overview of the field and its growing importance. In the video, several students give their opinions of an agricultural technology program, and instructors...
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This site, from the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance, offers presentations and slides from the lectures of VIN 111: Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment. From the presenters, Mark Greenspan and Merilark Padgett-Johnson, the lectures cover such topics as...
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This site, from the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance, offers presentations and slides from the lectures of VIN 113: Winter Viticulture Technology. From the presenter, Katie Gill, the lectures cover such topics as pruning and winter grapevine anatomy. Each topic includes a...
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This site, from the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance, offers presentations and slides from the lectures of VIN 146: Introduction to Enology. From the presenter, Domenic Carisetti, the lectures cover such topics as general winemaking, blending and aging, bottling, and...
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