Agriculture is STEM

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STEAM: The A is also for Agriculture

In a rural community where John Deere Corp. produces tillage and seeding equipment, Valley City, ND, surrounded by farms and ranches is an ideal location for the 78th annual North Dakota Winter Show. Any of the 71,000+ that attended Winter Show had an opportunity to discover an interactive STEM+Agriculture exhibit that staff at the Great…

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Hack Fargo: Building a Farmer’s Market App

Project Description The nature of the problem: A new visitor to a community has an open Saturday between conferences and seeks to identify the availability of local foods in the area, believing that Farmers Market’s and therefore nutritious and affordable food may be readily available. An iOS (iPhone) application would assist the user in locating…

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Report shows need for STEM talent to address global food security

By Agri-Pulse staff DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 16, 2014 -  A report released today at the World Food Prize 2014 Borlaug Dialogue identifies a growing gap between the supply of new graduates trained in agriculture-related science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and the demand for young professionals in related roles by global food and agriculture employers. The…

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