A Boston Garden - Red Sox grow vegetables on rooftop at Fenway Park
Livewell Nebraska, July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015 editorial in Omaha World Herald newspaper
In the July 7 2015 issue of the Omaha World Herald newspaper
Tearing Down Ivory Towers
Title of the article is "Tearing down the ivory towers", this sentence had great impact: "...If you only had 30 seconds on the tailgate of a truck between two corn fields could you explain to a farmer what you do and how it impacts them? For most of us involved in agriculture, farmers are the primary stakeholders..."
Who are your stakeholders?
Agriculture...it's where careers are growing!
Read the May 11, 2015 news release quoting Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sharing a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs.
The report also notes there is an average of 35,400 new U.S. graduates with a bachelor's degree or higher in agriculture related fields, 22,500 short of the jobs available annually. A Doctor of Plant Health degree will give you the knowledge to set yourself apart when searching for your career.
DPH featured on Backyard Farmer
April 2015 Hermann Lecture featuring Robb Fraley of Monsanto
April 2015 Hermann Lecture, Robb Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Monsanto and World Food Prize Laureate.
Right around the 1:02:10 mark DPH student Josh Miller was able to ask him a question about the skill sets he thinks graduates are going to need to address the challenges and opportunities in global agriculture. His response basically described the DPH program. Thought you might find it interesting...