NCDA&CS lecture series aims to educate college students

The United Nations estimates that by the year 2050, farmers will need to produce 70 percent more food in order to meet the needs of a population that will exceed 9 billion. At the same time, consumers are embracing the local food movement and demanding sustainable agriculture practices. In the middle of this growing demand, […]

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NCDA&CS Plant Conservation Program gains 60 acres in Union County

The NCDA&CS Plant Conservation Program has some additional land, thanks to the generosity of The Nature Conservancy. The conservancy announced today that it had transferred 60 acres of Union County prairie, known as the Mineral Spring Barrens, to the program. “Our department is pleased to accept this generous donation of valuable property from The Nature […]

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