CropVillage update for March 12, 2010, What Might Agricultural Field Robots Look Like?

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What Might Agricultural Field Robots Look Like?

MP3 fileRasmus Nyholm Jørgensen , Professor in Biosystem Engineering at University of Southern Denmark, shares insights on agricultural field robots.

What is the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers?

MP3 fileRon McAllister, President-Elect of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, shares what ASABE aims to do in coming year. Ron also talks about the 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.

Poor Feed Quality

From PoultryCast: Issues with crop quality were just one of many features shared from the International Poultry Scientific Forum.

Agriculture Telling its Story

Are Ag Extension Services Valued? Discussion on Ag Extensions and Other Public Ag Programs.

Food Cannot Be Ethical. Only People Can. A recent report, Ethical Food, attempts to address "Are ethical brand claims influencing food purchases? And if so, which claims matter most to consumers?". Unfortunately, this report is about creating a divisive environment around food, its production, and the people who work in the food and agriculture industries.

Farmers Answer Consummers' Food Questions Farmers address consumer questions around food quality, organics, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and the use of herbicides/pesticides/fertilizers on crops.

CropVillage® Headliners

Don Tyler

Link to blogBuilding Camaraderie Tough challenges and working through them can build camaraderie.

Orlando Gil

Link to blogReminder For The 2010 Census Spread the word about the 2010 Census. Tell your Latino employees about their right to privacy and how important their response is. Tell them that it is safe to fill out the form and that it is important to be counted.

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