Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Agricultural science


Related Topics
GMO

  
  Agricultural science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field that encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic, and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture.
Agricultural science is seen by some to have began with Mendel's insightful genetic work, but in modern terms might be better dated from the chemical fertilizer outputs of plant physiological understanding in eighteenth century Germany.
Agriculture sciences seek to feed the world's population while preventing biosafety problems that may affect human health and the environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agricultural_science   (720 words)

  
 Science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Science is not a source of subjective value judgements, though it can certainly speak to matters of ethics and public policy by pointing to the likely consequences of actions.
Science is practiced in universities and other scientific institutes as well as in the field; as such it is a solid vocation in academia, but is also practiced by amateurs, who typically engage in the observational part of science.
Science has become so pervasive in modern societies that it is generally perceived a necessity to communicate the achievements, news, and dreams of scientists to a wider populace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Science   (2952 words)

  
 Agricultural and food scientists
Agricultural science is closely related to biological science, and agricultural scientists use the principles of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and other sciences to solve problems in agriculture.
Agricultural and food scientists should be able to work independently or as part of a team and be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Agricultural scientists are using new avenues of research in biotechnology to develop plants and food crops that require less fertilizer, fewer pesticides and herbicides, and even less water for growth.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos046.htm   (2683 words)

  
 Agricultural science
Agricultural science (also called agronomy) is a broad multidisciplinary field that encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic, and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture.
However, environmental damage due to intensive agriculture, industrial development, and population growth have raised many questions among agronomists and have led to the development and emergence of new fields (e.g., integrated pest management, waste treatment technologies, landscape architecture, genomics).
New technologies, such as biotechnology and computer science (for data processing and storage), and technological advances have made it possible to develop new research fields, including genetic engineering, improved statistical analysis, and precision farming.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ag/Agronomy.html   (425 words)

  
 Developements in Agricultural Science
Agriculture is the cultivation of crops and raising livestock; farming.
It is clear the origin of agriculture is in part the origin of these techniques of environmental manipulation.”[1] Overall, the importance of the development of a system of upkeep is impetrative to the advancement of cultures and societies.
Agriculture was such an enormous part of life that it is shocking that the relevance of agricultural science was so slow to catch on.
www.arches.uga.edu /~mgagnon/students/Mcclellan.htm   (2551 words)

  
 AHS - Agricultural Science and Co-Curricular FFA Program
The Agricultural Science program at Allentown High School offers a unique opportunity for students to pursue their interests and potential career aspirations in the field of agriculture and related areas.
Agriculture and its related industries are the largest employer in the nation accounting for over twenty percent of the job market.
Science is a course offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in agriculture, agribusiness and advanced agricultural sciences.
www.ufrsd.net /AHS/ag/agscience.htm   (1138 words)

  
 College of Agriculture (California State Polytechnic University Pomona)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Master of Science Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences option provides students the opportunity to enhance knowledge and competence in a selected area of specialization as well as encourages individual study and research.
The curriculum is designed to assist individuals employed in a variety of agricultural occupations to become more proficient in research methodology and design, statistical analysis, technology utilization and in an advanced concentration area of their choice.
In addition, the Department of Agricultural Business Managemen/Agricultural Education must be in receipt of three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic qualifications and potential as a graduate student.
www.csupomona.edu /~agri/agsciencemasters.html   (1394 words)

  
 AGRICULTURAL/FOOD SCIENCE TECHNICIAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agricultural and food science technicians set up, operate and maintain laboratory instruments and test kitchen equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, calculate and record results, and often develop conclusions.
Science courses taken beyond high school, in an associate's or bachelor's program, should be laboratory oriented, with an emphasis on "bench" skills.
The average annual salary for biological science technicians in nonsupervisory, supervisory, and managerial positions employed by the Federal Government in early 1997 was $28,500.
www.careersprep.com /html/ag_food.html   (883 words)

  
 College of Agricultural Sciences
Agriculture is a science, a business, and a profession that requires many well-educated people to meet the demand for animal and plant specialists, conservationists, food technologists, environmental resource managers, engineers, veterinarians, entomologists, farm and forest managers, and many other agricultural professions.
Professional courses are taken in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, College of Agricultural Sciences, and the College of Education.
Agricultural conferences and short courses are held regularly on the University Park Campus and around the state.
www.psu.edu /bulletins/bluebook/major/co-ag.htm   (1942 words)

  
 Department of Agricultural Sciences
An internship in agricultural sciences is intended to provide experience-based learning opportunities for students in their respective discipline of study.
The animal science major with wildlife ecology option is an excellent choice for those students wanting to enter management of ag production or wildlife resources or for those wanting to enter graduate school in wildlife fisheries sciences.
This course is designed to develop competencies of agricultural science teachers to teach essential elements in agricultural business, agricultural mechanization, animal science, and horticulture and crop science.
www.shsu.edu /catalog/agr.html   (5080 words)

  
 National Agricultural Science Museum
National Agricultural Science Museum (NASM), situated in the National Agricultural Science Centre campus of ICAR in New Delhi, is the first of its kind in the country.
Agriculture and animal husbandry have been the backbone of Indian economy since prehistoric time.
The rich agricultural wealth of the country attracted hoards of migrants to arrive and settle in India.
www.icar.org.in /nasm/nasm.htm   (271 words)

  
 The University of Tennessee College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Agriculture and Natural Resources is an interdepartmental unit that offers a general Agricultural Science major with concentrations in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Extension Education.
The Agricultural Education concentration leads to teacher licensure in agricultural sciences in the State of Tennessee.
The agricultural extension agent is a generalist in agriculture who plans and delivers non-formal educational programs for local citizens and community groups.
casnr.tennessee.edu /majorsandconcentrations/agsciences.htm   (334 words)

  
 Master of Science in Agricultural Education
The M.S. Degree in Agricultural Education prepares graduates for careers as Agricultural Extension Agents, Agriculture Teachers, Conservationists, Farm Managers, Researchers, and many other positions in industries and government agencies where agricultural training along with communications and leadership skills are required.
Students who do not have a B.S. in agriculture with a major in Agricultural and Environmental Education may be required to complete undergraduate courses in agriculture and professional education if they plan to obtain certification to teach.
Agricultural Education faculty sponsors the Mountaineer Collegiate FFA Chapter and the Alpha Tau Alpha Chapter, the National Honorary for Agriculture Education.
www.caf.wvu.edu /college/majors/grad/ms_agee.html   (494 words)

  
 WetFeet.com >
In the broadest possible terms, science is a system of gaining knowledge that uses reproducible experimentation and empirical data in the pursuit of truth.
There's a reason why scientists are often portrayed as people who speak in technical jargon impenetrable to the common ear: All fields of science require mastery of a host of precise terminology and complicated theories that have been piling up since the dawn of the Enlightenment.
The federal government employs a third of agricultural scientists; many of them are involved in researching new ways to increase the nation's agricultural output.
www.wetfeet.com /asp/careerprofiles_overview.asp?careerpk=37   (1831 words)

  
 College Majors and Careers - Agricultural Science
The agricultural science program is designed for students interested in production agriculture, farm management, or a teacher education program that leads to a vocational-technical teaching certificate at the secondary level.
Agricultural Science offers many career pathways based on your individual areas of interest.
While many Agricultural Science graduates work in related occupations, others choose fields which do not require a specific major but rather a wide range of demonstrated skills and accomplishments.
careerservices.rutgers.edu /agriculturalscience.html   (197 words)

  
 CAS Undergraduate Student Handbook
Students are expected to focus study on one or more disciplines of the agricultural sciences by selecting a minor from the approved list of minors offered by the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Students can prepare themselves for careers in agricultural and natural resource related sales, and/or public relations; food, agricultural, and natural resource commodity groups, agricultural finance; governmental and conservation agencies; the cooperative extension service; land use and appraisal; and international agriculture agencies.
A combination of agriculture and government, languages, or education, or one of the many other fields might lead to a career with private firms in international trade and marketing or in government organizations with worldwide responsibilities.
www.cas.psu.edu /docs/casuged/handbook/Majors/AgSciMajor.html   (414 words)

  
 MTT Agrifood Research Finland
Agricultural and Food Science publishes original reports on agriculture and food research.
The topics are agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, environmental science, food science, horticulture, and plant and soil science.
Published by The Scientific Agricultural Society of Finland and MTT Agrifood Research Finland.
www.mtt.fi /afs   (84 words)

  
 Agricultural Science Education
Agricultural Science and Technology (AST) programs prepare and support individuals for careers, build awareness and develop leadership for the food, fiber and natural resource systems.
Agriculture and allied industries supply nearly half of Idaho's gross product and employ more than one-third of Idaho's labor force; while nationally agriculture counts for one in five jobs.
The Mission of Agricultural Education is to prepare and support individuals for careers, build awareness and develop leadership for the food, fiber and natural resource systems.
www.pte.state.id.us /ast/agrihome.htm   (205 words)

  
 School of Agricultural Science
The science of agriculture is fundamental to the feeding of the world's population.
Agricultural Science at the University of Tasmania gives students a broad background in basic sciences as well as specialised knowledge in agricultural disciplines.
Graduates are well placed to enjoy an interesting future in agriculture, science or natural resource management.
fcms.its.utas.edu.au /scieng/agsci   (213 words)

  
 Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the beginning of 1995 the Agricultural Academy in Bulgaria is publishing Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science (BJAS) - the first agricultural scientific journal in Bulgaria for fundamental and applied researches, published entirely in English language, and one of the few such journals in Central Europe.
Bulgaria is an agricultural country with traditions and long standing experience in the development of agrarian science and production.
Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science was primared with the highest prize for scientific publications by Ministry of Education and Science in Bulgaria for 1999, 2002 and 2004.
bjas.hit.bg   (196 words)

  
 Bachelor of Agricultural Science
The Bachelor of Agriculture (B.Agr.) is a three-year degree.
The Bachelor of Agricultural Science (B.Agr.Sc) with an honours option is a four-year degree.
Bachelor of Agricultural Science students are required to pass at least four units from the following Schedule C2 subjects.
www.lincoln.ac.nz /story3010.html   (960 words)

  
 AIAST-Agricultural Science Journal (members only)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It aims are to promote the advancement of Agricultural science in Australia, to further the interests of the institute and provide a medium for communication among members and all those interested in agriculture.
The Journal is a means by which professionals inform decision-makers and each other on matters of significance to the continuing development of agri-industry and the natural resource environment.
Agricultural Science contains general articles on all aspects of agriculture and natural resource management together with articles of specific interest to the profession.
www.aiast.com.au /subscriber_submit_login.php?subscriber=4581&subscriberpassword=csirobm2   (623 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: agricultural science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agricultural Sciences Request Free Info From Accredited Online Universities (US Residents Only) …Agricultural sciences.
Journal Of Agricultural Science - Amazon Discover more than 90,000 magazines, journals, newspapers at Amazon.com.
Agriculture Reference Search our comprehensive B2B directory for Agriculture Reference Vendors and Suppliers.
www.technorati.com /tag/agricultural+science   (335 words)

  
 Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology
In support of the U.S. commitment to strengthen global food security, Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman hosted an international Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology from June 23-25, 2003 in Sacramento, California.
Increasing agricultural productivity through technology adoption is a key means of boosting both food availability and access and improving nutrition.
Agricultural production, processing and marketing technologies from developed and developing countries were examined, as well as critical issues regarding the transfer and indigenous development of technologies.
www.fas.usda.gov /icd/stconf/conf_info.html   (460 words)

  
 Agricultural Science Curriculum
Agricultural Science majors have five principal components in their coursework:
the Agricultural Science core curriculum (27 hours), which includes coursework in all major areas of agriculture.
These links lead to detailed, printable worksheets that advisors and students can use to track course work requirements and courses completed; to view and print them requires the Adobe Acrobat reader program which is available free from www.adobe.com.
agriculture.truman.edu /courses.htm   (375 words)

  
 Science and Math - FirstGov for Kids
Whether you are starting your first science project, looking for advanced help with your science project, or just trying to teach students at your school how to do a good science project you have come to the right place!
Using news and current events as a springboard to explore science and the larger issues it raises, we hope to show science as a human enterprise and a way of looking at the world.
The goal of Space Day is to advance science, math, and technology education and to inspire young people to realize the vision of our space pioneers.
www.kids.gov /k_science.htm   (3198 words)

  
 Research | Agricultural & Animal Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agricultural & Animal Science research focuses on underlying biological principles for producing high quality wool, meat or milk.
The group has large, well-equipped laboratories, excellent animal facilities, and access to the resources of the University's farm.
The Livestock Systems Alliance involves the discipline of Agricultural & Animal Science and co-located partners from SARDI and the Pig and Poultry Production Institute, which broadens the capability of the research activities at the Roseworthy campus and creates a vibrant atmosphere for teaching, research and extension.
www.agwine.adelaide.edu.au /research/animal   (167 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.