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Hard to detect invaders

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Dr. David Jenkins and his team investigated what kind of arthropods were intercepted entering or exiting Puerto Rico on plant, fruits or vegetables.

 

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Árboles y ganadería para combatir la sequía en Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico has been undergoing a drought for several months now. Georges Félix discusses a model that combines agriculture and stockbreeding to fight drought.

 

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No food without agriculture

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Puerto Rico only produces 15% of the food it consumes, which represents a threat to the archipelago's food security.

 

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The secret of planting trees in small spaces

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Farmer Raúl Rosado explained how to plant trees in small spaces.

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The other guineps

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Wilson González-Espada

Other tropical fruits related to guineps (quenepas) could grow in Puerto Rico and be exported to other countries.

 

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Ready the first crop of rice grown in Puerto Rico

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Recently the first crop of rice—a staple in local cuisine—grown in Puerto Rico was harvested, opening a new chapter for agriculture in the Island.

 

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Rice Harvest in Lajas for November

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The rice harvest in Lajas will be ready in November.Tthis iniative is lead by the governement in an effort to produce rice in Puerto Rico.

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Young farmer an example for all

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José Esteban López Maldonado is one of the youngest certified farmers in Puerto Rico. Together with his father, this 10-year-old from Adjuntas cultivates a variety of fruits, vegetables and legumes in his farm and is also a musician.

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Listado posiciones academicas disponibles en area agricultura

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      ACADEMIC POSITIONS
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   NEW! - Asst. Prof. - Seafood Specialist for Extension and...
   University of Florida
   Inst. of Food and Agricultural Sci. -- Food Sci. and Huma...
   Gainesville, FL
   Date Posted: Jan. 15, 2013

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