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Agricultural Sciences defend the value of their research

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Leadership from the College of Agricultural Sciences (CCA) at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus, defended the value of the Extended Agricultural Service (SEA) and the Experimental Agricultural Station (EEA) against the attacks on the role of these entities, whose mission is to promote agriculture, research and community service for Puerto Rican families.

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RUM will host the Agricultural Summit of Puerto Rico

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Michelle Estades

The Agricultural Summit will be an exchange of ideas between professors, entrepreneurs, bussiness, agronomists about the present agrifood, the successes achieved, what can be done, its projection and the long terms effects.

The event will be held in the School of Bussiness Administration  and has been organized by the College of Agriculture Science, the College of Agronomists of Puerto Rico and the Department of Agriculure. 

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No food without agriculture

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Pedro Bosque Pérez / pedro.bosque@gfrmedia.com

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

 

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Project promotes food security through school orchards

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A project sponsored by the Department of Education and the Department of Agriculture promotes the creation of school gardens to solve food security issues in Puerto Rico.

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Young farmer an example for all

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Josefina Barceló Jiménez / jbarcelo@elnuevodia.com

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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Dire situation at the Department of Agriculture

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Gerardo Cordero / gerardo.cordero@gfrmedia.com

The main goal of the Puerto Rico Department of Agriculture is to foster food security. This task is however difficulted by a lack of funding, agricultural statistics, or progress reports from previous years.

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