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AGR Brother of The Century, Nobel Prize winner dies

Stephanie Casey9/14/09 11:09 AM

DALLAS – Sept. 14, 2009 – Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas. He was 95.

Borlaug died just before 11 p.m. Saturday at his home in Dallas from complications of cancer. B ... ...

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AGR launches newly designed Web site

Stephanie Casey9/1/09 9:32 AM


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sept. 1, 2009 – It is with great pleasure that Alpha Gamma Rho announces the launch of the new and improved AGR national Web site and social networking platform developed in partnership with (formally Chapter Communications). This new system will allow AGR to integrate and network nearly all of the organization’s online ... ...

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Purdue alumnus selected to serve on Indiana Ag Board

Stephanie Casey8/31/09 9:44 PM


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Aug. 31, 2009 – Lt. Governor Becky Skillman, Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced a transition in leadership at the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). Purdue alumnus Joe Kelsay, a sixth generation dairy and crop farmer, has been selected to serve as the next Indiana Agriculture Director. La ... ...

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Chapter succeeds through advocating diversity

Stephanie Casey8/26/09 9:40 PM

MADISON, Wisc. – Aug. 26, 2009 – Wisconsin is known for one thing besides the Packers, Badgers and beer-dairy. As our vehicle tags indicate, Wisconsin is "America's Dairyland." (Contrary to some commercials and with all due respect to the Golden State, happy cows do not come from California.) I am not a native Wisconsinite, but since movin ... ...

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Cornell alum to serve on Wisconsin State Board of Ag

Stephanie Casey8/18/09 9:36 AM


FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Aug. 18, 2009 – Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin member John Koepke, Cornell alumnus, has been appointed by Governor Jim Doyle to serve on the Wisconsin State Board on Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The Board on Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is a nine-member board that serves as a policy-ma ... ...

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