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New Hampshire alumnus turns to milking his own profits

Stephanie Casey9/21/09 4:31 PM

MILFORD, N.H. – Sept. 21, 2009 – One of the few dairy farms left in the Nashua area has taken to selling its most recognizable product directly to consumers. New Hampshire alumnus Walker Fitch's farm in Milford is now selling "raw milk" – that is, milk that hasn't been heated to kill bacteria, in the process known as pasteurization – at its farm stan ... ...

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Colorado State alum joins online auction company

Stephanie Casey9/18/09 9:55 PM

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Sept. 18, 2009 – Purple Wave Auction, an online auction firm, announced Colorado State alumnus Wayne Graffis joined the company’s business development department and will focus on Purple Wave’s expansion in the agriculture equipment market.

“Due to our continued success with our no reserve, online auction model, we are ple ... ...

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Prevent flu outbreak by adapting healthy tips

Stephanie Casey9/16/09 12:02 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sept. 16, 2009 – As the weather cools, coughs and colds tend to fill the air and flu season typically begins. However, with recent outbreaks of the H1N1 virus, flu season seems to be getting an early start this year.

At least one, possibly two, members of Arkansas’ Alpha Iota Chapter have been affected by the virus, according to The ... ...

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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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