Penn State Agricultural Sciences Newswire - 01/20/2014

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, January 20, 2014

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State-led team launches newsletter focused on Northeast food security
-- Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15
-- Four Diamonds receives donation from PA Dairymen's Association

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TOP STORIES:

Penn State-led team launches newsletter focused on Northeast food security
A research team led by a faculty member in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has launched a quarterly newsletter that will provide updates on the research and outreach activities of the $5 million, U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded project called Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast through Regional Food Systems. The project seeks to determine whether greater reliance on regionally produced food could improve food access and affordability in disadvantaged communities, while also benefiting farmers, food supply chain firms and others in the food system.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/qBMgMkLh
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Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15
Pennsylvania dairy farms are invited to apply for this year's Dairy of Distinction award from the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program. Applications must be submitted by April 15.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/RjFPCMrx
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Four Diamonds receives donation from PA Dairymen's Association
The PA Dairymen's Association and its partner organization, Valley Grange #1360, have pledged a total of $10,000 through Penn State's THON to support the Four Diamonds Fund's fight against pediatric cancer.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/jSQ2Rdtv
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