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Newly Created Division Part Of International Society For Horticultural Sciences

  Newly Created Division Part Of International Society For Horticultural Sciences   Newly Created Division Part Of International Society For Horticultural Sciences _ Texas A&M Today

Patil elected new horticulture for human health chair

Patil elected new horticulture for human health chair

Patil Elected Chair

SW Farm Press: http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/patil-elected-new-horticulture-human-health-chair   The Eagle – Region front section: https://www.theeagle.com/news/local/texas-a-m-s-bhimu-patil-named-horticulture-chair-for/article_7c0d241c-1175-56fd-b73a-f3bac3fd1b7b.html   Land and Livestock Post: https://www.theeagle.com/landandlivestockpost/agrilifetoday/patil-elected-new-horticulture-for-human-health-chair/article_a38dcd47-e5be-57d0-9bce-cd92b288fcfa.html   Agriculture Industry News: https://agriculture.einnews.com/article__detail/453377131-patil-elected-new-horticulture-for-human-health-chair?vcode=XIbw

Hometown favorite up for Viva Fresh Health award

Pamela Riemenschneider March 23, 2018 11:22 AM Print Hugh Topper, who recently retired as group vice president of fresh foods for San Antonio-based H.E. Butt Co., is this year’s recipient of the Viva Fresh Healthy Living Lifetime Achievement Award. ( File photo ) With the Viva Fresh Expo April 5-7 deep in the heart of H-E-B country, picking a local favorite as the 2018 Viva Fresh Healthy Living Lifetime Achievement Award honoree only makes sense. Viva Fresh chose Hugh Topper, who recently retired as group vice president of…

Business Briefs: Instart Raises $30M in New Funding

Link to Website GIOVANNI ALBANESE Jr., India-West Staff Reporter Dec 23, 2017  AgriLife Researchers Receive $4.4M in Grants Scientists with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research department received a $4.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to research and improve the U.S. melon industry. About $35 million have been awarded nationally by the USDA to 12 projects across the country seeking to address the concerns of melon safety, according to a thebatt.com report. Bhimu Patil, a horticultural sciences professor and director of the AgriLife Research department’s…

Karnataka govt to fund two new agriculture centers

Link to website Jun 02, 2014 The state government will fund a centre each at the University of Horticultural Sciences in Bagalkot and International Centre for Agriculture at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Dharwad respectively. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced this after he met delegates from the Texas Agricultural and Management University, USA in Bangalore early last week. Delegates from Texas A and M University, Mark Hussey, Interim President, and Bhimu Patil, director, Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, met chief minister Siddaramaiah along with vice-chancellor of UAS, Dharwad,…

New course brings in students from across the country

New course brings in students from across the country December 13, 2017 by Jeff Pool College Station, Texas- Texas A&M University teamed up with three different schools across the country to create a different classroom experience for graduate students. Lead instructor Dr. Bhimu Patil lectures his students on children’s health in their region A USDA Higher Education Challenge grant helped develop a new, multi-disciplinary course called The Nexus of Food & Nutritional Security, Sustainability, and Hunger. The program uses video conferencing to connect Texas A&M with Ohio State…

Texas A&M conducts cantaloupe, honeydew research

To understand changes in the melon industry — cantaloupe, honeydew and other varieties, but not watermelon — Texas A&M University is conducting a survey to gather information about all aspects of the industry. The goal is to establish the needs and perceptions of melon stakeholders — consumers, producers and retailers, according to Bhimu Patil, director of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M and the project’s director. “The outcome will help to develop new cultivars and varieties to make sure our research and outreach efforts will…

2017’s Fattest States in America

https://wallethub.com/edu/fattest-states/16585/#bhimanagouda-s-patil “Fat” is becoming the new normal in America. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese. Rates are lower for children and adolescents but have risen steadily almost every year. So prevalent has America’s obesity problem grown that the weight-loss industry continues to expand. This year, Americans are expected to spend more than $68 billion just on programs designed to help them shed the extra…

AgriLife researchers receive $4.4 million USDA grant

TAMU research strives to improve food industry – @bowerman_rachel In the U.S. melons such as cantaloupe and honeydew have been associated with the outbreak of 36 foodborne diseases and pathogen related fruit recalls since 1990 according to Texas A&M horticulturalist Bhimu Patil. On Sept. 8, scientists with the A&M AgriLife Research department received a $4.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to research and improve the U.S. melon industry. The department received $35 million have been awarded nationally by…