Gift of Grain: Ivy Tech, farmers partner to help ag education

FARMERSBURG — Harvest time has taken on a new meaning for some Wabash Valley farmers, and Bobbi Hunt-Kincaid hopes her family’s first Gift of Grain will be the beginning of a new fundraising trend for Ivy Tech Foundation. L.G. Hunt Farms Inc. in Farmersburg is supporting agricultural education at Ivy Tech Community College by donating a portion of its fall harvest to Ivy Tech Terre Haute’s newest program – Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology. “It was a no-brainer, really,” Kincaid said of supporting the next generation of farming innovation. “We’ve had…

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CVM faculty member elected to National Institutes of Health Council of Councils

Susan Sanchez, professor of infectious diseases, assistant director of the UGA Biomedical Health Science Institute and chair of One Health, was recently appointed to the National Institute of Health’s Council of Council. She will serve a five-year term, beginning October 1, 2018, with her first meeting in January. “Susan will be a great addition to this prestigious group,” said Lisa K. Nolan, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. “She sees the big picture in a way that not everyone does, is an excellent strategist and can come up with…

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