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U.S. agriculture colleges see boom in enrollment

August 7, 2012  By David Manly

Aug. 7, 2012 – Many agricultural colleges in the United States are seeing an increase in enrollment, as student believe they offer a clear path to employment.

According to an article from the USA Today, the boom is due to its envionmentally friendly view and provides valuable skills to combat global hunger and obesity. The newspaper reports that even with the large increase in enrollment, colleges cannot meet the industry demand for graduates.

“We are definitely in growth mode, and agriculture is a bright spot in the economy,” said Cindy Heser, DuPont Pionerr’s senior human resources manager. “We really need people to help us meet those world challenges.”


To learn more about the substantial increase in agriculture program enrollment in US. colleges, read the entire article on USA Today.

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