University of Nevada, Reno
March 13, 2012
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University Unveils High Desert Farming Initiative

The University and community partners will transform open land at the Valley Road Field Lab property into a collaborative agribusiness demonstration project and farm.

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Cooperative Extension launches program to help state agriculture producers

"Herds & Harvest: Cultivating Success for Nevada's Farmers and Ranchers" is a three-year program funded with the help of a $672,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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Other News & Announcements

Presidential Search Committee Sets Dates for Candidate Meetings

Pack's first climb up 'Mountain' released

Graduate to discuss Cuban Missile Crisis

It’s March madness for one Nevada, Reno team – debaters McGuire and Bassett

Nevada state demographer releases population estimates

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Upcoming Events

Being a Creator vs. a Victim
Wednesday, March 14: 4 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 323

Great Presentation: How Terrorism Ends
Wednesday, March 14: 4 p.m.
William J. Raggio Building, Room 2009

Geopolitics of Oil
Wednesday, March 14: 7 p.m.
William J. Raggio Building, Room 2030

Thursday Night Movie Series: Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol
Thursday, March 15: 5:30 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Theater

University Wind Ensemble
Friday, March 16: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

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About the University of Nevada, Reno

Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks in the top tier of best national universities by U.S. News and World Report and is steadily growing in enrollment, excellence and reputation. The University serves nearly 21,000 students. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University is home to the University of Nevada School of Medicine, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Wolf Pack Athletics. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefitting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. For more information, visit

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