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Westfield, Indiana - AgReliant Genetics LLC, a leader in seed research, production and quality and the third largest corn seed company in the U.S., and Spensa Technologies Inc., a multiplatform agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park, signed an agreement that will help growers integrate innovative and precision planting tools with AgReliant hybrid information to improve overall crop production.
Washington, DC - Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Wednesday on the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service:
Washington, DC - A national of Eritrea and citizen of the United Kingdom pleaded guilty today to smuggling undocumented immigrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia into the United States.
Washington, DC - The Obama Administration today announced the launch of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture, a new effort to promote greater international engagement on ways agriculture can help mitigate the impact of climate change.
Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Washington, DC - As part of this Year of Action, President Obama will sign a proclamation tomorrow to designate the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction including commercial fishing. The proclamation expands the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, one of the most pristine tropical marine environments in the world, to six times its current size, resulting in 370,000 square nautical miles (490,000 square miles) of protected area around these tropical islands and atolls in the south-central Pacific Ocean.
Yuma, Arizona - Jesus Arrizon, Arizona Western College Adjunct Math Instructor, will be receiving the Esperanza Award that recognizes Exemplary Latino Teachers. For the past 16 years, Chicanos por la Causa has recognized over 100 outstanding Latino educators who have inspired students of all backgrounds to learn and achieve their aspirations, play an active role in school and have demonstrated a true commitment to the community.
Dateland, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued three Mexican nationals in distress near Dateland yesterday after entering the United States illegally.