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Meet the Virtual Foreign Service Interns

Blaire Bloxom, Princeton University Blaire Bloxom joined the State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship program as an Agricultural Research Assistant in September of 2013. Prior to her selection, she spent last August traveling throughout Italy, Greece, and Turkey photographing fourth and fifth century churches for her senior thesis research. Before that adventure, she ...
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Agriculture in the United States: an Introduction

Farmers around the world face the challenge of feeding a growing population with limited natural resources, unpredictable weather, climate change and threats from pests and diseases. This blog will explore farming and agriculture in the United States to demonstrate how some farmers are rising to this challenge using a mixture of traditional practices and innovation ...
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