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Pitching Aquaculture and Microloans Is a Marine Veteran’s New Mission

Raising clams has always been a part of Michael McCarthy’s life — until Sept. 11, 2001. “That was my motivation,” said McCarthy, who was working with the New York/New Jersey Harbor relay program, purging and harvesting clams, when terrorists crashed … Continue reading

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From Medicine to Agriculture: One Intern’s Six-Month Adventure at USDA

By LeRoy Robinson How does a guy with a medical background end up working in agriculture? That was the question I asked myself after beginning a non-paid internship with USDA. The internship started in January after speaking with my rehabilitation … Continue reading

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