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Iowa is hurting more than the rest of the nation's farm economy because of a tough weather year, combined with lower crop prices.
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Yassir Eddebbar, Natalya Gallo, and Lauren Linsmayer with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres .
The fourth annual Northern Farming conference attracted a record audience of 330 at Hexham mart.
More rain meant better grazing for cattle this past year, and that's just one of the factors that should help ranchers boost their revenue in 2014, according to an agricultural economist from Kansas State University.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says November was drier than normal with the average precipitation for the state at 1.6 inches compared with the 30-year normal of just over 2 inches.
In " The Post-GMO Economy," Elizabeth Royte reports that there are a number of factors contributing to the shift away from GMOs, but that cost is a major one.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A University of Florida researcher plans to use a $500,000 federal grant to study ways to make peanuts more drought tolerant.
Only 47 percent of Texas remains in moderate to exceptional drought status, according to the latest Texas Drought report from the Texas Water Development Board.
The conference theme-"Committed Collaboration"-sets the stage for the three-day conference , featuring a much-anticipated address by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell With the Colorado River facing potential water shortages as early as 2017, more than 800 water leaders and policy makers from throughout the West will converge at the annual conference ... (more)
The country's cows produced 1.66 billion kilograms of milksolids in the 2012-13 season, Livestock Improvement Corporation and DairyNZ annual figures show.
The record-breaking projection comes just a year after Kentucky agriculture surpassed $5 billion in cash receipts, or gross sales, for the first time ever in 2012, the University of Kentucky ag economists said.
If you have recently noticed a tree with and brilliant gold foliage, a round canopy and furrowed bark, it was most likely a 'Modesto' ash .  Modestos are valued for their fall color although, over the years, they have proven to be so disease-prone that they are seldom planted.  Ginkgo biloba, on the other hand, has gold, fan-shaped autumn ... (more)
A protracted drought followed by the onset of the rainy season in southern Angola has triggered a sharp increase in cholera cases, mainly concentrated in Cunene province, where over 1,000 infections and 48 deaths were recorded during a two-week period in November, according to figures from the Ministry of Health.
GRAND JUNCTION,Colo. In October of 2013 The Drought Response Information Project or DRIP lifted voluntary water restrictions in the Grand Valley.