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2 hrs ago |

$2M Brookings technology center preparing to open

In this July 23, 2014 photo, Al Heuton, executive director of the Brookings Economoic Development Corporation, shows the partially completed Agriculture Technology Center for Rural Enterprise in Brookings, S.D. Officials are preparing to open a $2 million technology center in Brookings in a few weeks.


Related Topix: Brookings, SD, Science, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Sioux Falls, SD

7 hrs ago | WCAV

More Road Signs Unveiled to Promote Va. Wine

Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore unveiled the Southern Virginia Wine Region road signs this week at The Homeplace Vineyard in Chatham.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Science

11 hrs ago |

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

But nobody has claimed responsibility for the foul stench that swept across Oxford, said to be like cheesy Wotsits, feet, mouldy milk, manure and raw sewage.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather, Science,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Times Herald

Severe storms raise concern about some Michigan crops

Crop damage from severe thunderstorms that dropped hail on parts of Michigan has prompted concern that some harvests will suffer this year, farmers and officials said.


Related Topix: Science, Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Bay County, MI, Midland County, MI

The Modesto Bee

Debate on GMO labeling moves to Kansas House race

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Republican who represents Kansas, introduced federal legislation in April that would prohibit states from requiring mandatory labeling of bio-engineered foods.


Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Science

KHOU-TV Houston

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.


Related Topix: Food Science, Science

WTOC-TV Savannah

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.


Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Luke Bryan Announces Farm Tour 2014 Dates

Luke Bryan will launch his sixth annual Farm Tour with an October 1 concert in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Science

Detroit Free Press

White House to honor Michigan blueberry producer

A Paw Paw, Michigan blueberry producer is among 15 "Champions of Change" for agriculture.


Related Topix: Paw Paw, MI, Science, Marketing

KCRA-TV Sacramento

General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Autos

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police identify suspect arrested for hit and run involving 6-year-old

On Saturday, July 26, a woman called police to report that she had been raped by a man named Jake that she met on Tinder.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating collaboration with the host country.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Hamburger, Vladimir Putin, Science

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Consultation sheds light on farmland changes

Should energy co-generation be allowed on farms, using manure or other biodegradable waste to produce methane gas and carbon dioxide? These are some of the questions included in the B.C. government's consultation on changes to Agricultural Land Reserve regulations, released this week.


Related Topix: Science

Delaware gets $690,000 grant for nutrition

The Division of Public Health said Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture made the one-time grant.


Related Topix: Delaware Government, Delaware, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Science

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Grain Storage Space A Problem In Parts Of SD Jul. 28

Rail congestion and large crops are leading to worries about grain storage space as South Dakota's harvest gets underway.


Related Topix: Science, Pierre, SD

Journal Gazette

Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.


Related Topix: Science, Darke County, OH

The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.


Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, Travel, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Science

Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop And Its Farmers

Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Science, Weather, Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Drought

Chico Enterprise-Record

Richvale celebrates 100 years of rice cooperative

Laverne Grell, 99, blows out candles to celebrate the Butte County Rice Growers Association's 100th anniversary on Saturday in Richvale.


Related Topix: Richvale, CA, Butte County, CA, Kingsburg, CA, Science, US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Transparent pesticide studies urged

Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.

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