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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.
Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.
A fast-spreading weed is causing problems in Texas cotton fields and could cost growers much of their harvest if left unchecked.
Indiana orchard owners are bringing in peaches from out of state after the polar vortex that plunged the state into a deep freeze in January decimated the crop.
TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: There are many issues which need to be addressed, but being energy-independent should be encouraged and this country has the ability to be much more self-reliant.
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday it issued the public health alert after Kansas City-based VU Foods wouldn't recall breaded chicken products after it was determined they hadn't been inspected.
The cradle, which has four metal fingers and a blade attached to a long handle, was used by slashing stalks of grain.
A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming.
Farmers' profits this year and next will be "considerably below" the levels of the past few years, economist Gary Schnitkey said.
The owner of Robertson Orchards near Sturgeon Bay says people have been calling for the last two months already.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension says the first tour will begin at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Larry Stanislav farm two miles north of Abie in eastern Nebraska's Butler County.
In a story July 24 about a new rural investment fund announced by the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Colorado-based CoBank is donating $10 billion to a fund for rural investment projects.
The Maui County Council on Thursday declined to take action on a voter initiative for the moratorium.
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
Texas man stung 1,000 times by bees A street department worker in Wichita Falls, Texas, was stung 1,000 times by bees Thursday.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:37 am
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