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World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo gestures during a news conference on world trade in 2013 and prospect for 2014 in Geneva April 14, 2014.
5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
The latest Drought Monitor report from U.S. agriculture and weather experts finds 58 percent of California in the worst of its four drought levels, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.
9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Allowing Canadian farmers to choose whether they want men or women from Mexico to work for them as seasonal agricultural workers amounts to gender discrimination, a prominent union is arguing.
13 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice
Connie Cavanaugh of the Garden Club of Palo Alto, works in the Victory Garden behind the Museum of American Heritage on July 17, 2014.
17 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh
"It's just going crazy; people are starting to panic," said Arthur, the owner of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling Inc. "You go to the city, and some people don't know there's a drought," he told CNN.
20 hrs ago | Science Daily
The shocking news of an Ohio teen who died of a caffeine overdose in May highlighted the potential dangers of the normally well-tolerated and mass-consumed substance.
Esri is launching a new campaign to use their expertise in geographic information system technology to support the country's agricultural industry and strengthen food resilience in the face of a changing climate.
Exotic pests, shrinking ranges and a changing climate threaten some of the world's most rare and ecologically important plants, and so conservationists establish seed collections to save the seeds in banks or botanical gardens in hopes of preserving some genetic diversity.
One person has been arrested and more than 100,000 marijuana plants were being eradicated from a sprawling operation in one of the largest pot farming cases in Texas history, police said on Wednesday.
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.
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore unveiled the Southern Virginia Wine Region road signs this week at The Homeplace Vineyard in Chatham.
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.
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.
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.
Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.
Luke Bryan will launch his sixth annual Farm Tour with an October 1 concert in Knoxville, Tennessee.
A Paw Paw, Michigan blueberry producer is among 15 "Champions of Change" for agriculture.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:35 pm
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