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  1. Comptroller reports growth in NY agriculture industryRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A report from the state comptroller's office showed the agriculture industry contributed $37.6 billion to New York's economy in 2012, up 22 percent from its impact in 2007. Released Tuesday, the report shows the state is ranked first nationwide for the production of a variety of dairy products as of 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 2012 Census of Agriculture.

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  2. CBP Intercepts New Destructive Termite Species in Pineapple Shipment from Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Vegas Newstrip

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed today that a recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection termite interception in Philadelphia was the area's first recorded interception of that termite species. CBP agriculture specialists discovered 20 live specimens, suspected of belonging to the infraorder Isoptera, February 10 inside the wood packaging material used to secure a shipment of pineapples from the Dominican Republic.

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  3. Micronutrient Market reaches $6,474.6 Million by 2018 due to Rise in...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Agriculture micro nutrients are vital plant nutrients required in trace amounts. Micro nutrient enhance the quality and productivity of the crops.

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  4. County OKs new road to Andersons' buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Despite objections from residents of an apartment building that will be bulldozed, the Lucas County commissioners on Tuesday approved plans to realign Brandyway Lane and build a road to provide access to the planned new headquarters of The Andersons Inc. The improvements to extend Briarfield Boulevard north of Salisbury Road west of U.S. 23/a I-475 in Monclova Township were requested by the Lucas County Transportation Improvement District through the Lucas County Engineer. The project will require the county to buy the western-most structure of Brandywine Estates, a three building apartment complex at 6538 Salisbury, to build the extension of Briarfield.

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  5. Attorney says client did not commit hate crime last weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    Cameron Mayfield, 23, goes to court Wednesday, accused of burning a lesbian couple's rainbow flag right in front of them at their home near 32nd Avenue and Vinton Street. "This is not a case to turn into some kind of crusade for a political agenda," Mayfield's attorney, James Martin Davis, said.

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  6. New destructive termite species intercepted in pineapple shipment from Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    The US Department of Agriculture confirmed on Tuesday that a recent US Customs and Border Protection termite interception in Philadelphia was the area's first recorded interception of that termite species. CBP agriculture specialists discovered 20 live specimens, suspected of belonging to the infraorder Isoptera, on February 10 inside the wood packaging material used to secure a shipment of pineapples from the Dominican Republic.

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  7. Students weigh in on move to legalize pot in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KBMT

    ... Another Lamar student, William Hill, agrees with Rep. Simpson. Hill said among many things, it would help the agriculture industry in his hometown of Victoria. "Making it illegal is not making it not here, it's being grown and taken from Mexico in ...

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  8. FDA orders warnings on testosterone drugs like Lilly's AxironRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

    Makers of testosterone drugs must change the products' labels to clarify that they are approved for only certain disorders, not to help men deal with aging, U.S. regulators said.

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  9. Comptroller reports growth in NY agriculture industryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A report from the state comptroller's office showed the agriculture industry contributed $37.6 billion to New York's economy in 2012, up 22 percent from its impact in 2007. Released Tuesday, the report shows the state is ranked first nationwide for the production of a variety of dairy products as of 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 2012 Census of Agriculture.

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  10. R.F.D. News & ViewsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Legal Record

    The agricultural sector in Illinois contributes more to the state's economic well-being than many other industries, including the financial, transportation and construction industries, according to a study on agriculture in Illinois. Agriculture contributes around $120.9 billion of total economic output, according to the study, which utilized data from multiple databases including the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture and the IMPLAN modeling system to arrive at its conclusions.

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  11. Minneapolis calls for rethinking of Olson Hwy. to ensure light-rail successRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis officials are calling for major changes to Olson Hwy. that would coincide with construction of the region's fourth light-rail line, saying the existing seven-lane road through the North Side is "hostile" to people on foot.

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  12. Singapore agribusiness Wilmar gets Federal Court approval for $1.3...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    The 100-year-old company, Goodman Fielder, makes the popular bread brands Helgas and Wonder White and spreads like MeadowLea and Praise mayonnaise. Asian agribusiness giants Wilmar and First Pacific Company offered $1.3 billion for the company last year, which was accepted by institutional and retail shareholders last December.

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  13. Cat Adoption Team volunteer could help shelter win $25,000 in national contestRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Welches resident Bob Anderson, a longtime volunteer with Cat Adoption Team, could help the shelter win a $25,000 makeover from Purina Cat Chow. For the past 17 years, Welches resident Bob Anderson has been volunteering about eight hours each week to care for homeless felines at Cat Adoption Team .

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  14. 3 questions with Scoppechio's first digital strategy directorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Scoppechio has hired Steve Martin as the new director of digital strategy. Previously, Martin was with POSSIBLE digital agency in Cincinnati.

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  15. 'Govt not pro-rich, keen to improve life of poor'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday PM Modi on Tuesday listed schemes like Jan Dhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat, soil health card and housing-for-all and asked whether such programmes would benefit the rich or the poor. NEW DELHI: Rejecting the opposition charge that his government is pro-corporate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday listed schemes like Jan Dhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat, soil health card and housing-for-all and asked whether such programmes would benefit the rich or the poor.

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  16. SunOpta (STKL) Steven R. Bromley on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    By now, everyone should have had access to the earnings press release that was issued after the close of business yesterday. The release is available on the Investor Relations' page on SunOpta's website at www.sunopta.com.

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  17. Metabolix shares soar on partnership to make eco-friendly microbeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Metabolix, a developer of plastics and chemicals technologies, saw its shares nearly double today after announcing a partnership with Honeywell to replace the "microbeads" found in some cosmetics and skin care products with a more environmentally-friendly alternative. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Metabolix shares were up 84 percent to $1.20 as of 2:30 p.m. today after the company said its Mirel polyhydroxyalkanoate biopolymers will be developed as part of Honeywell's Asensa line of personal care additives.

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  18. CBP In Philly Intercepts Termite Species Inside Shipment Of PineapplesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    PHILADELPHIA - According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection termite interception in Philadelphia was the first ever recorded interception of the species in our area. CBP specialists found 20 lives specimens, which are suspected to belong to the infraorder Isoptera, on February 10th inside wood packaging material that being used to secure of a shipment of pineapples from the Dominican Republic.

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  19. SQI Diagnostics Appoints Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    In his capacity as CFO he will assist the Company in its transition from a development stage to a commercially successful company including strategic financing initiatives to advance the Company's capital market strategy and to secure funding to drive future growth and further expansion of SQI proprietary technologies. "The extensive experience Lennie brings to SQI is well-aligned with our financial objectives.

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  20. Even out of limelight, wheat flour called important at General MillsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | World-Grain

    While other business categories at General Mills, Inc. have been highlighted as focal points of growth, flour milling and flour-based foods remain important to the success of the business, the company's leadership said in a recent interview. The executives answered a number of questions posed by World Grain's sister publication, Milling & Baking News, during a press conference Feb. 17 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S. The press conference followed a presentation by the General Mills executives at the 2015 annual conference of the Consumer Analyst Group of New York .

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