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  1. Dr. Oz 'will not be silenced'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | KMIZ

    Dr. Mehmet Oz says he "will not be silenced" by a group of 10 prominent doctors who are calling for him to resign from Columbia University. In a special episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" he taped on Tuesday, Oz - arguably America's best-known doctor - addressed the 10 doctors directly and accused them of trying to intimidate him.


  2. Summer Lunch Program ExtendedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago |

    City Council Member, Ellen Robertson-Green says, when she realized the program was ending two weeks before school started, something needed to be done. She says Snack Pak is on board and the Texas Department of Agriculture will reimburse the city a certain amount for each meal.


  3. UN partnership puts marmalade from Ethiopian village on 'Eataly' store shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Big News

    ... family farmers and facilitating their access to global markets," the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a press release. FAO and Eataly joined forces two years ago to support family farmers around the globe in ...


  4. 5 Million Chickens To Be Killed As Bird Flu Outbreak Puzzles IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... 2 percent of the country's total population of egg-laying chickens. A spokesman for the Iowa Department of Agriculture tells The Salt that the birds will be euthanized later this week. In this case, the birds may not all be composted. Some could ...


  5. Metatranscriptomic profiles of Eastern subterranean termites,...Read the original story

    6 min ago | BioMed Central

    Swapna Priya Rajarapu 1 , Jacob T Shreve 2 , Ketaki P Bhide 2 , Jyothi Thimmapuram 2 and Michael E Scharf 1 * Background Second generation lignocellulosic feedstocks are being considered as an alternative to the first generation biofuels that are derived from grain starches and sugars. However, the current pre-treatment methods for second generation biofuel production are inefficient and expensive due to the recalcitrant nature of lignocellulose.


  6. What Bill Gates Thinks About The Future Of Eating MeatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Switched

    ... to make drastic reductions. Evolution turned us into omnivores." Gates' sights are set on improving current agriculture practices so that poorer countries can produce their own food and stop relying on rich nations for water-thirsty crops. ...


  7. New panel to vet fish farm requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The change is part of new regulations introduced by the provincial government Tuesday. Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell said the amendments create a "more transparent and rigorous" approach and builds on the recommendations of the Doelle-Lahey report.


  8. Senate approves resolution to put 'right-to-farm' on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago |

    ... from coming into the state and dictating farming and ranching practices. Similar proposals to protect domestic agriculture have passed in other states, including Missouri and North Dakota, according to the Oklahoma Farm Bureau. Sen. Jason Smalley, ...


  9. Food safety: Should we be concerned?Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has embarked on to implement a food safety public awareness campaign. ...


  10. Global entry kiosks expand to Nassau US preclearance in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... with law enforcement upon arrival in the United States. Through preclearance, the same immigration, customs, and agriculture inspections of international air passengers performed on arrival in the United States are instead completed before departure ...


  11. News & Notes: Animal rights advocates urge legal action against...Read the original story

    29 min ago | The Daily Princetonian

    ... facing scrutiny after reports that several of its monkeys have died from inadequate care. The U.S. Department of Agriculture launched an investigation when six monkeys died soon after being transferred from the Harvard facility to the Oregon Zoo in ...


  12. Beekeeping program begins summer 2015 in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Asian Pacific Post

    Bees are vital contributors to the production of many agricultural crops. Beginning summer 2015, the science of beekeeping will be offered at Langara College with a new 36-hour, indepth beekeeping certificate program at their Vancouver campus.


  13. Looks: Institute of Contemporary Arts London opens group exhibitionRead the original story

    32 min ago | Art Daily

    Looks is a group exhibition that includes works by artists Juliette Bonneviot, Andrea Crespo, Morag Keil, Wu Tsang and Stewart Uoo. Through a wide range of media, from film installation and painting, to sculpture and photography, this exhibition explores the ways in which mass digital culture informs how identity is constructed, performed and challenged.


  14. Employment opportunities in agriculture for Fitzroy CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | ABC News

    ... in the Ord Valley, to hear how they set about establishing MOU's and economic packages. "We're talking about agriculture in our land and there was a mention of how they started in Kununurra with the Ord Stage Two," he said. "We'll be taking our ...


  15. ResistanceRead the original story

    38 min ago | Adbusters

    Between 30 November and 11 December 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held in Paris, France. Commonly known as COP 21, the goal is a legally binding agreement by all the nations of the world to reduce and adapt to anthropogenic climate disruption.


  16. Paul A. Clayton I don't want to give too much away, but if you watch...Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | EETimes

    I don't want to give too much away, but if you watch this TV series, you'll find that assuming you are the last person on the planet and driving through a stop sign may not be the best idea... I shall say no more... That reminds me of the B movie Night of the Comet where not waiting for the crosswalk signal nearly caused a character to be run over . I suspect I would be a bit like Henry Bemis in Time Enough at Last .


  17. Lockeford researchers boost conservation effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | RecordNET

    But interest in such research, promising benefits to farming and conserving the environment, brought several dozen people together Tuesday at the annual open house of the Lockeford Plant Materials Center, operated by the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Born out of the Dust Bowl era and resulting federal government efforts to select, test and provide plants that helped farmers conserve soil and combat erosion, center manager Margaret Smither-Kopperal said that the agency's focus has shifted over time.


  18. Recycling toilet water and 4 other Israeli answers to California's droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... special projects. "The environmental damage done because of a lack of ability to provide water to residents and agriculture because of the drought, because of overdrawing of groundwater, also has a price." No innovation has been more important for ...


  19. Notes In A Nutshell: Town Plan & Zoning Commission April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Orange Live

    Silverbrook Plaza at 350 Boston Post Road, Submitted by owner Barbara Thomas. The proposal is to construct a 136 sq.


  20. Jamaicaa s 2014 food import bill declined despite droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The Statistical Institute of Jamaica has released preliminary data which indicates that the country's food import bill declined by $5.014 billion last year, representing a 4.5 per cent reduction over the corresponding period in 2013. This latest statistics represents the largest decline recorded since 2009, according to Agriculture, Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier.