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  1. Statehouse committee talks water and ag issues at Cooper FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Times Bulletin

    A group of Ohio state representatives gathered Thursday in Van Wert to hold hearings on the issue of water quality in the state. St. Rep. Tony Burkley acted hometown representative, sharing some facts about the area with his colleagues in the Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee meeting held at Cooper Farms just north of Van Wert.

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  2. SA Country Hour Fri 30 JanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | ABC News

    *The state's Opposition Agriculture and Primary Industries Minister has questioned the government's decision to spend $10 million luring Oz Minerals to set up its head office in Adelaide. *Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates are two markets which ...

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  3. UN forecasts 'worrisome' 2015 outlook on humanitarian front for SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... new assessment findings released on Thursday by the Food Security and Analysis Unit, managed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network. He noted that there had been improvements in some parts of ...

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  4. UN agency urges greater protections for 'inland fisheries'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The world's network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and fresh drinking water to millions of people must be better managed in order to safeguard their ongoing contribution to healthy diets and the global economy, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization urged today. "Inland fisheries provide a valuable but often overlooked source of nutrition and employment around the world," Arni M. Mathiesen, FAO Assistant Director-General in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, explained in a press release.

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  5. Food prices at mercy of rainRead the original story

    13 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... of the country's maize crop on average. Johan van der Berg, a manager in specialised crop insurance at Santam Agriculture, said the rain pattern was different from other seasons. "In this season most of January had a below average rainfall and the ...

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  6. Have a Heart Dinner, a Green Tie Affair' to benefit 4-H to be held on ...Read the original story

    20 min ago | Observer

    ... County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Visit the website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua . Cornell University Cooperative ...

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  7. Satellite poised to help farmers, water managersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    The large antenna shared by radar and radiometer is the most prominent feature for the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite. It operates like a satellite dish, only is much larger, where a reflector collects all of the radio waves and focuses them into the feed horn.

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  8. Needless delayRead the original story

    28 min ago | TheCourier.com

    ... sources of drinking water. Finally, it appears the Legislature may be getting serious. This week, the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee held a hearing in Van Wert to collect farmers' opinions on the problem. A similar gathering is ...

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  9. Two arrested over Uriarra cannabis cropRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The RiotACT

    A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Uriarra Forest, west of Canberra yesterday . Suspicious of a potential cannabis crop in the area, ACT Policing's Rural Patrol team had been patrolling in the Uriarra this week when they encountered two men walking out of the forest carrying backpacks.

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  10. Weed plantation found in Uriarra ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Canberra City News

    A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Uriarra Forest, west of Canberra yesterday . Suspicious of a potential cannabis crop in the area, ACT Policing's Rural Patrol team had been patrolling in the Uriarra this week when they encountered two men walking out of the forest carrying backpacks.

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  11. California Firm Recalls Chicken Stew ProductsRead the original story

    34 min ago | Holtville Tribune

    Korean Farm Inc., a Santa Fe Springs, California, establishment, is recalling approximately 14,610 pounds of chicken stew products produced in the Republic of Korea that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

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  12. Cheaper Milk Will Hurt Thousands of Dairy FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | WVNY

    ... largest jump in recent years, projecting six to seven billion more gallons than last year according to World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates. More milk in the US leads to lower milk prices, it means farmers like Michaud need to find where ...

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    As part of the "Edible Education" program, fourth graders at Old Trail School in Bath recently helped first graders and the school's chef prepare a garlic lunch. Fourth graders peeled.

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  14. Invercargill Processing Plant sold to Chinese InterestsRead the original story

    53 min ago | Scoop

    New Zealand's leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver Nutrition Company Limited for an undisclosed sum. The deal is effective from 1 February and no jobs will be lost at the plant.

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  15. Farm Credit Awards $58,747 to Northeast Farm ProgramsRead the original story

    56 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Enfield, Conn . - Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $58,747 to 18 organizations to promote northeast agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives and encourage agricultural youth programs.

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  16. Colorado one of nine states affected by recall of Korean chicken stewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Colorado is one of nine states affected by a recall of chicken stew products produced in the Republic of Korea , the United States Department of Agriculture said Thursday. The items, distributed by Korean Farm Inc., a company based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection.

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  17. Tassie continues hemp food fightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    Industrial Hemp Association of Tasmania president Phil Reader and Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff inspecting hemp at Kindred. Picture: CHRIS KIDD FARMERS and the State Government have vowed to continue lobbying for industrial hemp to be used for food after today's "disappointing" decision not to overturn the ban, saying it is a lost opportunity for new markets.

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  18. Kenya: Maize Flour Prices Must Come Down - KoskeiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    The government will be forced to regulate the cost of maize flour if millers fail to reduce prices following a drop in energy and fuel costs in the country. This is according to Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei who says the cost of production dropped but millers were still exploiting customers.

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  19. Minor parties present agriculture policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Tactics rather than policy have dominated this year's Queensland election with agriculture commentators saying agriculture issues have largely sidelined. Katter's Australia Party President and Gympie Candidate Shane Paulger say a rural development bank is an idea the Katter Party has long championed.

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  20. Rice futures gain most in 2 weeksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    ... Global production will be near last year's record, and Thailand will export the most ever, US Department of Agriculture data forecasts show. "People willing to pay for the rice is a good sign, and it probably implies that world rice prices have ...

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