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  1. Steve Cohen Initiates Position in Potash CorpRead the original story

    6 min ago | GuruFocus.com

    Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven Cohen , and eligible employees. He is a billionaire hedge fund investor and the founder of SAC Capital Advisors.

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  2. Fast-food chains taking healthy turnsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... tapping into the growing consumer demand for more natural products. "We're seeing a shift that will make our agriculture system much more sustainable," said Mark Milstein, a management professor at Cornell and head of its Center for Sustainable ...

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  3. Biodegradable Semiconductors Might Ease Burden On The EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    ... devices. Those who are from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, working in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), have shown off the feasibility of replacing the substrate of a computer chip with cellulose ...

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  4. Parched Southwest considers more desalinationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The region has been suffering from drought for 11 of the past 14 years, according to NASA, directly affecting more than 64 million people. In Arizona and Nevada, the water level in Lake Mead -- which feeds water to 40 million people across the region -- has plummeted to lows not seen since the 1930s, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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  5. Women Encouraged to Take Leadership Roles in ND AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    As the role of women grows across all sectors of our economy, women in agriculture don't want to be left behind. That was the message today from USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden as she joined Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., at a roundtable discussion in Fargo, addressing challenges for women in the agriculture industry.

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  6. Judge dismisses case from Ohio pair trying to keep pet bearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | News Times

    ... "Is anybody at any great disadvantage if he's allowed to be there until he passes away?" The Ohio Department of Agriculture says the Gilliums' permit application was submitted in February, more than a year after the state deadline, and the bear ...

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  7. Scientists are closing in on the ultimate secrets of plant photosynthesisRead the original story

    11 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... and author of the textbook "Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis." "If you could improve the efficiency of agriculture by a factor of two or three, that would be another green revolution," Blankenship said. Blankenship, who was not involved in the ...

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  8. David Zoldoske: Irrigating farm isna t like watering your lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    With limited water, the farm must irrigate one or more fields, 24 hours per day, seven days per week during summer Fresno State has fallowed 130 acres on its farm and is reducing water irrigation by 25% this year because of the drought. Saving water is a concern to homeowners through the Valley and state as we grapple with the fourth consecutive summer of drought.

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  9. Dry conditions a concern for early seeded cropsRead the original story

    13 min ago | Southwest Booster

    Southwest producers have completed 93 per cent of seeding operations this spring, with eyes now on the skies waiting for much needed rain. The Saskatchewan Agriculture Weekly Crop Report for the period of May 19 to 25 notes that dry weather has allowed many producers to finish seeding, but the lack of moisture is delaying the development of early emerged crops.

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  10. Agriculture sector impresses in budget reportRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | New Vision

    AGRICULTURE projects and programmes in Uganda are performing impressively on expenditure of funds allocated to them, according to the 2014/2015 Semi-Annual Budget Monitoring Report released by the Finance ministry. Although the expenditure in the agriculture was at 78.24%, the semi-annul release was below par at 47.93%.

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  11. 78 qualify for Coca-Cola Rated Next nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | New Vision

    CLOSE to 3000 people turned up for the just concluded Coca-Cola Rated Next, Sing It auditions. This was after a two month regional search across the country for those harboring a singing talent.

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  12. 5.28.15: Rediscovering The Sea, Farming Better Fish, And A Visit To An Underwater MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    With the weather warming up across New England, people are heading for the coast. Today Word of Mouth hits the high seas.

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  13. Oil palm boom and land-use dynamics in Indonesia: The role of policies and socioeconomic factorsRead the original story

    14 min ago | CiteULike

    We examine land-use dynamics in Jambi , with village survey data covering 1992-2012. In spite of significant oil palm expansion, rubber remains the dominant crop.

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  14. Physiological responses and production of 'Syrah' vines as a function of training systemsRead the original story

    16 min ago | CiteULike

    Plant architecture and its interaction with agricultural practices and environmental constraints is determinant for grapevine canopy structure, which is related to carbon assimilation, bud fertility and fruit quality. In this context, this study evaluated the performance of field-grown 'Syrah' grapevines conducted by two management systems: Vertical Shoot Position or a modified Geneva Double Curtain , in Pirapora, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, during the winters of 2007 and 2008.

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  15. Bad Banh Mi Meat Really Messing With Everyone's Lunch PlansRead the original story

    18 min ago | Eater

    ... pounds of beef, chicken, and pork - that's a lot of lunches. According to LAist , via the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the folks over at Lee's have been improperly processing hundreds of thousands of pounds of meat meant for their sandwiches. ...

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  16. Oregon aims to double its fish farming industry to $23MRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Business Journal

    ... concept as a key to boosting jobs and the regional economy. A report commissioned by the Oregon Department of Agriculture says the state should leverage its strengths - abundant fresh and marine waters, strong connections between farms and ...

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  17. Canada needs a new approach to protecting groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Globe and Mail

    Groundwater is Canada's hidden natural resource. Rich with freshwater lakes, rivers, and streams, we take for granted that this same abundance lies beneath us.

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  18. The 'buzz' about beesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Although the "buzz" about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy. The United States Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency have failed to act with force on one of the key causes of pollinator declines: neonicotinoid pesticides.

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  19. The 'Milkle-Down Effect' delivers benefits across CanadaRead the original story

    28 min ago | Canada NewsWire

    With engaged in international trade negotiations, Canadian dairy farmers believe it is important to tell the story of how dairy farms contribute to building vibrant communities across the country. The "Milkle-Down Effect" is a fabricated term that represents something very real: the impact of Canadian dairy farms on their local communities.

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  20. Deere & Company Raised to Buy at ZacksRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... $85.39. Deere & Company along with its subsidiaries operates and organized in three major business segments: The agriculture and turf segment that manufactures and distributes a full line of agriculture and turf equipment and related service parts. ...

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