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  1. Paying the price for your meatRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Prices are on the rise at the grocery store, but nothings going up more than your paying at the meat counter. According to the USDA's agricultural research service the price of Beef has gone up 17.8 percent across the country.

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  2. U.S. halal food supplier indicted over beef exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... to the indictment. Midamar also listed the wrong slaughterhouse on paperwork sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to receive certificates for exporting, prosecutors allege. The indictment charges Aossey with conspiring to sell misbranded meat, ...

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  3. Want To Stop Terrorism - Support Rural FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Health News Digest

    ... that 40 years ago the economies of China, Brazil and Vietman were floundering. Each invested heavily in agriculture and today they are all thriving food-based economies. Growth generated by agricultural is five times more effective in reducing ...

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  4. Big Ideas: Your Top 10 and your Toronto mayoral candidates' stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Toronto Star

    ... 7. Adopt a bold food strategy - Do you support devoting more city funding or surplus city land for urban agriculture projects? I am happy to continue exploring measures to provide our city with local, healthy, affordable, and culturally appropriate ...

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  5. Incumbent John McMillan faces Doug Smith in race for state agriculture commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... cuts. The hardest task he's faced, he said, was laying off about 100 employees, which trimmed the Department of Agriculture and Industries workforce to about 300. "People don't expect to be laid off from state government and there were a lot of good ...

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  6. Officials Urge Safety During Harvest After Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol 19-year-old Jacob William Dahl died after the car he was driving rear ended a truck. It happened on U.S. Highway 12 Thursday on a set of curves east of Andover.

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  7. Chinese export paintings depict 19th century China at Art Gallery of Greater VictoriaRead the original story

    25 min ago | Art Daily

    ... pieces in the exhibition depict a range of life from urban and rural China through scenes of trade, production, agriculture, punishments and execution, festivals, religious activities, and portraits of royalty and the general population.

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  8. Ninsiima hanging onto independent ticket to keep Kabale woman MP seatRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Monitor

    ... the women of this rugged and hilly area, Ms Ninsiima has promoted good health, especially for women; supported agriculture and helped get women and youth groups acquainted with computer skills. She was elected as an independent candidate, having ...

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  9. Lundberg Family Farms Recalls Sea Salt Rice Chips Due to Undeclared AllergenRead the original story

    29 min ago | Business Wire

    Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling from distribution in the United States and Canada, specific bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips due to possible presence of an undeclared dairy allergen. The issue was discovered through a consumer complaint.

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  10. Is J.M. Smuckers a Good Investment?Read the original story

    32 min ago | GuruFocus.com

    ... to improve its profitability in future. Further, according to the latest updates from the U.S Department of Agriculture, the demand for coffee is expected to hit a record this year. Smucker is counting on this opportunity as the consumption of ...

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  11. Sri Lanka 2015 Budget highlightsRead the original story

    35 min ago | Colombo Page

    Oct 24, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Planning presented the 2015 Budget proposals in parliament Friday. Some of the proposals are highlighted below.

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  12. 'The Big Crunch': Muskegon County schools, businesses participate in apple-eating eventRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | MLive.com

    Students and teachers across Muskegon County stood next to one another with an apple in hand and a smile on their faces. Several schools and businesses in Muskegon, Oceana, Kent and Allegan counties took part in "The Big Crunch" on Friday, Oct. 24. The event required participants to simultaneously bite into an apple in a joint effort to encourage healthy eating and garner attention for local agriculture.

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  13. U.S. acts to protect two Upper Midwest butterfly speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... but their populations declined due to several reasons, including the loss of native prairie vegetation and agriculture, the agency said. "We recognize the reason we still have any Dakota skippers or Poweshiek skipperlings on the landscape at all is ...

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  14. Turning Whiskey Waste Into FuelRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Manufacturing.net

    A start-up company in Scotland is working to capitalize on the tons of waste produced by one of the country's most valued industries and turn the dregs of whisky-making into fuel. Celtic Renewables, formed in 2011, has refined its process based on a century-old fermentation technique and is now taking the next step toward a commercial plant, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News , the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society.

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  15. MoreRead the original story

    54 min ago | KHGI

    ... and impressed to learn how his daughter's FFA class learns first hand how Nebraska truly is a global leader in agriculture. The trip was organized by the U.S. Grains Council with support in Nebraska by the Corn Board. John Dvoracek is a member of ...

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  16. Historic district proposed in Warren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    State and federal agencies plan to consider a proposal to create and designate the Rockland Rural Historic District in the Rockland area of the county. The Department of Historic Resources recently held a public information meeting about the ongoing effort to create such a district and have it included in the Virginia and National Historic Registers.

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  17. Peak of the Market increases efficiency with $4 million equipment upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | My Manitoba.com

    A new, $4-million processing system at Peak of the Market will ensure Manitoba-grown vegetables are shipped to consumers efficiently and with even higher quality, Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors minister Sharon Blady and Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona Lawrence Toet, on behalf of Federal Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, announced today at the facility's ribbon-cutting ceremony. "Manitoba's vegetables are a healthy addition to households here at home and across the country," said Blady, who attended on behalf of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development minister Ron Kostyshyn.

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  18. Millburn farm support group offering trial share of produceRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Item

    The Farm & Fork Society, one of the region's leading and most diversified CSAs (community supported agriculture group) is offering a one week trial share for those who are interested in finding out what it is all about. The trial share includes ...

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  19. Oxford farm issues voluntary recallRead the original story

    59 min ago | Daily Dispatch

    Oxford's Bailey Farms is voluntarily recalling some 6,215 pounds of fresh Serrano chili peppers because of the potential for salmonella contamination. A random sample taken by an official with the Michigan Department of Agriculture on Oct. 13 tested positive for the bacteria, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.

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  20. Stephen Jardine: Sustainability on menu to save cashRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Scotsman.com

    Securing a great location and hiring a brilliant chef? Then you might think about menus and how to make yourself stand out. With so much to worry about and the restaurant trade still emerging from the recession, you might imagine that sustainability would be quite low on the list of issues to address.

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