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  1. Who'll take the plunge in Cuba?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... to attract more foreign investment. The government issued a 168- page report in November targeting the energy, agriculture and tourism industries as good areas for foreign investment. The plans would include more than 20 new hotels, golf courses and ...


  2. Rick GersemaRead the original story

    36 min ago | Reinbeck Courier

    As I sit down to put some thoughts on paper about a very deep concern that is very close to my families heart, I keep reflecting on something that was said about me and a host of others in a community meeting some months ago as we discussed the Rock Island Clean Line's project of constructing a high voltage transmission line through our farm along with a lot of other farms from west to east on its way to Illinois. We were called "NIMBYs," which stands for, NOT IN MY BACK YARD.


  3. MuskratRead the original story

    36 min ago | Reinbeck Courier

    ... every year it's harder and harder to find creeks or lakes with an abundant population. Whether it is from modern agriculture practices, lack of pastures, predators, or chemical issues I'm not sure. One hypothesis I have is the lack of agricultural ...


  4. Second Generation Biofuels Market is Expected to Reach $23.9 Billion, ...Read the original story

    45 min ago |

    According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Second Generation Biofuels - Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global second generation biofuels market would reach $23.9 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 49.4% during 2014 - 2020. Currently, Biodiesel garners the largest market share; however, the latest and the most commercially viable Cellulosic ethanol would surpass Biodiesel and eventually lead the market by 2020.


  5. 2015: President Jonathan receives N21.27bn from donors to boost campaignRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    ... a donation of N5bn; those in Real Estate and Building donated N4bn; Transport and Aviation, N1bn; Food and Agriculture, N500m; Power, N500m; Construction, N310m; Road Construction, N250m; National Automative Association, N450m; and Shelter ...


  6. UK DFIDa s a Aid Matcha for Concern hunger appealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... a team of 55 aid workers and community health volunteers and smallholder model farmers who provide continuing agriculture and nutrition training to groups of 15-20 women. This training covers agricultural practices that boost yields, including how ...


  7. Naira rain at Jonathan's re-election fund raiserRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... donated N50m each. Some of the donations are: Oil and Gas sector,N5bn; Transport and Aviation, N1bn; Food and Agriculture, N500m; Power, N500m; Construction, N310m; Road Construction, N250m; those in Real Estate and Building donated N4bn; National ...


  8. Louise Johnson, 100, speaks of her formula for long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    "People would ask me to help them look after their children. I even remember a lady coming to me with a young baby and said, 'Here, he is yours.'


  9. BURRISS: 'Harvest of Shame' ranks among best in journalism excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Murfreesboro Post

    Last week National Public radio and the "Los Angeles Times" ran stories about the plight of Mexican farm workers who supply America with food. Without getting into the issues of immigration and migrants, it's interesting to note that this story can be linked directly back to a Nov. 25, 1960, CBS documentary produced by Edward R. Murrow, "Harvest of Shame."


  10. Scholars helping cattle industry with droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Now, a group of animal researchers and climate scientists is looking at ways to make the state's cattle industry more resistant during periods of drought. Oklahoma State University received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture earlier this year to help beef producers adapt to dry conditions, The Oklahoman reported.


  11. Make Someone's Fondest Dream Come TrueRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    ... Each year, on Dec. 17-18, ancient Romans celebrated the festival of Saturnalia, honoring Saturn, the god of agriculture. At this time, Romans exchanged gifts of sweet pastry, lamps, precious stones, and gold and silver. The early Christians, ...


  12. 2014 Farm Bill decision making steps upcoming for consumersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    There are three basic steps or decisions farmers will need to make in the 2014 Farm Bill. The first two are a one-time opportunity to reallocate base acres and update payment yields, which must be done by Feb. 27. The third decision will be to enroll in one of the three Farm Bill commodity programs -- Price Loss Coverage or County Agricultural Risk Coverage for each commodity, or Individual Agricultural Risk Coverage for entire farm.


  13. Medical marijuana project consultants praise DOJ marijuana rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The Department of Justice's ruling to allow Native American tribes to grow and sell marijuana on their lands if they follow federal guidelines has garnered a positive response from two consulting firms involved with an effort to bring one of those facilities to the town of Bombay. The firms - Iroquois Consulting Group and North Country Natural Solutions - signed a letter of intent with Affinor Growers last month to seek a license from New York state to establish an agricultural operation, including a medical marijuana production facility, in the town of Bombay.


  14. Results of Campbell revaluation coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

    Notices will be sent to Town of Campbell landowners in January outlining the proposed revaluation of their property and the impact it will have on their town, county and school tax bills. The town, which includes roughly 1,500 properties, is currently in the middle of a two-year long revaluation process, which began in April 2013, said Supervisor David L. Tennent.


  15. New feed facility to be largest in MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Messenger

    A new Lincoln Supply LC, feed mill in Ellsworth will be the largest producer of feed in the Midwest once it is fully operational, according to a release from the company. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey was one of about 150 people who toured the facility on Dec. 11 as part of an open house.


  16. S. Korea bans poultry imports from U.S. on AIRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea said Sunday it has banned imports of all poultry products, including live birds, from the United States following an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza at one of its chicken farms. The ban, effective as of Saturday, affects inbound shipments of any live birds and eggs, as well as poultry products that have not been heated over 30 minutes at a temperature of higher than 70 degrees Celsius within the past 21 days, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.


  17. Illinois farm groups foresee market growth in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    BLOOMINGTON – Illinois farm groups are looking to Cuba as a growing market for corn, soybeans, pork and other products the state produces, and they see the state's access to rail and river transportation as an advantage to trade with the Caribbean island nation of 11 million consumers. The thaw in relations between the United States and Cuba could mean up to $7 million more a year in sales for Illinois farmers in the short term, said Tamara Nelson of the Illinois Farm Bureau.


  18. Washington County: Group sees room for growth at fair's siteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The organization that runs the Washington County Fair is focusing on far more than sheep and rabbits and cows and quilts. The Washington County Agricultural Society is trying to lure the Taste of Minnesota and is discussing plans for a park-and-ride and a new access point off Manning Avenue.


  19. Exhibition of Iranian products set to open on January 6Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: An exhibition showcasing the latest Iranian products will be held at Oman International Exhibition Centre in Muscat from January 6 to 10. The largest private exhibition of Iranian products will coincide with a meeting of the Oman-Iran Joint Economic Committee in Muscat, which is aimed at boosting economic relations between the two countries. According to the Iranian Embassy in Muscat, the most important and famous Iranian companies supplying food stuff and food-related machinery, agricultural products and equipment, products and machinery used in the metal industry as well as medical and pharmaceutical equipment will be displaying their products.


  20. Kim Phillips: Christmas traditions evolveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... Where did it all begin, really? As with most big holidays, according to, Christmas has its roots in agriculture. The winter solstice has always been an important time of celebration. For instance, Scandinavia welcomed the return of the ...