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  1. India's strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: SitharamanRead the original story

    5 min ago | Nerve News

    ... the US, to drop its objections to the Trade Facilitation Agreement. India's objections are on the WTO limits on agriculture subsidies at 10 percent of the total value of foodgrain production, and on stockpiling foodgrains. Complying with the ...

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  2. Left trade unions call strike across rural Bengal Nov 26Read the original story

    5 min ago | Nerve News

    The Left trade unions Friday called a strike across rural West Bengal Nov 26 in protest against the policies of the central and the state governments. Transport, shops, markets and commercial establishments and factories will be under the purview of the strike, which coincides with the shutdown called by the Left peasants' bodies on the same day in the villages of the state.

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  3. First humans settled on Tibetan Plateau near 3,600 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The China Post

    Researchers said Thursday that people likely moved to the Tibetan highlands 3,600 years ago, in an indication of when humans first settled at high altitudes. Humans were able to permanently settle as high as 3,400 meters on the Tibetan plateau - which is known as "the roof of the world" - by growing altitude-resistant crops and raising livestock, according to a study published in the U.S. journal Science.

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  4. Ranchers must be involved in 'future of food' discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | National Provisioner

    How do you envision the food of tomorrow? Pose that question to 100 people on the street, and you will be sure to get 100 different answers. GMOs, no-GMOs, antibiotics, antibiotic-free, sustainable, outsourced, local - we are far from a consensus.

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  5. AGCO selects four finalists for 2014 Operator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Ag Professional

    ... ll nominees receive a certificate from AGCO to recognize their achievements in one of the most demanding jobs in agriculture.

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  6. The Cameroon Association of Women Agriculture Engineers clocks 20Read the original story

    11 min ago | CRTV

    Representatives of the regional branches of the Cameroon Association of Women Agriculture Engineers gathered at the Chamber of agriculture in Yaound to celebrate their 20th anniversary during their General Assembly meeting. The Minister of Women's Empowerment and the Family Marie Therese Abena Ondoua while presiding the event saluted the Public private sector partnership with the association that is contributing in improving the living conditions or rural women.

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  7. Ag outlook prediction says beef prices may continue to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Republic

    In terms of global output, the world's grain supply has finally caught up with demand. That was likely the most uplifting news that emerged Thursday during the 2015 Agricultural Outlook presentation at the Bartholomew County Purdue Extension office.

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  8. Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs joins Gov. Rick Snyder in China for investment missionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | MLive.com

    Gov. Rick Snyder and Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of the Right Place Inc., were on hand in Beijing, China on Thursday, Nov. 20, to witness the formal signing ceremony to create a new automotive wheel plant that will employ 300 workers in Greenville. The ceremony with U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus and Wang Jiong, president of CITIC Dicastal Co., Ltd., the world's largest aluminum wheel manufacturer, formalizes the company's agreement to invest $140 million in the former United Solar Ovonic factories.

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  9. Chambers UK 2015 Ranks Dorsey Practices and LawyersRead the original story

    14 min ago | Business Wire

    ... most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in the banking, energy, food and agriculture, health care, infrastructure, and mining sectors, as well as major non-profit and government entities. International law firm ...

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  10. How barley helped populate TibetRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... relying on millet, a frost-sensitive crop unsuited for the higher altitudes. Permanent settlements with agriculture and livestock were established about 3,600 years ago at high altitudes - above 9,800 feet (3,000 meters) - after barley was ...

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  11. As their leaders spar with Russia, Poles press for a bit of pragmatismRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... round of EU sanctions. The embargo imposed in August has hit Polish fruits and vegetables growers hard. The agriculture minister said in July that Polish farmers could expect to lose around 500 million euros. Apple growers are the worst off: More ...

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  12. Washington Co. farmers, ranchers honored at Farm City banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Washington County News

    Several Washington County farmers, friends and family gathered Thursday for the 52nd annual Farm-City Day Banquet at the Washington County Agricultural Center. The annual event features the recognition of the county's top agriculturalists - Tree Farmer of the Year, Conservationist of the Year, Cattlemen of the Year, Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award and, of course, the Farm Family of the Year.

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  13. San Francisco Zoo Keepers Claim Gorilla Enclosure Is Unsafe; Say Management Was AwareRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | CBS Local

    ... s did not comment on the Chronicle's interviews with the animal keepers, they maintain that a U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection in January found no problems with the exhibit.

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  14. Magnesite Production in North AmericaRead the original story

    19 min ago | Resource Investing News

    ... essential for producing steel, cement and glass. CCM however, finds its uses in chemical markets such as agriculture, pulp and paper and waste and water treatment. DBM, which MGX plans to initially produce, sees a demand of roughly 350,000 to ...

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  15. Zookeepers allege leaders ignored safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | 13WHAM

    ... ired. Zoo officials declined to comment on the keepers' complaints, but Peterson has said the U.S. Department of Agriculture routinely inspects the enclosure.

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  16. Concurrent black bear hunting opportunities during deer seasonRead the original story

    23 min ago | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6, 2014, in all or parts of 28 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project Leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Seventeen counties in the eastern mountains will be open to concurrent deer and bear hunting on private and public land, and require hunters to have applied for and received a limited bear firearms season permit to participate, or be a resident landowner hunting on their own property.

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  17. Marion County Now Buffer Regulated For Thousand Cankers DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture on Friday announced the discovery of Walnut Twig Beetles, which transmit Thousand Cankers Disease , a walnut tree killing disease in Marion County.

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  18. Intensive Dutch animal farms seen vulnerable to diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | AlertNet

    ... continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. AMSTERDAM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn that the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one ...

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  19. Diversification plan continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... its business. "The board decided on a 20-year plan back in 2001 to diversify, because while our main focus is agriculture products, that's only busy during the spring and fall," According to Smoot, Valley Fertilizer owns 60 acres of land with a ...

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  20. Household Food Security Is Associated with Agricultural Livelihoods...Read the original story

    31 min ago | CiteULike

    The Journal of Nutrition , Vol. 143, No. 10. , pp. 1666-1671, doi:10.3945/jn.113.176388 In the context of recent increases in international food prices, it is hypothesized that in rural communities retaining food production practices is important for protection against food insecurity at both the household and community levels, as well as for protection against the development of poor nutritional outcomes.

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