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  1. Bentley can defend job numbers but success looks different than this: opinionRead the original story

    4 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... This comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates of non-farm payrolls, which includes all jobs except agriculture jobs and non-profits. A week ago, however, the governor said on television that the only statistic that mattered is that more ...

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  2. Too much caffeine is being added to foods teenagers often consumeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Examiner.com

    Too much caffeine is added to sweets, beverages, and foods, including gums and jelly beans.

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  3. Why did the chicken cross Europe? To call for better labellingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Food Production Daily

    A chicken farmer's daughter is calling for clear and mandatory 'method of production' labelling on poultry meat - by dressing up as a chicken called 'Rosa' and touring Europe for 39 days.

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  4. State sets up animal feed trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    State agriculture officials are launching a new effort in the coming months to help farmers market their livestock feed internationally.

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  5. WTO talks down to the wire, India holds outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Express India

    ... Delhi also suggested a four-point course of action, including setting up a special session of the Committee on Agriculture to ensure clear-cut procedures, timelines and outcomes, to arrive at a permanent solution by December 31, 2014. It also wanted ...

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  6. AP dangles PSU profit carrot to raise funds for crop loan recastRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Express India

    ... the loan waiver scheme. 'The committee will suggest ways and means to raise the funds needed,' said P Pulla Rao, agriculture minister. In a recent meeting, Naidu said that those who cleared their loans would also benefit as the state would deposit ...

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  7. Canada's multi-billion-dollar hog industry rebounding from lean yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... of pork to more than 80 countries, mostly to the U.S. and Asia. - In 2011, hogs were Canada's fourth-largest agriculture industry (behind canola, dairy and cattle), with cash receipts of $3.9 billion. - 2007-2011: Hog numbers and farms drop as ...

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  8. 'Sin taxes' on unhealthy foods will work, says EU reportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BeverageDaily

    ... - however the report concedes that the precise impact of such levies on the competitiveness of the European agriculture and food sector still needs to be fully assessed. Furthermore, it is likely that many consumers may use different strategies - ...

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  9. Rotten meat scandal: company boss Sheldon Lavin battles to turn things roundRead the original story

    12 min ago | South China Morning Post

    ... said Shefali Sharma, director of agricultural commodities and globalisation for the US-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. "There's so much competition between these meatpackers, these massively large meatpackers that are Chinese firms ...

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  10. Forces destablizing weak and developing nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... Mother Nature: The population of Madagascar is exploding, and the forests and soils are eroding. The soil for agriculture here is iron rich, nutrient poor and often very soft. Because 90 percent of Madagascar's forests have been chopped down for ...

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  11. Fitch Affirms Associated Electric Cooperative Rating at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    19 min ago | Business Wire

    ... through May 2050. AECI's load is largely residential, with the members' economies having some concentration in agriculture and agribusiness. For calendar year 2013, members contributed 75% of AECI's energy sales and nonmembers accounted for 25%. ...

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  12. Four reporters, blogger subpoenaed in $1.2 billion 'pink slime' lawsuit against ABC networkRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... attorneys say that in each of its broadcasts about the product, the network stated that the U.S. Department of Agriculture deemed the product safe to eat. They say BPI might not like the phrase pink slime, but like all ground beef, it's pink and has ...

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  13. Cargill closing Milwaukee slaughterhouse, cutting 600 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Business Journal

    Cargill Inc. said it is closing its Milwaukee slaughterhouse in the Menomonee Valley at the end of the day Friday.

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  14. Jersey Fresh 2014: New Jersey's young farmers face new challenges, new opportunitiesRead the original story

    27 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... Ayeni was the faculty member responsible for developing a new course as Rutgers turned its attention back to agriculture. The class, which focuses on agricultural entrepreneurship, is designed to teach students how to run a farm for what it really ...

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  15. Diligence needed for all farmersRead the original story

    27 min ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    We sometimes seem to lose track of the diverse field which is agriculture. It is rather easy to get so tightly focused in field crops such as canola and wheat, and major livestock such as beef cattle, that we forget the many other facets of agriculture which contribute to the sector.

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  16. What the rapidly urbanizing Southeast could look like come 2060Read the original story

    28 min ago | The Washington Post

    More than 77 million people live in the Southeast, a part of the United States that began to grow rapidly in the latter half of the 20th century, thanks in no small part of the rise of air conditioning and automobiles .

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  17. Community Math Academy Students Take A Farmers' Market Field TripRead the original story

    28 min ago | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... the farmers' market experience (many for the very first time). They now have increased awareness of production agriculture, have been introduced to new food items, and learned the nutritional benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables. - Submitted by ...

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  18. Oak Park couple tap into maple syrup farming trade by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | OakLeaves

    Oak Park residents Christine and Mark Fisher were in the market for a get-away home when their property search led them to the Driftless region of southeastern Wisconsin.

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  19. Victimless Leather for Fashion VictimsRead the original story

    33 min ago | FashionTribes

    However, given that around 10% or so of the U.S. population - just over 31 million people - identify as vegetarian, this figure actually underestimates how much meat those who do eat it are consuming.

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  20. Pasto Museum features hand-on demonstrations at Ag Progress DaysRead the original story

    34 min ago | Penn State

    ... years, from 4,000 B.C. to the 1940s. "Our emphasis is to provide visibility for technological developments in agriculture between 1775 and 1940," Graef said. "The mission of the Pasto Agricultural Museum is to provide the public with an ...

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