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  1. An Ar EditorialAN Unjust War May Yet Yield PeaceRead the original story

    7 min ago | American Reporter

    ... That number is expected to grow to 1.4 billion in 36 countries by 2025. Climate change could also alter agriculture, which combined with water scarcity may lead to food shortages. For countries barely living at subsistence levels now, the results ...

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  2. a Plant which is lethal to sheep is spreading across the uplands of the North of England.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Bog Asphodel, a bright yellow plant, grows in boggy upland areas and has resulted in sheep and lambs having to be taken off some areas of fells when it presents the most danger. Increased rainfall and grazing restrictions imposed by some agri-environment schemes have all been blamed for the plants spread which, when eaten, attacks the liver and causes a painful death.

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  3. I'Anson Brothers Ltd appoint technical sales managerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Philip Stockill has more than 30 years experience and was an I'Anson customer in his previous role at Primary Diets. He has also held various nutritional posts at agricultural feed businesses including Four-F Nutrition, Harbro and SCA Nutec.

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  4. China helps fill fertilizer gapRead the original story

    8 min ago | The Western Producer

    Growers can thank China not only for bolstering crop prices but for keeping input costs in check, says a fertilizer analyst.a David Asbridge, president of NPK Fertilizer Advisory Service, said urea prices could have been ugly last year if it wasn't for the Asian powerhouse.a Production curtailments in Ukraine and Egypt caused a dramatic reduction in exports from those two countries.

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  5. On Native GroundCAN Smarter Journalism Save Democracy?Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | American Reporter

    According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, global land and ocean temperatures in November 2013 were hotter than any other November as long as they've been keeping records - since the 1890s. Nearly every corner of the globe saw temperatures warmer than average, with some places reporting temperatures that were 14 degrees F. higher than normal.

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  6. Voices of South LA promotes social justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Daily Trojan

    ... Angeles" brought panelists from the South L.A. community together to discuss their views on food justice, urban agriculture, community arts and recreation. Panelists included Ben Caldwell, founder and director of Kaos Network, a media and arts ...

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  7. US funds to Va. totaling $1.75 million aimed at bayRead the original story

    11 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Announced Thursday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the funding is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Regional Conservation Partnership Program. The funds will be used over the next four years to expand the use of fencing and other practices to prevent farm animals from wading into streams and fouling the water.

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  8. Monsanto applies to APVMA for approval for a new genetically modified cotton varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | ABC News

    Australian cotton growers could be the first in the world to commercially grow a genetically modified cotton variety called Bollgard III. Agriculture company Monsanto plans to release the new variety in the 2016-17 cotton season if it receives approval from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority .

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  9. Spinx gas/convenience store is now RJ's Fuel MartRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science at the University of Florida and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Being overweight or obese, having Type II diabetes or high cholesterol may increase your risk of non-acoholic ...

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  10. In Response to CNN Money Article, Mortgage Banker Jason M. Ruedy Plugs Low Down Payment OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | PRWeb

    ... loan options to members of the general public. Other options include VA loans, and loans from the Department of Agriculture. Mr. Ruedy is offering free, no-obligation consultations to anyone interested in learning more about low down payment ...

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  11. Keep contaminants out of our water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... of GreenCape, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to encouraging nontoxic methods of pest control, agriculture, home, garden, lawn and turf care and so eliminate hazards from our air and water.

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  12. Giving Our Firstfruits - Alternative View - February 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | KKLA-FM Glendale

    The Bible calls the priorities of stewardship our "firstfruits." In the agricultural environment of the biblical times, people lived on the food they grew.

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  13. The Record: Letters, Friday, Feb. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... tips. Before anyone is punished for drinking a higher sugar-sweetened beverage, the U.S. Department of Agriculture needs to be forthright in its product labeling of nutrition facts. The USDA recommends no more than 40 grams of added sugars per day. ...

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  14. Lawyer: Second autopsy shows officers shot man from behindRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    An independent autopsy of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state shows he was shot as many as seven times - including twice from behind - contradicting earlier statements from authorities, an attorney for the man's family said Thursday.

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  15. The stage is set: It is now time to build - WynterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    ... demand could cause inflation to end up below the forecast range. Initiatives geared at an expansion in domestic agriculture could also result in lower prices for those crops. "Conversely, persistently high inflation expectations among businesses, ...

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  16. Fertilizer company pushes organic inputs to boost crop yieldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    Relatively newcomer to the local farming material distribution business, Sapphire Agriculture Jamaica Limited , hopes to grab at least 40 per cent of the market with its blends of organic fertilizers, amid a trend towards use of the more natural soil enhancer. The fertilizer company, whose parent Sapphire Agriculture LLC is based in Florida, United States, says it has targeted larger fertilizer users such as the coffee and sugar cane industries to boost its push for market share.

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  17. Thoughts turn to recovery as Ebola slowly ebbs in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    ... half Sierra Leone's 6 million people living in poverty, Ebola has destroyed a further 180,000 jobs as it ravaged agriculture and services, the World Bank said. Clive Dawson, head of the British Chamber of Commerce in Sierra Leone, is working with ...

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  18. Japan commits over $ 1mln to Grass-Roots Projects in Ethiopia - Friday, 27 February 2015 06:31Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Walta Information Centre

    Kazuhiro Suzuki, the Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, signed Grant Contracts for 11 development projects, amounting in total to more than 1 million US dollars, in sectors such as child education, women's empowerment, agriculture and water supply in various parts of Ethiopia including Addis Ababa. The projects will be implemented through a scheme run by the Embassy called Japan's Grant in Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects .

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  19. German stocks - Factors to watch on February 27Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Quarterly operating earnings at the world's largest chemicals company by sales rose a better-than-expected 2.8 percent as strong farming pesticides and basic petrochemicals businesses offset the hit from lower crude prices on its oil and gas division. The Munich district court said it was unaware of formal steps to initiate court proceedings against Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Juergen Fitschen and four former board members, after German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the quintet are to face trial.

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  20. Canadian farmers store fertilizer to fight dealers' pricing powerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | HawaiiNews

    ... one season, said Lyndon Carlson, senior vice-president of marketing at Farm Credit Canada, the country's biggest agriculture lender. Fertilizer prices have been higher in April, the month when demand soars just before most planting gets underway, ...

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