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  1. Nuttier times bode well for wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Coal Valley News

    Deer hunters that utilize corn bait may find it difficult competing with Mother Nature's bounteous and wildlife favorite white oak acorns. Baiting for bear, boar and wild turkey is unlawful.

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  2. Food assistance changesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Http

    In 2014, a new Farm Bill was passed in Washington, D.C. It is a five year farm bill that reforms agricultural policy.

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  3. Group wants investigation of Iowa rabbit deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    An animal welfare group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the deaths of four rabbits used for research at the University of Iowa . A USDA routine inspection report found that four rabbits died this summer of "unexpected study complications" in medical laboratories under the school's animal resources office, the Iowa City Press -Citizen reported .

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  4. Ni Riada outlines her objections to Hogan nominationRead the original story

    11 min ago | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn FA in MEP for Ireland South Liadh NA Riada has outlined her opposition to Phil Hogan's nomination as Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Affairs. "While we in Sinn FA in have welcomed Ireland receiving the Agriculture portfolio we believe the Irish Government has selected the wrong person for the job.

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  5. Horses in three New Jersey counties contract Eastern Equine EncephalitisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Examiner.com

    The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has reported the deaths of three horses in the state due to Eastern Equine Encephalitis . EEE is a mosquito-borne illness which causes inflammation of the brain tissue.

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  6. Purdue Report Indicates Indiana Farms Are Becoming SaferRead the original story

    15 min ago | WMSH-AM Sturgis

    The Indiana Farm Fatality Summary from Purdue University indicates that farming is becoming a safer profession in Indiana and technology improvements may be the reason. A total of 18 deaths were reported at Indiana farming operations in 2013 which is down from 26 in 2012.

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  7. Group Wants Investigation into Death of Ra...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    AN ANIMAL WELFARE GROUP IS ASKING THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF FOUR RABBITS USED FOR RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. A USDA ROUTINE INSPECTION REPORT FROM AUGUST FOUND FOUR RABBITS DIED IN JUNE DURING A STUDY.

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  8. Biologists ID Ore., Calif. pot gardens as salmon threatRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... since 1997 in the region. Like salmon throughout the West, they have suffered from loss of habitat from logging, agriculture, urban development, overfishing and dams. The spotlight on marijuana stemmed from a California Department of Fish and ...

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  9. Gains on sales mask flat performance at LantmannenRead the original story

    18 min ago | Agrimoney.com

    ... to SEK 426m, despite a 10.1% rise to SEK 3.37bn in revenues. The decline was particularly marked in the historic agriculture operations, in which Lantmannen recorded a drop of 58% to SEK 42m in operating profits, amid "intense" market competition in ...

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  10. Amphi School District continues to add green programsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Prince Elementary and Amphi Middle School twice a week and turn it all into high-quality soil, used for local agriculture and landscaping. Custodians especially like it because they do not have to haul as many trash bags to the dumpster. School ...

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  11. Volunteers sought to gather unharvested foodRead the original story

    25 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    Volunteers are needed to help gather unharvested food from local fields and orchards and distribute it to those in need. In Adams County, the Gleaning Project of South Central Pennsylvania improved the nutrition of more than 5,000 individuals in the past year, said Hannah Grose, gleaning coordinator for South Central Community Action Programs .

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  12. Running on Fumes: The Future of Ethanol as a Fuel SourceRead the original story

    25 min ago | GuruFocus.com

    Ethanol fuel, also known as ethyl alcohol, has an interesting history and an intriguing future. At one point, proponents believed ethanol would provide the path to energy independence from Middle Eastern oil.

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  13. Zimbabwe Tobacco Revival Causes Forests to Go Up in SmokeRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Washington Post

    Jeremiah Sarudza stands outside his mud and thatch hut and watches his wife and children prepare a tobacco field surrounded by tree stumps. The 32-year-old, like most of Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers, relies on wood to cure tobacco, a practice that's stripping the gently rolling hills and granite outcrops of the country's northern region of their woodlands.

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  14. Large harvest creates issues for Minnesota farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Minnesota farmers are facing several challenges in shipping and storing what's expected to be the state's second largest corn crop in history. The state's fall harvest will amount to nearly 1.4 million bushels.

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  15. Look ahead, not backRead the original story

    29 min ago | Hays Daily News

    ... you haven't heard, labor-intensive farming doesn't permit time for many other pursuits. Neither does production agriculture. Farmers run non-stop, from early morning to late at night, planting and harvesting crops, tilling the soil, feeding and ...

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  16. Mosaic Curtails Phosphate ProductionRead the original story

    30 min ago | Agri Marketing

    MOSAIC CURTAILS PHOSPHATE PRODUCTION Oct. 1, 2014 Source: The Mosaic Company news release The Mosaic Company today announced that it is reducing phosphate fertilizer production, primarily because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. This curtailment will result in lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates plants, but is not expected to result in employee layoffs.

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  17. Group wants investigation of research rabbit deaths at University of IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | KCRG

    A national animal rights watchdog group has filed a federal complaint against the University of Iowa after it says four rabbits died in one of its labs without being seen by an attending veterinarian. The complaint was filed Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in connection with a routine inspection on Aug. 26 of the UI Office of Animal Resources medical laboratories.

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  18. McDonald's executive visits AU campusRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... prepared. These are some relatively new competencies that our food professionals that graduated from schools of agriculture and schools of food sciences have to take on in order to communicate with and take into account the concerns of our ...

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  19. Genetically Modified Meals - Buddy Or Foe? What You Can Do To Preserve Your Well BeingRead the original story

    37 min ago | The Daily Armonk

    ... to this view, which is one of the reasons I supported the payroll tax cuts we passed in December. Department of Agriculture's magazine for food safety professionals and Inspection Service (FSIS), and was given a High Well being Risk inform. For ...

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  20. Food Share hopes to get freshRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Hamilton Mountain News

    Flanked by nine bins of fresh vegetables at Hamilton Food Share, political rivals joined forces recently to announce a new tax credit designed to boost donations at Ontario food banks. Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, visited the Hamilton Food Share building in Stoney Creek on Sept.

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