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  1. North Lawrence horse sanctuary seeking donations to keep operation runningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A non-profit North Lawrence horse sanctuary and rehabilitation center has gone into fundraising mode while they are prevented from earning any income by adopting out horses. A Little Bit of Heaven, which opened in March, is unable to allow animals to leave the premises after a quarantine restriction was placed on them by the state Department of Agriculture and Markets.

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  2. Fury over road charge which transporters claim will be be passed onto farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Western Australian rural transport industry is labelling the State Government's proposed road toll as a tax on farmers. The new charge will help pay for a 13 kilometre freight link to Fremantle port, designed to get about 500 trucks a day off Leach Highway in the Perth metropolitan area.

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  3. Farm Truck Foods to get rolling this springRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Residents in Pittsburgh's "food deserts" may see increased access to fresh, local food this spring. Farm Truck Foods, a project nearly two years in the making, recently secured a $75,000 grant from Neighborhood Allies that will rev the engine on its mobile-grocery project.

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  4. German development policy 'lacks coherence' before landmark yearRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    ... significant effect on countries in the south. The twelve include trade, environment, climate change, security, agriculture, fisheries, social dimensions of globalisation, employment and fair working conditions, migration, research and innovation, ...

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  5. Bill Gates' human experimentation with GM bananas in Africa condemned by scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    At least 124 food and outreach organizations, as well as 26 individual scientists, have signed onto a letter sent to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation protesting ongoing human trials of genetically modified , beta-carotene-enriched bananas intended for Africa. The GM bananas, which never underwent animal trials, are currently being administered to 12 students attending Iowa State University , presumably without full disclosure as to the many unknown risks involved.

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  6. Kenya: Producers Must Stick to 50kg Packaging, Warns AFFARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority has warned all famers and traders involved in selling produce against flouting the new regulations of 50 kilogram bags packaging or face tough penalties. The authority's Interim Director General Alfred Busolo says despite the introduction of the regulations last month, a majority of traders are still exceeding the 50kg bags.

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  7. Obituary: Barton Turf clergyman the Rev Jonathan Peel was devoted to NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    A man who played leading roles in many aspects of Norfolk life ranging from the Broads and wildlife to police and Scouts has died aged 77. A picture from 1990 showing Margaret Thatcher talking to the late Jonathan Peel, who was chairman of the How Hill Trust at the time. Source: Library.

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  8. Challenging year ahead: GrainCorpRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    Grains marketer and maltster GrainCorp is facing a challenging year, with smaller crops, dry weather and tough competition from rivals. Shareholders at GrainCorp's annual meeting heard that estimates for crop production in Australia's eastern states were below normal.

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  9. Agriculture Excited About Cuba PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    Agri-business in Illinois smells money in improved trade relations between the United States and Cuba. The president announced Wednesday his intent to improve trade and business relations with Cuba, and the USDA estimates that could be worth $3 billion to U.S. farmers.

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  10. New conversion process turns biomass 'waste' into lucrative chemical productsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets. A team of researchers has developed a process that uses a chemical catalyst and heat to spur reactions that convert lignin into valuable chemical commodities.

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  11. Scientists open new frontier of vast chemical 'space': As...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Chemists have invented a powerful method for joining complex organic molecules that is extraordinarily robust and can be used to make pharmaceuticals, fabrics, dyes, plastics and other materials previously inaccessible to chemists. Scripps Research Institute chemists have invented a practical new method for building complex molecules that uses simple, non-toxic iron-based catalysts and can be conducted in minutes open to the air even in shot glass of alcoholic spirits.

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  12. 6 dead in clash between Mexican vigilante groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In this May 28, 2014, file photo, Hipolito Mora, leader of a Michoacan vigilante group, participates in a national meeting of self-defense groups, in Mexico City. Mora, a founder of one of the groups that rose up to confront drug traffickers in the state more than a year ago, said Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014, in a television interview that his group was attacked by a heavily armed rival.

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  13. EDITORIAL: Cheap oil hurts Russia more than Western sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    Anton Siluanov, Russia's finance minister, told a gathering last month about the $40 billion that U.S.-led sanctions are costing his country. However, what alarmed him most was Russia's loss of nearly $100 billion a year that Western policymakers didn't have to lift a finger to cause.

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  14. Rwanda's national dialogue opens to push for poverty endRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rwanda EYe

    As usual, it brought together politicians, businesspeople and Rwandans from the diaspora. While following the debate from his Mimuri village on national radio, Ndayisenga composed a text message and sent to an open line that had been provided to those not at the venue in It read: "Mr. President, Irequest you to give us electricity in our villagewhy have we remained in darkness?" As always, the minister responsible was put to task to explain.

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  15. Annual Christmas bird count documents species' population for the past 36 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Osoyoos Times

    ... DDT," Brown said, referring to a pesticide that wiped out bird populations and was phased out in North American agriculture in the 1970s and 1980s. "There are birds still recovering from that, large birds of prey." With many provincial lakes not ...

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  16. Little Bow residents hear diversion detailsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    After being taken by surprise by the announcement in September, landowners along the Little Bow River were given an opportunity to hear what the provincial government has planned for a south Highwood Diversion. Two closed meetings were held last week in Nanton and in High River, where 250 effected landowners were invited to take part in a discussion and get information on the two options that are being considered.

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  17. in Re: Pedro J. C. *Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FindLaw

    GRUENDEL, KELLER and FLYNN, Js. Kathryn Madison, law student intern, with whom was Carroll Lee Lucht, for the appellant .

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  18. Vietnam jails bankers for gambling away depositsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Thanh Nein News

    ... bets, so did Le Khanh Ninh, 40, a Lam Dong local, and Pham Van Quang, 50, of Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (Agribank) is currently Vietnam's largest state-owned bank, and has been notorious for huge lapses in ...

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  19. Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company v. St John LPH LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | FindLaw

    PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL MUTUAL CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY v. John D. ST. JOHN and Kathy M. St. John, Individually and d/b/a Thunder Valley Farm and LPH Plumbing and Heating, LLC and Stoltzfus Welding and Repair Appeal of John D. St. John and Kathy M. St. John.

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  20. Working on a second sweet successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    After selling the wildly successful organic Dagoba Chocolates to Hershey Chocolate, Frederick Schilling went on to spawn another, similarly conscious, organic and fair-traded commodity, using coconut and cocoa farmers - 14,000 of them - in Indonesia.  Schilling, 42, is still in his beloved Ashland, marketing their many products, but his partner and co-founder Ben Ripple works in Bali, overseeing the largest organic growing operation in Southeast Asia, says Schilling, and doing it in four factories with 400 employees and growing 50 percent a year.  Since 2008, Big Tree has been turning cocoa and cocoanut into a range of low-glycemic sweeteners you can cook with or buy off the shelve and substitute, more healthily, he says, for sugar, agave or stevia.  Ripple is in charge of the growing part, seeking to ensure growers are able to do sustainable farming and get a living wage, ... (more)

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