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  1. Intensive Dutch animal farms seen vulnerable to diseaseRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn that the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one of the most intensive agricultural sectors in the world make it vulnerable to disesase. The discovery last Sunday of a highly infectious strain of bird flu at a Dutch farm forced officials to impose a three-day lockdown on the transport of all poultry and related products.

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  2. Blighted harvest drives olive oil price increases - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    High spring temperatures, a cool summer and abundant rain are taking a big bite out of the olive harvest in some key regions of Italy, Spain, France and Portugal. Those conditions have also helped the proliferation of the olive fly and olive moth, which are calamitous blights.

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  3. Technology is no substitute for learningRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... soil scientists) got worried and warned about the unsustainable trend that fertilizer application could cause in agriculture. Well, the critics were obviously not listened to and were in a way considered unprogressive. Now, many decades later, not ...

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  4. Come thankful people comeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Observer

    Thanking God for the blessing of the harvest was as natural and instinctive as breathing in days of old, particularly for the Pilgrims. Coming to America late in the year of 1620, they faced a very difficult winter with low provisions and sickness.

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  5. Transforming trouble into ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

    You could see something move across the wall, a soft shimmering glow from the fireside as the Eliza Jane spoke. The prancing firelight illuminated her wrinkled face scored by time and trial.

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  6. Foreign secys deliberate to make Saarc effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... and financial cooperation and the Saarc development fund. Poverty alleviation, technology, transport, energy, agriculture, food security, environment, climate change, health, education, terrorism, biotechnology and strengthening of Saarc mechanisms ...

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  7. Farming Matters: A far cry from the usual bacon roll...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bucks Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. My husband's idea of taking me out for lunch involves buying me a bacon roll at Thame cattle market, but once a year he ups his game and takes me to the splendid grandeur of Hartwell House.

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  8. Metro-area water development could leave Weld high and dryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    The $5.2 million Rothe property, located off of U.S. 34 near the Riverside Reservoir in eastern Weld County, came to the town of Castle Rock through Union Colony Agriculture, LLC, an affiliate of San Diego-based Summit Global Management. The hydro-commerce company has been active on the Colorado water market since 2008, sparking concern of water speculation due to its ambitious plans to purchase and resell water rights at a premium price.

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  9. 'Dyeing' to make a livingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    SOCIAL enterprise organisation Daughters of Indigo has discovered a new cash crop to improve the livelihood of young women living in St Thomas. The two-year-old company uses the extracts from the plant Indigofera tinctoria and its related species to create a rich bluish-purple dye pattern on various types of fabric.

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  10. Thankfulness is very easy a to overlookRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Brechin Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The nights are drawing in way too quickly for anyone's liking but it is also a reminder that soon the Christmas celebration is upon us and then the days once again start getting longer.

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  11. The real story of ThanksgivingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Salem News

    The Pilgrims tried "it takes a village" socialism and almost starved. At first, they required everyone in the community to work for the community and all the proceeds were kept in the community stores.

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  12. More informationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

    Metier is hosting a launch party for the 3rd issue of Sugar & Rice, an independent magazine telling stories of the vibrant culture of the Gulf Coast through the lens of food. The magazine takes a broad view of food writing, covering topics such as agriculture, science, history, dining out, politics, issues of poverty, building and supporting communities and more.

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  13. Recognizing America's Farm Families at ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... three flocks of turkeys, all at different stages, at one time. She is passionate about sharing the true story of agriculture and helping people understand where their food really comes from. Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help ...

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  14. Grant would grow access to local a produce for SNAPRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts is applying for a federal grant to expand a program to help people on welfare buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets. Part of the Farm Bill passed by Congress early this year, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture is distributing $100 million in grants over five years to programs that help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, participants get easier access to fresh fruit and vegetables using their EBT cards.

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  15. Cotton crop shrinking as growers move into corn, soybeansRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Last year, 39 cotton gins operated across Arkansas, combing the seeds out of the state's cotton crop. That's a steep drop from 2000, when 86 gins were humming across The Natural State.

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  16. What better time for thanksgiving? What better day for giving thanks?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    Think back almost four centuries. Since that first Thanksgiving in 1621, Americans have set aside this time of the year to give thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon them.

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  17. Food security must involve nutrition security - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... especially beneficiary actors. The KSN forum, attended by representatives of MLGRD, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, the Regional Coordinating ...

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  18. Paying for the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The group promoting a Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics proposes a financing plan that avoids public funds, outside of security costs from the federal government and transportation improvements already approved and on the drawing board. Already accounted for $13b in transportation bond bill approved in April.

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  19. Andrea Tomlinson of Other People's Poultry of Northwood holds a...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... Buying a locally raised turkey will cost between $3 and $4.50 per pound, according to the state Department of Agriculture's weekly market bulletin. "This weekend is the 'big event' on many farms around New Hampshire," said Maureen Duffy, ...

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  20. Myth-buster takes aim at milkRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... reducing the risk of breaking one. Contrary to decades of dairy industry advertising and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recommendation that even adults should drink at least three cups a day, Carroll wrote that extensive research has produced ...

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