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  1. Malawi: Floods destroy tobacco cropsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Lethal floods in Malawi which have killed at least 176 people have caused extensive damage to tobacco, the country's leading hard currency earner, a senior official said on Friday. According to the World Bank, tobacco accounts for around 60 percent of Malawi's exports, and the floods come as the impoverished country struggles to woo back donors who have withheld funds over governance concerns.

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  2. Glasgow charity appeal for "devastated" communities in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Spirit Aid founder and actor David Hayman called the deadly floods a "catastrophe" and said communities have been left in devastation. More than 200 people have been killed, with others feared dead, and 200,000 have been left homeless by torrential rain and flooding in the African country.

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  3. Brighton Publishing signs Elizabeth Brown for "Unjust: Conviction of Innocence"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    "With a gift for investigative journalism, author Elizabeth Brown brings to light the worst of our judicial system in a highly detailed account of a woman wrongfully convicted." PRLog - Jan. 26, 2015 - MESA, Ariz.

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  4. Quick Opinion: Sen. Charles Perry is appointed chairman of the Senate ...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sen. Charles Perry landed a plum assignment for a freshman. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appointed him chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs Committee on Friday.

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  5. On Native GroundTHE Second Civil WarRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... puppy is no more than five days old. The bill was unanimously passed in the House and is currently in the Senate agriculture committee. Proposed legislation in Illinois would ban all cropping and docking except for medical necessity. That bill is ...

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  6. On Native GroundTHE Recession's Over? Don't Believe itRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Nineteen-thirty-five was not that great a year for America. The country was still in the Depression.

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  7. Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks: The beech tree is clearly her favorite 0Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... of the beech is susceptible to what is known as "beech bark disease" which, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, causes significant mortality and defects to the species. It starts, the Forest Service explains, by the bark ...

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  8. Country Hour for Monday 26 January, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Rural people have been recognised for making an important contribution on the national stage in this year's the Australia Day honours list. John Cripps AO, the breeder of the Cripps Pink apple, more commonly known as the Pink Lady, is one of those honoured, others included are Agricultural advocate and researcher Mick Keogh who is recognised with an Order of Australia Medal for his services to agriculture and regional development and Murray River irrigator Col Thomson OAM for services top the irrigation industry.

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  9. Zimbabwe: Merchants Say No to Low-Grade TobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chairperson Mrs Monica Chinamasa recently urged farmers not to bring the lower leaves, commonly called primings, to the floors as merchants had already indicated they did not want them.

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  10. Zimbabwe: Lobby for 25 Percent Fertiliser DutyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... their farms and carrying out various tests," he said. Fertiliser is a key ingredient in the success of the agriculture sector that is the backbone of the economy underpinning economic growth, food security and poverty eradication. Agriculture is one ...

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  11. Mick Keogh OAM on farming and the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia Farm Institute Executive Director Mick Keogh comments on his OAM and on the current and future trends for agricultural industry in Australia.

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  12. Mick Keogh welcomes higher profile for agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Mick Keogh modestly says he believes there are many people in Australian agriculture who are equally if not more deserving of accolades than he is, but he says he's honoured by the Order of Australia Medal. Mr Keogh is acknowledged as a public face of agricultural policy, and he said Australia's rural industries faced some key challenges in coming years.

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  13. Back in the Day - Jan. 28, 1970: Ringwood couple traveled the Americas in Volkswagen camperRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Here's a look at the past. The following item was culled from the Suburban Trends archives of 45 years ago.

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  14. Gardener shares seeds of knowledge in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Around 20 people gathered Sunday in the fellowship hall of First Unitarian Universalist Church in Marietta to hear about ways to produce fruitful plants and ensure that enough seeds are gathered for next year's harvest. Susan Young, a psychologist from Athens and avid gardener, shared ways to ensure crops thrive year to year, starting with the seed.

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  15. Andhra governor unfurls national flag in VijayawadaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... growth rate of 6.9 percent in the first half of the current financial year. He said all three sectors -agriculture, industry and services - contributed to the growth. Earlier, the governor took salute from contingents of Central Reserve Police Force ...

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  16. Country Hour for Monday 26th January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    We meet some of those in rural Australia who have been given Australia day awards, including irrigator Col Thomson and Mick Keogh from the Australian Farm Institute, and head to a farm in western Victoria with new agriculture minister Jaala Pulford.

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  17. Peterborough's Rosaly Bass named organic gardener of the year 0Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    NH plans to present Bass with the award at its winter conference on Jan. 31. Bass was one of five nominees who were nominated by NOFA-NH board members, as well as through a public online nomination process, Amy Manzelli, president of the NOFA-NH board, said Wednesday.

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  18. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford meets Donald farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    ON THE FARM: Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford, centre, visits the Bath family farm in Cope Cope on Friday. Pictured are Ryan Bath, Brad Bath, Victorian Farmers Federation president Peter Tuohey and Carmen Bath.

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  19. Using art to control water flow in LarimerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Betsy Damon, an international water artist, was invited to Pittsburgh to create a museum exhibit several years ago but decided instead to find an amenable neighborhood. "Pittsburgh has buried most of its streams in huge pipes," she said.

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  20. With TRW, ZF can offer advanced driverless techRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ZF Friedrichshafen AG's acquisition of TRW Automotive will make it a key player in collision avoidance and driverless cars. ZF wants to combine TRW's sensing and software expertise -- cameras, radar and controllers -- with ZF's chassis systems.

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