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  1. Cassava Virus Dents Farmers HopesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... cassava stems started drying up and the tubers started rotting. Concerned and perplexed, he sought the advice of agriculture experts who informed him that his plantation had been attacked by brown streak disease (CBSD), locally known as Kabore. ...

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  2. Landmark Co-op, Feeding America Announces PartnershipRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    OP, FEEDING AMERICA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP Sep. 30, 2014 Source: Landmark Co-op news release Landmark Services Cooperative members can help feed their communities this fall through a partnership with Feeding America's Invest an Acre program. Through the program, grain growers have the opportunity to donate profits from their harvest to those struggling with hunger.

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  3. U Of Illinois Issues Update On Pork Market, Price ForecastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    U OF ILLINOIS ISSUES UPDATE ON PORK MARKET, PRICE FORECAST Sep. 30, 2014 Source: University of Illinois news release More Pork Please! That has been the scream of pork consumers this year who have paid record high prices at retail. The latest USDA Hogs and Pigs report suggests that pork producers will be able to get more pork to consumers and to get it to them more quickly than had been anticipated.

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  4. 2015 National Beef Ambassadors SelectedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... the event in Denver, Sept. 26-27. Contestants from throughout the country vied for a spot on this elite team of agriculture advocates and for the $5,000 in cash prizes sponsored exclusively by Farm Credit. Additionally, five educational scholarships ...

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  5. USDA Releases 2013 Census Of Aquaculture ResultsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA RELEASES 2013 CENSUS OF AQUACULTURE RESULTS Sep. 30, 2014 Source: USDA news release Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service released the 2013 Census of Aquaculture results. This report is the result of the third national census conducted by NASS to measure the U.S. aquaculture industry.

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  6. USDA Seeks Nominations For Its Advisory Committee On Agricultural StatisticsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS Sep. 30, 2014 Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics. Members of this Committee advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing and content of periodic agricultural censuses, surveys of agriculture and other related industries.

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  7. USDA Awards Over $52 Million In Grants To Grow Organic And Local Food EconomiesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA AWARDS OVER $52 MILLION IN GRANTS TO GROW ORGANIC AND LOCAL FOOD ECONOMIES Sep. 30, 2014 Source: USDA news release Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the award of over $52 million in support of the growing organic industry and local and regional food systems through five U.S. Department of Agriculture grant programs. The Secretary made the announcement during an event with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and local farmers at the Virginia State Fair.

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  8. Cargill Pledges To Protect Forests In All Agricultural Supply ChainsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    CARGILL PLEDGES TO PROTECT FORESTS IN ALL AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAINS Sep. 30, 2014 Source: Cargill news release At the United Nations' Climate Summit in Manhattan on September 23, 2014, Cargill will join dozens of other companies, governments and civil society groups from around the world in supporting the New York Declaration on Forests. The declaration is unprecedented in its scope.

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  9. Grain Storage Bags Selling Big In Dakotas, CanadaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    GRAIN STORAGE BAGS SELLING BIG IN DAKOTAS, CANADA Sep. 30, 2014 AgWeek reports: For many grain farmers in the region, the 2014 crop is the year they put it in the bag - for temporary farm storage. Dan Teich of Underwood, Minn., is a representative for Loftness Manufacturing, a Hector, Minn., company that is the primary maker of the machines for putting grain in bags and unloading them.

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  10. USDA: Crop Receipts Forecast To Fall, Livestock Receipts Could Set New RecordsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA: CROP RECEIPTS FORECAST TO FALL, LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS COULD SET NEW RECORDS Sep. 30, 2014 Economic Research Service reports: Crop receipts are expected to decline 7 percent in 2014, the second annual decrease following a record high in 2012. Even with record corn production projected, cash receipts for corn are expected to decline by over 20 percent due to a significant decrease in the annual average corn price.

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  11. U.N. Calls For "Paradigm Shift" Towards Sustainable Agriculture And Family FarmingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    U.N. CALLS FOR "PARADIGM SHIFT" TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND FAMILY FARMING Sep. 30, 2014 Source: U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization news release Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging that "we cannot rely on an input intensive model to increase production and that the solutions of the past have shown their limits," FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said today in his opening remarks to the 24th session of the Committee on Agriculture .

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  12. USDA Announces Up To $31 Million To Empower People To Make Healthy Eating ChoicesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA ANNOUNCES UP TO $31 MILLION TO EMPOWER PEOPLE TO MAKE HEALTHY EATING CHOICES Sep. 30, 2014 Source: USDA news release Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Secretary Vilsack made the announcement with Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe in Richmond.

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  13. Researcher Continues Quest For Peanut That Won't Cause Allergic ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    RESEARCHER CONTINUES QUEST FOR PEANUT THAT WON'T CAUSE ALLERGIC REACTION Sep. 30, 2014 Source: University of Florida news release Wade Yang, left, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition at UF/IFAS, used pulsed light to remove 80 percent of the allergens from a whole peanut. By doing so, he moves closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of allergens in peanuts.

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  14. 6th Annual Water For Food Global Conference AnnouncedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... government leaders, and non-governmental organizations and business representatives. Remote sensing, precision agriculture, GPS services, satellite imagery and the supercomputing power to analyze the tsunami of data available are transforming ...

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  15. Iowa State Dedicates New Dept Of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering BuildingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Sukup family were key donors to the facilities. "These magnificent buildings represent a critical interface of agriculture and engineering," said Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "It is an interface ...

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  16. AgChat Foundation Names New Executive DirectorRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Connect Conference. She will also work with the ACF's Board of Directors to build broad awareness of ACF across agriculture and consumer organizations, and provide day-to-day management oversight. "Jenny offers the fund raising and creative talent ...

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  17. Kinze Announces LayoffsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    KINZE ANNOUNCES LAYOFFS Sep. 30, 2014 Cedar Rapids Gazette reports: An Eastern Iowa agricultural machinery manufacturer laid off 21 employees this week, the latest equipment maker to respond to a slowing farm machinery market due to low commodity prices. Kinze Manufacturing in Williamsburg, in a statement released Friday, said it has been "closely monitoring the declining state of the agricultural machinery market."

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  18. Cheminova Launches Harrow HerbicideRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    CHEMINOVA LAUNCHES HARROW HERBICIDE Sep. 30, 2014 Source: Cheminova news release Cheminova, Inc. announced the launch of Harrow herbicide, a selective herbicide for use in field corn that provides both burndown and residual control of annual grass and broadleaf weeds. An affordable alternative to Basis Blend herbicide, Harrow may be applied fallow, at preplant, preemergence and postemergence.

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  19. Billionaire Murdock to support NC Research Campus in perpetuityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... industry, technology and healthcare partners all focused on research advancing human health, nutrition and agriculture. Murdock's personal investment in the campus exceeds $800 million. Murdock is the CEO of the Dole Food Company and at one time ...

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  20. Peru's climate crisis ahead of UN gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... with Peru accounting for 70% of this total. For millennia, the glaciers have provided water for sustainable agriculture in the high Andes, where rainfall is unreliable. They underpinned the rise of a succession of advanced cultures such as the Wari ...

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