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  1. America's Farmers Grow Communities making positive impact in Mid-SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Deltafarmpress

    ... purchase equipment and complete training, send FFA and 4-H groups to contests and conventions and boost agriculture curriculum in rural school districts. Other beneficiaries of the program have included health care organizations, youth and community ...

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  2. Local chef takes up beekeeping to help environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... bees in her own backyard because she wants to help our nation's cause. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, some beekeepers began reporting losses of 30 to 90 percent of their hives. More recently, in August 2014, a federal survey said ...

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  3. Myanmar leader goes to disaster zones as floods batter countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... 34,000 acres of paddy fields damaged, mostly in the Sagaing, Kachin State, Bago and Rakhine state regions, the agriculture ministry said. Television footage showed bridges damaged or shaking from the strong current of floodwater. Cattle were drowned ...

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  4. P5M worth of seeds prepared for dry villagesRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Sun-Star

    ... assured that all 51 local government units in the Province will receive seeds and plastic drums. The Provincial Agriculture Office procured 39,000 seed packs of okra, string beans, ampalaya, tomato, kangkong, sikwa, upo, eggplant, squash, pechay, ...

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  5. A Ramble in the English CountrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Examiner.com

    London is magnificent, but it can also be big, noisy and crowded with swarms of international tourists following guides holding up umbrellas. If you want to see the real England - or at least, the Harry Potter fantasy version of what Shakespeare called "this green and pleasant land," you need to get to the Cotswolds.

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  6. Extension Spotlight: Successful gardening in hot dry summersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Review

    If you don't listen to weather forecasters much, you might be wondering why your trees look scorched and your lawn is turning straw-colored, despite the fact that you water them regularly. The reason for all this plant stress is that 2015 in Western Oregon is on track to surpass 1934 and 2014 as the warmest year on record in Oregon.

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  7. Here's how Britain's farmers are protesting at low milk pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Metro

    Dubbed the 'Mily Trolley Challenge', the stunt involved removing all cartons of milk from the supermarkets' shelves, shoving them into trolleys and then abandoning the cereal-topping liquid at the checkout. Earlier this week, Arla announced another cut in the amount it pays to its UK members.

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  8. Small town takes on big minesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    ... made in their forestland, bringing silt two feet deep," he said. The soil became very acidic. The advice from agriculture technologists: increase the nitrogen. This cost the farmers more, aside from the fact that too much nitrates from soil pollutes ...

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  9. Use of drones in aerial spraying proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Agriculture and the Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association are considering using drones for aerial spraying. Stephen A. Antig, PBGEA executive director, told Sun.Star Davao in a text message that Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala "suggested that we might consider using drones in aerial spraying to avoid possible drift if ever and we agreed to look into the feasibility of the new technology."

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  10. Texas farmer discovers 8-legged ally in the war against grasshoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CultureMap

    In my ninth grade biology class at Waxahachie High School, we learned about how living organisms can adapt to adverse conditions and survive. The grasshopper was the example we studied.

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  11. Organic fungicide to fight banana diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    ... which contributes a lot in the economy," said Ziv Tirosh, global CEO and president of the Stockton Group. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, who attended the launching, commended the Stockton Company for developing an organic fungicide that "does ...

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  12. Trombley first woman to get Lt.-Governor's AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weyburn Review

    ... community and Saskatchewan as a whole can never be measured in any way. She was/is involved in community events, agriculture, the farm crisis, rail transportation, oil and gas industry, education, health and the list goes on. Although Audrey retired ...

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  13. Editorial: Spotting the shortsightedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    ... run, unlike our authorities who only see the short-term bonanza, is the launching by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of a new series of educational materials teaching children the importance of healthy soils for our food, ...

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  14. New book offers stories of broadcaster Larry Stecklinea s career, lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Now, he's gracing the cover of a book, "Larry Steckline: A Half-Century as the Voice of Kansas Agriculture." Written and self-published by his wife, Carla Steckline, the book's proceeds will go toward Kansas chapters of the Future Farmers of America.

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  15. Americans are cutting calories, but not eating healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    ... long way to go in how they divvy up calories to get their plates to look more like My Plate , the Department of Agriculture's guideline for healthy eating. "There has not been a big enough change in sugar-sweetened beverages and refined ...

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  16. Bicol's 2014 economic performance sluggishRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philippines Today

    ... and high cost of electricity. The NEDA official said natural calamities that hit the region pulled down the agriculture sector's performance, affecting the its economic growth. Espinas said the decline in the fishery sector was mainly due to Typhoon ...

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  17. Bengal flood situation grim, death toll nears 50Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | India.com

    Kolkata, Aug 2 : Flood situation in south Bengal remained grim today with death toll nearing 50 while 2.14 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,537 relief camps in the 12 districts affected by the deluge. Weatherman has forecast more rains in the next 24 hours.

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  18. Prince Charles turns Highgrove into a Noah's Ark for apples... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Somerset

    Prince Charles is growing 1,000 different varieties of rare and historic apple trees at his country estate in a bit to protect the future of the popular fruit. It is hoped the orchard, which includes a variety brought to England by a Roman general and another from a tree in Isaac Newton's garden, will serve as a "gene bank" for Britain.

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  19. Perfect economic, weather conditions lure pot growers to PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... $20 per square foot on a triple net basis. Suncanna LLC, an entity run by experienced cannabis and traditional agriculture growers, inked the lease for the first greenhouse. Harding declined to identify the backers of Suncanna, but organization ...

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  20. Readers Write: (Aug. 2): GMOs, trophy hunting, Donald Trump, John Kasich, fishing in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... exceptional work to protect family farms in the face of considerable pressure from opponents on the House Agriculture Committee. Yet, if what he says is true - that his constituents have "no idea what a GMO is," even living amid the fields where 90 ...

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