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  1. ATF filled secret bank account with millions from shadowy cigarette sales, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Sunherald.com

    Discarded cigarettes at a U.S. Tobacco manufacturing plant in Timberlake, N.C., Jan. 23, 2017. U.S. Tobacco has filed a federal racketeering lawsuit which claims it was swindled out of $24 million via shadowy cigarette sales conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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  2. Former student indicted in theft of lab equipment, chemicals, books from Tech, BayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... with Tech property tags and a number of books that appeared to be non-circulated property from the Tech agriculture department and or the Tech library. An investigator noted the stolen property was not typical of thefts on campus and would likely ...

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  3. Carl Icahn Can't Make Bristol-Myers BuyableRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Bloomberg

    Max Nisen is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering biotech, pharma and health care. He previously wrote about management and corporate strategy for Quartz and Business Insider.

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  4. Time is running out for Australian cotton crop to get some rainRead the original story

    11 min ago | Agrimoney.com

    Australian cotton crops could recover by less than expected, as time out for in irrigated crops to get some rain. Abares, the Australian ag-ministry, last week ascribed the rise in area to "favourable supplies of irrigation water, high level s of soil moisture early i9n the planting window and expected favourable returns from growing cotton relative to production alternatives".

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  5. Grounded passenger jet in India converted into luxury restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... after being born as a "micro-premie."Entitan Martins delivered her daughter Eir... This week U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency Topeka Regional Office expanded the area for producers looking to request a limited irrigation yield ...

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  6. Security of agricultural funding raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Daily World

    ... of the agricultural industry. "I don't really think that they're connected to the industry or to the business of agriculture to know the consequences of what they're doing." Edmonds said the intention of the bill was less to eliminate funds than to ...

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  7. Biostimulants Market Worth USD 3.08 Billion by 2022Read the original story

    16 min ago | SBWire

    ... to this dominance of the region include the increasing demand for the organic products, demand for sustainable agriculture practices, and the rising government support. Request Sample: ...

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  8. The President of Iceland is right: Ban pineapple pizza.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | TreeHugger

    ... the fact that Costa Rica is a rainforest. This means that intense rain fall carries the pesticides away from the agriculture site into water supplies. Water sources for local communities are then polluted. Pesticides are contaminating aquifers, ...

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  9. One Box At A Time: Kashi Expands Product Portfolio To Support Organic FarmlandRead the original story

    18 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    These deliciously chewy bars are made with real nut butters, whole grains and coconut oil, offering flavor packed, gluten-free nourishment in four tasty flavors: Almond Snickerdoodle, Chocolate Trail Mix, Salted Chocolate Chunk and Coconut Cashew Macaroon. Chewy Nut Butter Bars represent another delicious way for consumers to join us on our mission to increase the amount of organic farmland in the US, one box at a time.

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  10. Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Reuters

    Women who consume licorice during pregnancy might be more likely to have children with cognitive or behavioral problems than mothers who don't eat a lot of this candy while they're pregnant, a small Finnish study suggests. Some previous lab experiments have linked glycyrrhizin, a natural sweetener in licorice root, to changes in the placenta that may make it easier for the stress hormone cortisol to travel from mothers to their developing babies, said lead study author Katri Raikkonen of the University of Helsinki.

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  11. USDA Polling Farmers On Planting PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Daily News-Record

    The department's National Agricultural Statistics Service is contact more than 1,600 farmers to collect information for its March Agricultural Survey. Its results are used to project what quantities of different crops will be grown in the state in 2017.

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  12. High School Students Invited to Apply for NAYI 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Applications for this year's NAYI are now available from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture . Current high school juniors and seniors interested in attending this summer's program in Lincoln have until April 15th to apply.

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  13. Meteorologist Steve Vermette - 60 degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Let's bring in Steve format he is the coordinator of the media around you department at buffalo state college Steve. What do you say about the weather ramming it is terrific all weeklong it looks like for the rest the week it'll be great.

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  14. Pot-belly pig death case to be heard in court -Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County Animal Control Director Joe Testerman charged an Ashe County woman last winter for animal abuse following the death of a pot-belly pig.

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  15. NSIA attracts over $175m foreign investment in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Vanguard

    ... across the country. Mr Orji also disclosed that the NSIA which was established in 2011 was working hard to boost agriculture by making fertilizer readily available to farmers and at an affordable price of N5, 500. According to him, working with ...

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  16. Agrium declares dividendRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Market Wire

    ... through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing ...

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  17. Why Are US Farmers Switching From Corn To Soy? The Answer Is ObviousRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Daily Caller

    ... was in 1983 , when a 20 percent decline in exports stymied corn profits, contributing to a mini-recession in the agriculture industry. "When the market offers a better price, farmers will shift acres," Dan Kowalski, research director at CoBank, a ...

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  18. .com | Malawi leader Mutharika sacks minister amid 'maizegate' graft probeRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | News24

    Malawi's president Peter Mutharika on Wednesday fired the country's agriculture minister who is alleged to have profited from a $35m deal to import maize from Zambia. George Chaponda, seen as a close ally and potential successor of Mutharika, was dismissed from his post a day after investigators raided his home where they reportedly found $223 000 in cash.

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  19. Free event aimed at boosting STEM interestRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Investment Research, Iowa Wind and Solar, Iowa State University Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service. Melanie Carlson, an engineer at French-Reneker-Associates, spearheaded the event. ...

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  20. Philips upbeat on prospects for new image-guided therapy platformRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Reuters

    Philips on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new platform for image guided therapy which enables doctors to combine the use of several medical scanners, imaging data and large screen displays as they perform minimally-invasive surgeries. CEO Frans van Houten told reporters he expected the platform to replace the company's existing "systems" portfolio and form the backbone of Philips' guided imaging therapy business in the future.

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