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  1. Food inspections finding fewer errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Slovak Spectator

    THERE has been a moderate drop in poor-quality food over the past three years of food inspections, Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Lubomir Jahnatek told a press conference on January 22. THERE has been a moderate drop in poor-quality food over the past three years of food inspections, Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Lubomir Jahnatek told a press conference on January 22. "It's not as much as we wanted, though, as it has been by some 2 percent," said Jahnatek. He added that the average rate of failure to adhere to requirements vis-a-vis quality, be it in foodstuffs themselves or in services related to them, was measured at over 12 percent, which he still sees as a high number.

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  2. Read this cheat sheet before planting a Meyer lemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | SFGate

    Few other fruit trees are as easy going as the Meyer lemon. With little attention, this citrus rewards home gardeners and even indoor growers with a year-round bounty.

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  3. SocialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Farmville Herald

    ... as presented by Governor McAuliffe and the Virginia Council on Women Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Katy Overby, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent in Prince Edward County, is planning to speak at the February 5 Virginia Cooperative ...

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  4. Headline NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Farmville Herald

    ... Tobacco Commission on the heels of the recent announcement of a $35,000 planning grant from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID). Thursday, January 22, 2015 DILLWYN - In light of two reported residential ...

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  5. Sawfly outlook good for Alta.Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Western Producer

    Wheat stem sawfly damage in Alberta is expected to be limited to small pockets of the southern part of the province this year.a Field surveys show low populations in most of the surveyed areas, including the traditional sawfly areas in the Special Areas and the County of Forty Mile.a The damage rates are based on surveys of 75 fields in 16 municipalities, said a report by the Alberta Inspect Pest Monitoring Network.a One field in the Municipal District of Acadia was found to have a "moderately elevated" infestation, while seven fields in the counties of Lethbridge and Forty Mile and the MD of Taber had elevated but still low numbers.a Female sawflies lay eggs inside wheat, rye, triticale and some varieties of barley.

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  6. Community NewslettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Farmville Herald

    The Buckingham Active Seniors began their 2015 club year on Tuesday, January 20 with a planning meeting that included a 2014 report, 2015 identified goals, the club year's trips and tours, and election of new officers. The club has planned a busy year with includes themed monthly meetings from January through November as well as four day trips and some possible overnight trips as well.

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  7. Brian Lowney's Fur, Fins and Feathers: 10-year-old is a buddy to bunniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    When you meet Mason Mormile, it's easy to see that he shares his family's passion for animals and why he wants to become a veterinarian. The 10 year-old Swansea resident and fifth grade student at Holy Name School in Fall River is fascinated by living creatures both large and small, domesticated and exotic, and rises each day before dawn to feed and properly care for his collection of interesting critters that includes a bloodhound, gargoyle gecko, some catfish, a painted turtle and 19 fuzzy bunnies.

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  8. All-day organic farming conference in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WORCESTER Learn about beekeeping, permaculture, home brewing, rotational grazing and pesticide-free farming at an all-day gathering of organic agriculture experts this Saturday. All these topics and more will be covered at the Northeast Organic Farming Association's annual Winter Conference at Worcester State University.

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  9. Identification of quantitative trait loci for phosphorus use...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | BioMed Central

    MOA Key Laboratory of Crop Ecophysiology and Farming System in the Middle Reaches of the Yangtze River, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, Hubei, China The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  10. Efforts to Conserve Cerulean Warbler Get Big Boost from $8 Million in Project FundingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | American Bird Conservancy

    A five-year project targeting conservation of the imperiled and iconic Cerulean Warbler and focusing on the states of Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, and West Virginia got a big boost following the granting of $8 million in funding from the Dept. of Agriculture's Regional Conservation Partnership Program .

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  11. Defra forecasts a fall in farm profitability for 2014/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | Eastern Daily Press

    Market volatility has taken its toll on farmers' profitability in the last year, according to the government's latest farm business income forecasts. Defra predicts a decline in profits across the majority of agricultural sectors, including a 13pc fall in incomes for dairy farmers, Similarly, other livestock sectors have suffered, with incomes forecast to be down by 23pc on pig farms and by 12pc on poultry farms.

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  12. Letters: Marriage is institution for procreation purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    We all are in favor of marriage equality under the law. The principle of marriage equality conveys to treat like relationships alike; therefore the state must first determine what marriage is.

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  13. Drugs and Your Horse: The Dangers of MedicatingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Horse

    ... DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVSMR, lead veterinarian for Animal Health and Welfare at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs in Guelph, Ontario. "When used appropriately, they are very safe; however, some horse owners tend to give too ...

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  14. Payne Trucking drives into Dundalk area with jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dundalk Eagle

    The Eagle reported in December that FedEx was looking into building a new distribution center at the former steel mill site. While FedEx has not yet made any official commitment, another shipping concern is already up and running locally.

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  15. 90 Percent of Home Chefs Contaminate FoodRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... published in the journal Food Protection Trends. The purpose of the research - funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service - was to determine which type of food safety messaging resulted in the best food-handling ...

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  16. Bird enthusiasts tally 1,114 species in Myanmar, 20 of them previously unrecordedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... could change as the country - now opening up more to foreign investors - sees economic development expand into agriculture land and grasslands Many dead water birds, apparently victims of hunting, have been found in the Taungthaman and Paleik lakes ...

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  17. Fitch Upgrades Paraguay's IDRs to 'BB'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... private consumption and a rising maquila industry. Despite the recent fall in soybean export prices, the agriculture sector maintains high profitability margins, low leverage and adequate capitalization. These factors mitigate the potential for ...

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  18. Millions of poor farmers to benefit from new type of insurance - study - TRFNRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Governments from Mongolia to Nigeria are creating new forms of insurance to protect the developing world's small farmers, who are suffering especially badly from extreme weather events made worse by global warming, a new study said. Obstacles like poor infrastructure and lack of financing have been partly overcome in several countries, and insurance is now available to millions of small farmers, said the study released on Wednesday by Columbia University and the research group Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security .

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  19. Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Science Blog

    A commonly used pesticide may alter the development of the brain's dopamine system - responsible for emotional expression and cognitive function - and increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, according to a new Rutgers study.

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  20. Fulmodeston duck farm, for 36,000 birds, given the go ahead by North Norfolk District CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    A farming family will be able to rear thousands of ducks in a rural idyll despite major opposition from villagers. The three green-roofed units near Clipstone Farm House, Fulmodeston, which will hold 36,000 birds, are to be run by Wighton-based farmers Ralph Harrison and Partners.

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