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  1. Six vie for Dairy Princess titleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    ... has participated in 4-H and Future Farmers of America for three years and received a scholarship award for an agriculture business class. She has raised sheep and goats, and most recently is raising a dairy heifer for the replacement heifer sale at ...

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  2. Which firewood is best?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Grow trees for a list of other great reasons - fruit, nuts, shelter, habitat, erosion control, timber for posts etc - and you'll always have enough firewood and kindling from the prunings and windfall branches and twigs. Manuka self-sows, grows fast, copes with everything - drought, frost, cold, wet, acidic conditions, shade - isn't palatable to stock, gives you a gorgeous honey, and doesn't grow too tall, plus it's excellent as a pioneer shelter tree .

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  3. Jim Rogers: I would buy North Korea if I couldRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... is the most depressed stock market in the world. It's hated. I'm buying Russian shares. I recently bought into agriculture, I'm the director of a fertilizer company. I bought some Russian government bonds -- in rubles. Since the ruble collapse, ...

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  4. Unilever says its socially responsible brands outperform restRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    Consumer goods maker Unilever says its brands that most fully embrace its CEO's passion for sustainability perform the best, adding fuel to its oft-repeated argument that social responsibility is good for business. Of the more than 400 brands Unilever sells, those with the strongest sustainability credentials -- such as Dove, Lifebuoy, Ben & Jerry's and Comfort -- have seen sales grow at a high single-digit or double-digit rate over the past three years, Unilever said on Tuesday.

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  5. Hogan backs South-East University as hub for the food and farming sectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... excellence can be created for the benefit of the entire south-east," Mr Hogan told the Irish Independent. The EU Agriculture Commissioner said that Ireland was on the cusp of a farming boom as world food markets grow and the EU has abolished milk ...

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  6. Scientists work to create 'super prawn'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

    Move over Ant-Man, scientists are working on a so-called "super prawn", designed to be faster growing and more disease-resistant but just as tasty. But the research may not have as large an effect on the hip pocket or those long Christmas Eve seafood shop lines as you'd expect.

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  7. You probably don't want to hear this but California is using water left from fracking to water cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Yes, it's the waste water left over from fracking. The fracking liquid that contains chemicals we don't know about.

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  8. Chicken owner alleges dirty politics by Newport Township commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    A resident claimed foul play Monday, when he squawked that a township commissioner turned stool pigeon and ratted out his chicken coop for political revenge. "This whole thing is about a political vendetta because I am supporting a young lady for commissioner named Debbie Forgach Zalesky," Tom Pantle said during public comment at the commissioners' meeting.

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  9. Louisiana Senate passes bill for medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Under the legislation, the state Board of Medical Examiners, the Board of Pharmacy and the Department of Agriculture and Forestry would have different roles in developing the rules, regulations and licensing. The therapeutic marijuana could only be ...

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  10. Overweight Diabetics May Live Longer, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The owner of a gun range told a Colorado court that he tried to contact James Holmes after the now-accused Aurora theater shooter tried to apply for a m... -- Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti boldly brewed where no astronaut has ever done so before -- on board the International Space Station. As if she couldn't get any... U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's w... Kearney, Neb.

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  11. INTERPOL Issues Global Alert for Potentially Lethal Illicit Diet DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The owner of a gun range told a Colorado court that he tried to contact James Holmes after the now-accused Aurora theater shooter tried to apply for a m... -- Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti boldly brewed where no astronaut has ever done so before -- on board the International Space Station. As if she couldn't get any... U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's w... Kearney, Neb.

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  12. Markets Rise as Investors Wait For Word on Interest RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The owner of a gun range told a Colorado court that he tried to contact James Holmes after the now-accused Aurora theater shooter tried to apply for a m... -- Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti boldly brewed where no astronaut has ever done so before -- on board the International Space Station. As if she couldn't get any... U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's w... Kearney, Neb.

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  13. Gas Prices Continue Upward TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The owner of a gun range told a Colorado court that he tried to contact James Holmes after the now-accused Aurora theater shooter tried to apply for a m... -- Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti boldly brewed where no astronaut has ever done so before -- on board the International Space Station. As if she couldn't get any... U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's w... Kearney, Neb.

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  14. Plant15 Marks Five Years For High OleicRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Las Vegas Newstrip

    As farmers hustle to the fields for 2015 planting, high oleic soybeans are marking the fifth season in the eastern part of the U.S. soybean-growing region. Beginning in limited areas of Ohio in 2011, high oleic has gradually expanded over the years to the nine states where the varieties will be planted this spring.

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  15. Sustainable, vegan, gluten-free: the trends that are killing cookingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | New York Post

    When a musician who once declared, "There is no difference between eating animals and pedophilia" can cow the Mighty Dolans, MSG's owners, to his whim, something creepy's going on. Morrissey belongs to the vegan lunatic fringe.

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  16. Stronger bonds formed with tragedy-struck Chinese provinceRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    Education officials from a Chinese province which has suffered tragedy on a massive scale were visiting Lincoln University last month. In 2008 an earthquake left nearly 90,000 people dead or missing and millions homeless in Sichuan Province.

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  17. Expo Milano Opens Despite Delays, Denouncements, and RiotsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ... 54 countries that have a national pavilion at the event. Five corporations (including Coca-Cola and New Holland Agriculture) and 16 international or non-governmental organizations (ranging from the European Union to Fairtrade International and the ...

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  18. University says county GMO measure could hamper researchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects. Backers of Measure 2-89, the Local Food System Ordinance of Benton County, say the ordinance is limited to food crops.

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  19. Chemical firm fined $225,000 for Oklahoma pesticide disposalRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    A Tennessee-based agricultural company has been fined $225,000 for the alleged improper disposal of a restricted pesticide in northeastern Oklahoma. U.S. Attorney Danny Williams of Tulsa says Helena Chemical Co.

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  20. Louisiana Senate passes bill allowing medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... use and distribution of the drug. Only 10 pharmacies in the state could fill prescriptions. The Department of Agriculture and Forestry would oversee the state's sole cultivation facility, and patients prescribed the drug would be closely monitored. ...

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