Agriculture Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. House budget deal held up on mandatory spending snagRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... the target deficit reduction numbers. A large portion of the proposed budget savings would need to come from agriculture programs, such as food stamps, because the tax writing committee was constrained to come up with money as it worked through its ...

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  2. EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide banRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington. Pruitt's schedule shows he met with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris for about a half hour on March 9 during a conference held at a Houston hotel.

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  3. Costs of Being a DadRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 at $233,610 ($284,570 adjusted for inflation). That is for ...

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  4. Vulnerable 'Chokepoints' Threaten Global Food Security, Experts WarnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    More than a dozen supply chains and trade routes that facilitate global food trade are vulnerable to unforeseen crises or climate change, according to a new report. Analysts at Chatham House, the U.K.-based think tank, released a report Tuesday identifying 14 critical junctures, or "chokepoints," through which large volumes of global food trade pass that could be vulnerable to major disruption if they are not properly maintained-an issue that could adversely affect global food supply and prices.

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  5. Zimbabwe's agriculture sector said to secure $478mn financing package to curb food shortagesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Zimbabwe's government secured a $478mn loan from an energy company and three banks to finance the 2017/18 summer farming season, aimed at curbing the food crisis caused by the long drought, the state-owned newspaper the Herald reported on June 26. The paper reported that the government and local energy company Sakunda Holdings had signed an agreement that would see three banks - CBZ bank, Barclays and the local unit of Ecobank -provide the capital to mainly fund production of maize and soya. Earlier this year, the UN said that about 5,000,000 people in Zimbabwe, which is half of the country's rural population, will recquire assistance by 2018 due to the ongoing drought in southern Africa.

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  6. New Study Finds Cats Most Likely Domesticated ThemselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Neatorama

    Cats are truly amazing creatures, and since humans have never been able to fully tame those tiny tigers it's not all that surprising to hear a new study has found cats pretty much domesticated themselves. But this discovery does seem to indicate that cats like humans as much as we like them, a secret the Feline Illuminati would kill to keep under wraps.

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  7. Horticultural field day tipped as bigger and better this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  8. GMO Testing Market Worth 2.34 Billion USD by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SBWire

    The report "GMO Testing Market by Trait , Technology , Crop Tested, Processed Food Tested, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The GMO testing market is estimated to be valued at USD 1.58 Billion in 2017. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2017 to 2022, to reach 2.34 Billion by 2022.

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  9. Garrison Keillor: Partying with the engineersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    A splendid week in Norway and now it's good to be back home, driving around town in my old beat-up Volvo and listening to the Drifters. Norway is a land of bicycles and public transit, lean healthy long-legged people striding up into the hills, but I love my car where I can add a bass vocal to "At night the stars they put on a show for free, and, darling, you can share it all with me."

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  10. Andrew Liveris Receives the 2017 Global Leadership Award from the U.S.-India Business CouncilRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 ...

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  11. Global Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market 2017 :...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... growth. The Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters market has several applications in the field of packaging, agriculture, food processing, construction, mining, automotive, aerospace, energy, and semiconductor manufacturing.The Wheelchair ...

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  12. Bird Flu: South Africa's neighbours ban poultry importsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... "The restriction is a precautionary measure to avoid equal infection here as well as protect our people," agriculture minister Patrick Ralotsia told Reuters. Zimbabwe imposed a similar ban while Namibia also halted imports from Belgium which has ...

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  13. Cellulant at forefront of fostering trade between Kenya & GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Cellulant, a Pan-African FinTech Company headquartered in Nairobi, is happy to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with the Kenya Trade Expo Ghana 2017 during a ministerial visit at Cellulant offices in Nairobi, by H.E Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Awal - Ghana's Minister for Business Development. The agreement is part of an effort to encourage continued trade between the two countries and expand digital payment services to various sectors, particularly in Agriculture.

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  14. Financial Contrast: NETGEARRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... analytics solutions, as well as ClearPath Weather, its road-maintenance applications, and ClearAg, its precision agriculture solutions. NETGEAR, Inc. designs, develops and markets networking solutions and smart connected products for consumers, ...

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  15. The fair went great'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Paulding Progress

    PAULDING The Paulding County Fair has come and gone again, and its reception has been one of much discussion since its end. Dan Howell, vice president of the Paulding County Agricultural Society, and Sue Miller, board secretary, recently communicated with the Progress regarding the fair's events, attendance and other information.

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  16. Confidence higher than everRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Rabobank's latest rural confidence survey was at the highest level in its history, which dates back to early 2003. The most notable jump in confidence was among sheep and beef farmers, with sentiment lifting from 9% last quarter to 53%, Rabobank New Zealand general manager for country banking Hayley Moynihan said.

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  17. Tegel outlook positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    ... Philippines, where it secured its first sales. To reinforce the strategic focus, Tegel continued to invest in agriculture and processing assets to support sales growth, efficiency and savings. The focus on cost saving initiatives and continuous ...

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  18. Bees swarm, kill dog in Florida backyard: - They were relentless'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    ... be able to keep hives in the city." There are no city codes barring beekeeping, and the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services regulates and inspects beekeepers. Leonard, who also has a 10-year-old Rottweiler that was inside the home ...

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  19. Markets 'underpricing' arabica coffee futures, says MarexRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

    Marex Spectron signalled optimism over a recovery in arabica coffee futures, saying that current values "underprice" a looming output deficit, amid a rash of selling by momentum funds also evident in the cotton market. The London-based commodities house said that price signals from cash markets for arabica coffee were "finally turning", flagging relatively strong values of Colombian and Brazilian supplies compared with New York futures.

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  20. PHOTOS: Ag Dept. and Agency on Aging host CentralaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    From left, Beth Stevens, and Genevieve Craig, both of York City, and Lena Hilbert, of Dover Borough, are offered samples of samples of a cantaloupe and blueberry compote with Greek yogurt and granola by Dept. of Agriculture Intern Megan Anderson during a cooking demonstration sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and York Area Agency on Aging at Central Market in York City, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

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