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  1. Is Cultured Beef The Future Of Burgers? ProbablyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Step aside meat packing plants. That's because a newer innovation called culture beef - also called culture meat - could take the center stage.

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  2. Kate Middleton's Frivolous Spending: Demands Self-Sustaining...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    Queen Elizabeth is quite furious with Kate Middleton's frivolous spending. The Duchess of Cambridge has demanded that a gardener - or several - be hired to plant and maintain a self-sustaining garden at Anmer Hall.

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  3. Celebrating Spartans: MSU President Reflects on Global Impact InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    With the backing of the MSU Board of Trustee's this newly launched program will grow the university's ability to perform cutting-edge research that will impact the world's toughest problems. On Monday Sheri Jones sat down with President Simon and talked to her about Michigan State's worldwide impact and how it furthers the university's land grant philosophy.

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  4. Politically correct gluten-free, vegan, organic jeans are hereRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    These new jeans put out by Naked & Famous may be the most politically correct textiles ever! Of course it begs the question, why? Are people really asking for gluten-free, organic and vegan clothing? Well, vegan isn't new really or very surprising seeing how vegan shoes and apparel have been around for a long while. But gluten-free? Is anyone out there really trying to eat their pants? But seriously, what does this all mean and is it important to you? Is there really any value to them? Let's see and break it down.

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  5. Why more food stamp recipients are now required to workRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Assistance Program , often referred to as food stamps, which is administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture . More than 45 million people receive food stamp benefits in the U.S. But the work requirements at issue apply only to some of ...

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  6. Already battered, Venezuela struggles with oil slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Fernando Zambrano filled water jugs from mountainside trickles in the La Pastora neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela. With water costly and in short supply, residents wait for hours to fill their bottles.

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  7. Gayton farmer wins plea for house 'to avoid benefits'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Lynn News

    A farmer pleaded with councillors today to allow him to build a house on his land to help expand his business and avoid having to rely on benefits to survive. Planning officials said the case put forward by Andrew Richardson for the property at Cherry Tree Farm, Winch Road, Gayton, fell "well short" of the standard needed to justify the proposal.

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  8. Open letter feud: ICCO and cocoa producer group at odds on farmer inclusivityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Confectionery News

    Sako Warren, secretary general of the International CoCoa Farmers Organization - a Dutch-based group representing 600,000 farmers across the globe - wrote an open letter to the ICCO's executive director Dr Jean-Marc Anga calling for greater cooperation to address cocoa sustainability. Warren said the ICCFO will host a Global Cocoa Farmers Conference in the Dominican Republic from 20 to 21 May 2016, just a day before the ICCO's World Cocoa Conference begins at the same venue "due to the absence of a forum for cocoa farmers and farm workers in the official program".

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  9. Presidential Candidate of the Democratic Republic of Congo Bernard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WebWire

    Acclaimed entrepreneur, philanthropist and candidate for the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo Bernard Katompa has been invited and indeed has accepted with pleasure the designation of dais orator at the at the Marriott West Loop Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas, to be held on the 25th of February. The evidence is clear - According to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization , 73% of working women in the DRC are farmers, representing 50% of that country's agricultural workforce.

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  10. Four generationsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Http

    ... next generation is going to carry on," said Mallory's grandfather George Paul. "There's going to be a future in agriculture and there's going to be a future in the rest of the family. It just carries on that far." The American FFA Degree is bestowed ...

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  11. Dow And DuPont Lay Out Merger PlanRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... savings as well as $1 billion in growth synergies. About 10% of the cost cutting will come from R&D, mostly in agriculture, where executives see redundancies in work on seed traits. When an analyst pointed out during the conference call that the ...

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  12. View AllRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    February 9, 2016 Major General Timothy Orr addressed lawmakers on January 27 in his annual Condition of the Guard. more>>>> February 4, 2016 Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for sexual slavery, forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation.

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  13. Besi Usa Recognized as Defense Industry Innovation LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    UNIVERSITY PARK, IL, November 21, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Biomass Energy Systems, Inc. , a leading alternative engineering firm specializing in technology for renewable energy innovations, is set to showcase at the annual Defense Innovation Technology Summit in Austin, TX, December 1-3, 2015. A woman-owned company, BESI is being recognized at the Summit as a leader and top defense innovator across all branches of defense technologies.

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  14. Comunalidad as the Axis of Oaxacan Thought in MexicoRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2015 | Brad brace

    ... felt the effects of these laws the most; not so much Oaxaca, where flat lands appropriate for mercantilist agriculture are scarce, and the greatest capitalist use of plains and plateaus included livestock in the areas where private property today is ...

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  15. CAO Colombia TintoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Keepers of the Flame

    Using unusual tobaccos from countries not known for their tobacco production is a good way to appeal to the novelty-driven cigar smoker. Use fire-cured pipe tobacco in a cigar? Sure, I'll try it.

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  16. Pesticide plan a threat to yieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Salisbury Journal

    New pesticide regulations designed to stop the decline of bees could mean yield decreases of up to 50 per cent PROPOSED European legislation to tighten pesticide regulations and the definition of endocrine disruptors has the potential to cost UK agriculture more than A 905 million, according to a report commissioned by AHDB, which assessed the estimated financial impact of the loss of crop protection active substances which might be defined as EDs under the new EU hazard-based approach. AHDB chairman Peter Kendall said: "The ability of UK farmers and growers to seize their share of growing market opportunities depends on having the right tools to become the most efficient and sustainable food producers they can.

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  17. Why Consumers Pay More for Organic Foods? Fear Sells and Marketers Know itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    An extensive review of more than 200 published academic, industry and government research reports into why consumers adopt organic product purchasing behaviors was conducted by Academics Review - a non-profit led by independent academic experts in agriculture and food sciences. This review was then supplemented with an assessment of more than 1,000 news reports, 500 website and social media account evaluations and reviews of hundreds of other marketing materials, advertisements, analyst presentations, speeches and advocacy reports generated between 1988 and 2014.

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  18. Surrounded by diamonds, villagers go hungry in drought-hit ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    Shylet Mutsago, a 63-year-old who lives near the diamond fields of Marange, cannot hide her anger over how mining in this gem-rich part of eastern Zimbabwe has failed to improve the lives of local people. From a distance she watches as companies turn the ground over in search of the alluvial diamonds, releasing clouds of red dust into the sky.

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  19. 11 Lessons 2012 Secessionists Offer AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and return true political power to the people." P. Matthew Cauley has farmed and worked for the US Department of Agriculture and in international agriculture for many years. He's been a member of local organizations such as the Augusta Regional ...

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  20. The unintended consequences of sustainability policiesRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | Examiner.com

    An issue that has recently found a niche among certain members of the local public policy tinkering class is how to deal with Excel Dairy , a 1,500-head dairy operation near Thief River Falls. This particular operation has lately been a favored whipping boy for some and is their de facto standard bearer for so-called "factory farming" operations statewide.

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