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Boston Globe
Drought takes major toll on region’s wildlife and cropsin particular, require a significant amount of water to grow. “It may be that
Drought takes major toll on region’s wildlife and crops
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
in particular, require a significant amount of water to grow. “It may be that folks this Halloween have to get out a little earlier to secure their jack-o’-lanterns,” said John Lebeaux, commissioner of the Department of Agricultural... Read more
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The Herald News
This little piggy went into a neighbor's yard and Westport is dealing with another animal problemtrade" and that the property is permitted to have up to 250 pigs on site. Sant
This little piggy went into a neighbor's yard and Westport is dealing with another animal problem
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
trade" and that the property is permitted to have up to 250 pigs on site. Santos urged Andrade to contact National Agricultural Resources Conservation Services about devising a suitable farm and conservation plan for the property. The farm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Singapore Firm to Invest U.S.$100 Million in Akwa IbomAdiel had said that the company which is faith based none profit organisation i
Singapore Firm to Invest U.S.$100 Million in Akwa Ibom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Adiel had said that the company which is faith based none profit organisation is in the state to explore the abundant agricultural resources to help create wealth and open up employment opportunities that would engage the people... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Divided Camarillo Council approves town house developmenthour traffic than most industrial uses. Councilman Bill Little said that under
Divided Camarillo Council approves town house development
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
hour traffic than most industrial uses. Councilman Bill Little said that under the language of the Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources initiative, the council wouldn't step over city boundaries and develop into county land. He said the... Read more
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New Kerala
Climate change: Trade liberalization could buffer economic losses in agriculture - newkerala.com #109967sounds, it actually translates to losses of 2.5 trillion US Dollars and is comp
Climate change: Trade liberalization could buffer economic losses in agriculture - newkerala.com #109967
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
sounds, it actually translates to losses of 2.5 trillion US Dollars and is comparably higher for regions with limited agricultural resources with respect to growing agricultural demand, for example the Middle East, Africa and India. In... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Debate over SOAR raises questions about motivesquestions about what was really motivating the supporters of each one. Attorne
Debate over SOAR raises questions about motives
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
questions about what was really motivating the supporters of each one. Attorney Richard Francis said Save Open-space & Agricultural Resources measures should be renewed until 2050 to preserve the area's quality of life for the foreseeable... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Judges reach verdict — on state’s best tomatoesbusinesses. “We want people to remember that we have a thriving agricultural e
Judges reach verdict — on state’s best tomatoes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
businesses. “We want people to remember that we have a thriving agricultural economy in Massachusetts,” Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner John Lebeaux said. “We have 7,700 farms doing about a half a billion dollars in business... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change: Trade liberalization could buffer economic losses in agriculturesounds, it actually translates to losses of 2.5 trillion US Dollars and is comp
Climate change: Trade liberalization could buffer economic losses in agriculture
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
sounds, it actually translates to losses of 2.5 trillion US Dollars and is comparably higher for regions with limited agricultural resources with respect to growing agricultural demand, for example the Middle East, Africa and India. In... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield 4-H fair draws crowdsgroups performed. Taking it all in were about 1,000 visitors, along with Commi
Pittsfield 4-H fair draws crowds
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
groups performed. Taking it all in were about 1,000 visitors, along with Commissioner John Lebeaux from the state Dept. of Agricultural Resources. "The Commonwealth is very supportive of 4-H Fairs and Agricultural Fairs across the state," said... Read more
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Daily Herald
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantriesSen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantries
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like an obvious way to put the state's agricultural resources to work. "It's a small thing that we can do to encourage farmers to donate," he said. Lawmakers... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantriesSen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantries
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like an obvious way to put the state's agricultural resources to work. "It's a small thing that we can do to encourage farmers to donate," he said. Lawmakers... Read more
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Island Packet
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantriesSen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like
Farmers seek tax credit for donations to food pantries
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Rich Funke, the sponsor of the tax credit, said the tax credit seems like an obvious way to put the state's agricultural resources to work. "It's a small thing that we can do to encourage farmers to donate," he said. Lawmakers... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Appeals court won’t overturn Camarillo SOAR decision, clearing path to ballotFriday afternoon, clearing the way for residents to vote on the land-preservati
Appeals court won’t overturn Camarillo SOAR decision, clearing path to ballot
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
Friday afternoon, clearing the way for residents to vote on the land-preservation initiative. The Save Open-space & Agricultural Resources, or SOAR, measure would renew until 2050 a law that places a growth boundary around the city. It also... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Land company goes to appeals court to get Camarillo SOAR measure off ballotsued the city of Camarillo in July over the petition process that was used to q
Land company goes to appeals court to get Camarillo SOAR measure off ballot
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
sued the city of Camarillo in July over the petition process that was used to qualify the initiative. Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources measures, enacted in the 1990s and 2000s across the county, require voter approval for development of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Camarillo SOAR measure can stay on ballot, judge rulescase in front of him and he did an admirable job of dealing with the arguments,
Camarillo SOAR measure can stay on ballot, judge rules
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
case in front of him and he did an admirable job of dealing with the arguments," he said. The various Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources measures, enacted in the 1990s to 2000s, require voter approval for development of protected farmland... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Agricultural Land Use Debated on November Ballotand agricultural land. In a previous article we explained Measure C to you, it
Agricultural Land Use Debated on November Ballot
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 11 days ago
and agricultural land. In a previous article we explained Measure C to you, it would keep the current save open space and agricultural resources, also known as SOAR program in place through 2050. It protects open space by ensuring that citizens... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of Zimbabwe Develops Flood Prediction Systemwarn people," he said. The MESA training programme that started yesterday is b
University of Zimbabwe Develops Flood Prediction System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
warn people," he said. The MESA training programme that started yesterday is being attended by delegates from 15 member countries and will end on August 26. The workshop is running under the theme "Managing Environmental and Agricultural Resource... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Judge to rule Tuesday on pulling Camarillo’s SOAR measure from ballotO'Neill did not indicate in remarks from the bench Monday how he would rule on
Judge to rule Tuesday on pulling Camarillo’s SOAR measure from ballot
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
O'Neill did not indicate in remarks from the bench Monday how he would rule on the case involving the Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources measure for Camarillo. But in questions and comments since Friday, he has supported following the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Combating housing and anti-growththe United States has more effective protections against urban sprawl,” says th
Combating housing and anti-growth
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 14 days ago
the United States has more effective protections against urban sprawl,” says the website of SOAR, aka Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources, a family of growth-controlling ballot measures. Those SOAR protections have been fixed in the laws... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shoddy oversight sowed second farm animal cruelty caseto be acting as the town’s primary farm inspector despite repeatedly being refu
Shoddy oversight sowed second farm animal cruelty case
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
to be acting as the town’s primary farm inspector despite repeatedly being refused a license by the state Department of Agricultural Resources, was placed on administrative leave by the town last week. Michael Cahill, director of the Division... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shoddy oversight sowed second farm animal cruelty caseto be acting as the town’s primary farm inspector despite repeatedly being refu
Shoddy oversight sowed second farm animal cruelty case
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
to be acting as the town’s primary farm inspector despite repeatedly being refused a license by the state Department of Agricultural Resources, was placed on administrative leave by the town last week. ‘The Board of Health and some of its... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Deadline looming for ruling on Camarillo SOAR measuresaid city officials failed to provide proper legal notice of the intent to circ
Deadline looming for ruling on Camarillo SOAR measure
Ventura County Star / Posted 16 days ago
said city officials failed to provide proper legal notice of the intent to circulate the petition for the Save Open-space & Agricultural Resources measure set to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. Calleguas has sued over the measure, calling it invalid... Read more
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Herald Sun
NSW govt buys back coal mining licenceAustralia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Governme
NSW govt buys back coal mining licence
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Australia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Government giving due consideration and priority to agricultural resources, a 12 billion dollar industry in NSW," NSW Farmers president Derek Schoen said in a statement. "The... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW govt buys back coal mining licenceAustralia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Governme
NSW govt buys back coal mining licence
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
Australia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Government giving due consideration and priority to agricultural resources, a 12 billion dollar industry in NSW," NSW Farmers president Derek Schoen said in a statement. "The... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW govt buys back coal mining licenceAustralia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Governme
NSW govt buys back coal mining licence
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
Australia's most productive agricultural land. "It's wonderful to see Government giving due consideration and priority to agricultural resources, a 12 billion dollar industry in NSW," NSW Farmers president Derek Schoen said in a statement. "The... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Open Space in Ventura County To Be Decided on November Ballotballot. A vote for Measure C, would continue the current SOAR program through
Open Space in Ventura County To Be Decided on November Ballot
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 18 days ago
ballot. A vote for Measure C, would continue the current SOAR program through 2050. SOAR stands for “Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources,” it’s a program that is currently in effect and has been for the last two decades. “It basically... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
U of I Extension to host rotational grazing system workshopW. Pines Road.Topics will include potential benefits of managed rotational graz
U of I Extension to host rotational grazing system workshop
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
W. Pines Road.Topics will include potential benefits of managed rotational grazing; evaluation of a farm’s biological and agricultural resources; laying out grazing paddocks to fit landscapes; and water, fencing and stocking to maximize... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. drought reassessment planned as farms survey crop damageand we’re doing a pretty significant amount of outreach to them to first get an
Mass. drought reassessment planned as farms survey crop damage
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
and we’re doing a pretty significant amount of outreach to them to first get an understanding.” The state Department of Agricultural Resources on Friday was circulating to farmers a survey assessing the extent to which Bay State farmers have... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Top state environmental issue: drought "very serious issue"and we're doing a pretty significant amount of outreach to them to first get an
Top state environmental issue: drought "very serious issue"
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
and we're doing a pretty significant amount of outreach to them to first get an understanding." The state Department of Agricultural Resources on Friday was circulating to farmers a survey assessing the extent to which Bay State farmers have... Read more
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The Herald News
Most animals relocated from Westport farm to temporary sheltertime getting people to step up to be animal inspectors so the board members agr
Most animals relocated from Westport farm to temporary shelter
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
time getting people to step up to be animal inspectors so the board members agreed to volunteer. The state Department of Agricultural Resources appoints inspectors based on recommendations from towns. With two inspectors ousted, Westport has one... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
2 inspectors have duties revoked after dead animals foundinjured animals, makeshift cabins, burning trash and illegal stoves at a Westpo
2 inspectors have duties revoked after dead animals found
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
injured animals, makeshift cabins, burning trash and illegal stoves at a Westport farm in July. The state Department of Agricultural Resources says health board chairman John Colletti and board member Karl Santos no longer have inspection... Read more
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Ventura County Star
$200,000 signature drive nearly depletes funds of SOAR rivalout," she said. SUSTAIN VC is competing against an initiative to renew a measu
$200,000 signature drive nearly depletes funds of SOAR rival
Ventura County Star / Posted 24 days ago
out," she said. SUSTAIN VC is competing against an initiative to renew a measure formally called Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources. Both require voter approval for development of protected farmland and open space in unincorporated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs On 2016 Winter Seasondrought, farmers are advised to continue to conserve water and other resources
Environmental Affairs On 2016 Winter Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
drought, farmers are advised to continue to conserve water and other resources in accordance with the Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act 1983, (Act No. 43 of 1983). Livestock is reportedly in reasonable to poor condition, but grazing... Read more
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Boston Globe
For Mass. farmers, the ongoing drought is no jokeincreased farmers’ costs and cut into their profits, said John Lebeaux, commiss
For Mass. farmers, the ongoing drought is no joke
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
increased farmers’ costs and cut into their profits, said John Lebeaux, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources. “They’ll pay their bills, and there just won’t be as much left over at the end of the year,” Lebeaux... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Revolution That Matters to Africaour full contribution to society until our collective investment is matched wit
The Revolution That Matters to Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
our full contribution to society until our collective investment is matched with jobs along the value chains of Africa’s agricultural resources. Jobs are the multiplier effect of social investments. Unless more Africans are joining - and being... Read more
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Minda News
Burma (Myanmar) and the Philippines: change is coming?mostly cornered by Thai and Chinese investors. China and Thailand have invested
Burma (Myanmar) and the Philippines: change is coming?
Minda News / Posted 30 days ago
mostly cornered by Thai and Chinese investors. China and Thailand have invested and placed much interest over Burma’s huge agricultural resources and river tributaries for Thailand and China’s food and power requirements. The Philippines on the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
County council sets dates for public hearingsreduce resource wastes; reduce historical site demolition; promote community; p
County council sets dates for public hearings
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted a month ago
reduce resource wastes; reduce historical site demolition; promote community; promote efficiency in the use of natural and agricultural resources; focus development in and around previously developed areas; and ensure cost-effectiveness for future... Read more

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