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2014/09/17 13:44
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The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)WIKIMEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCESEmerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis), insects that are invasive in North America...
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2014/09/17 11:12
2014/09/17 11:12
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What do Grand Theft Auto, US coal exports and juicy steaks have in common? Other than being unhealthy in large doses, they are the subjects of recent studies on pollution footprints that reach some...
2014/09/16 19:23
2014/09/16 19:23
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If you are around people involved in agriculture, the question “What’s the market doing?” will eventually come up. While there may be variations – “How’s the market?” or “Anything going on in the...
2014/09/15 14:53
2014/09/15 14:53
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Over 46 million Americans, more than one in seven, received food-purchasing assistance through federal aid programs in June, according to US government data. In June 2014, there were nearly 46.5...
2014/09/14 13:43
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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data suggest that India will produce 30 million bales of cotton in the season starting August 1 while China will produce 29.5 million bales. The reduction is...
2014/09/14 10:31
2014/09/14 10:31
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World leaders are condemning the beheading of a British aid worker by the global Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror organization. High-ranking members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been...
2014/09/14 02:42
2014/09/14 02:42
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Touted as the ultimate superfood and an essential ingredient in everything from mezze to marzipan: the humble almond has never been so popular. But with prices at a nine-year high, almonds are in the...
2014/09/12 00:54
2014/09/12 00:54
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The cold snap is raising some concerns about crops in our area. The US Department of Agriculture predicted a record corn crop this year but that could be slowed by an early frost or freeze. Those...
2014/09/11 22:23
2014/09/11 22:23
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Meet Dr. Rolfe Bryant, research chemist.Describe what you study and what you do at DBNRRC.At DBNRRC I examine rice for its cooking and processing qualities. In other words, I determine if new rice...
2014/09/11 20:43
2014/09/11 20:43
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If Norman Ernest Borlaug were a Roman Catholic, he could be declared a saint immediately. The Church begins the canonisation process five years after the death of the candidate and requires the person...
2014/09/09 20:16
2014/09/09 20:16
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Labels are important – not just for clothing – but also for music, electronic gear and literature. Labels also are import for the food and agriculture industries. Over the past 20 years, consumer...
2014/09/09 18:36
2014/09/09 18:36
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CarryOn Bags is teaming up with local Fairfield schools, Hy-Vee and First United Methodist Church to start a program to feed youth who lack food to eat on weekends. According to the US Department of...
2014/09/09 04:42
2014/09/09 04:42
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The ecological revolution has reached the United States government’s farm support programme: a report from the National Academy of Sciences shows that chemical fertilisers and insecticides do not...
2014/09/05 16:21
2014/09/05 16:21
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Could a healthy diet speed up global warming? Eating according to US government guidelines would raise greenhouse gas emissions, claims study Researchers at the University of Michigan say following...
2014/09/05 12:39
2014/09/05 12:39
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Twenty-six species of Cryptosporidium have been recognised and 18 species declared non-valid in a recent shake-up of the parasite's taxonomy using DNA sequencing techniques. Cryptosporidium is the...
2014/09/05 07:55
2014/09/05 07:55
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Researchers have found that older women whose diets involve potassium-rich foods may be at a reduced risk of stroke and have a greater life expectancy than women consuming less potassium-rich...
2014/09/04 21:24
2014/09/04 21:24
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Researchers making progress in helping people with severe food allergies MILWAUKEE - The first week of school is underway, which means kids are settling back into their classrooms and routines. For...
2014/09/04 01:29
2014/09/04 01:29
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THE US Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $US13 million ($A14.07 million) in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen. IN July, Governor Sean...
2014/09/03 19:16
2014/09/03 19:16
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Consumers have increased purchases of butter for five straight years, while margarine sales have dropped. US prices for butter are higher than those from other producing nations, signaling American...
2014/09/03 06:34
2014/09/03 06:34
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Maize is transferred from one grain cart to another during harvest in Illinois. The US government predicts record harvests of maize and soya beans this year. Photo: Bloomberg THE INVESTMENT binge in...
2014/09/17 13:44
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