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express
Chimp held 17 years in squalid solitary cage finally released in tearjerking clip- but sadly Joe has always lived alone at The Mobile Zoo. The standard of care
Chimp held 17 years in squalid solitary cage finally released in tearjerking clip
express / Posted yesterday
- but sadly Joe has always lived alone at The Mobile Zoo. The standard of care at The Mobile Zoo was so poor that even US Department of Agriculture filed an official complaint against the facility last year. He lived in a tiny barren enclosure... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Syngenta deal shows farm theme still intactcapital items. The situation has been exacerbated by the continuing strength of
Syngenta deal shows farm theme still intact
Investors Chronicle / Posted yesterday
capital items. The situation has been exacerbated by the continuing strength of the US dollar and a recent warning from the US Department of Agriculture that global exports of primary produce will remain under pressure through 2016. Despite these... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lured by Early Warm Weather, Scorpions Emerge to Swarm Arizona Homesa scorpion’s sting are inevitable and the reactions can range from scary to biz
Lured by Early Warm Weather, Scorpions Emerge to Swarm Arizona Homes
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
a scorpion’s sting are inevitable and the reactions can range from scary to bizarre. Israel Leinbach, a biologist for the US Department of Agriculture in Hawaii who spent years in Phoenix researching bark scorpions, described the pain as “the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
TO DOGarden Club Meeting, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 1 p.m.; Speaker Matthew G
TO DO
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Garden Club Meeting, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 1 p.m.; Speaker Matthew Gearhart, Law Enforcement Officer of the US Department of Agriculture. May 19-22: Warren Players presents "A Tale of Casadaga," Library Theatre, 7 p.m. Thursday... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
CCWD To Publicly Address Arnold Pipeline Project Impactsofficials estimate that the new pipeline should last 75 years. The work is bein
CCWD To Publicly Address Arnold Pipeline Project Impacts
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
officials estimate that the new pipeline should last 75 years. The work is being funded using nearly $1.4 million in US Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding; a USDA loan of over $2.6 million; and $1.3 million in local matching monies from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016 Budget - Presidency VS NASS Fiasconot new. It has been around since 1924 when E.Hilton Young advocated for its us
2016 Budget - Presidency VS NASS Fiasco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
not new. It has been around since 1924 when E.Hilton Young advocated for its use by the then British Budget Authority. The US Department of Agriculture again adopted a form of ground up system of budgeting as the first formal use of Zero Based... Read more
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The Economic Times
Signs of lower crop in India, global cues may sustain cotton price rallyAs per the latest data from US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the country ex
Signs of lower crop in India, global cues may sustain cotton price rally
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
As per the latest data from US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the country exported upland cotton totalling 104,797 running bales last week, which was sharply up by 24 per cent from the previous week. Delay in sales of its giant state cotton... Read more
8d
News 8000
Earth Day City award goes to Viroqua, includes grantFriday was Earth Day and the US Department of Agriculture is awarding a local c
Earth Day City award goes to Viroqua, includes grant
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
Friday was Earth Day and the US Department of Agriculture is awarding a local community a grant for upgrades to an old facility. The City of Viroqua has been named the 2016 National Earth Day City which comes with financial assistance to help update... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Program Encourages Seniors to Visit Farmers MarketsLaktash. Each season, she gets ten $3 vouchers to spend at participating farme
Program Encourages Seniors to Visit Farmers Markets
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
Laktash. Each season, she gets ten $3 vouchers to spend at participating farmers market vendors. Funding comes from the US Department of Agriculture. “It’s a great program because it benefits not only the older adults that receive the checks,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The US' first chief data scientist says there's never been a better time to be someone interested in public dataabout this? The National Institutes of Health have a person who is focused on n
The US' first chief data scientist says there's never been a better time to be someone interested in public data
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
about this? The National Institutes of Health have a person who is focused on new ways of thinking about data. So does the US Department of Agriculture. Even USAID. So everyone is thinking about data as a force multiplier. Where do you see the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA could cut maize output againWhile the nation is the sub-Saharan region’s second-biggest producer of wheat,
SA could cut maize output again
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
While the nation is the sub-Saharan region’s second-biggest producer of wheat, it’s still a net importer, according to the US Department of Agriculture. Read also: SA imports white maize from America “Any rainfall that we might receive from today... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drought compounds Mekong water crisisVietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar produce about 62 million metric t
Drought compounds Mekong water crisis
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar produce about 62 million metric tons of rice, or 13 percent of global output, US Department of Agriculture data show. The river accounts for as much as 25 percent of the global freshwater catch and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mekong water crisis compounded by rice-killing droughtof Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar produce about 62 million tonne
Mekong water crisis compounded by rice-killing drought
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
of Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar produce about 62 million tonnes of rice, or 13% of global output, US Department of Agriculture data show. The river accounts for as much as 25% of the global freshwater catch and provides... Read more
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Business Insider
The next generation of GMO food is here, and it's technically not a GMOregulated by USDA Biotechnology Regulatory Services." This comes on the heels
The next generation of GMO food is here, and it's technically not a GMO
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
regulated by USDA Biotechnology Regulatory Services." This comes on the heels of a letter released last week in which the US Department of Agriculture said that it wouldn't regulate a mushroom that had been gene-edited with the same type of CRISPR... Read more
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Daily Mail
Increased carbon dioxide could make growing food easier- half of the projections show an increase in yield and half a net decline. Br
Increased carbon dioxide could make growing food easier
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
- half of the projections show an increase in yield and half a net decline. Bruce Kimball, a retired researcher with the US Department of Agriculture who has studied crop-carbon dioxide interactions, said the paper does 'a good job on a huge... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fatal mauling of 'tiger whisperer' prompts investigation at Florida zoodeath got under way on Saturday, the Animal Legal Defense Fund issued a strongl
Fatal mauling of 'tiger whisperer' prompts investigation at Florida zoo
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
death got under way on Saturday, the Animal Legal Defense Fund issued a strongly worded statement calling on OSHA and the US Department of Agriculture to launch an immediate inquiry and impose “the maximum penalty” on Palm Beach zoo for what it... Read more
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16d
Boston Globe
US government to buy wild blueberries to help prop up pricesPORTLAND, Maine — The US Department of Agriculture will buy up to 30 million po
US government to buy wild blueberries to help prop up prices
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The US Department of Agriculture will buy up to 30 million pounds of wild blueberries to help stabilize prices and supply in one of Maine’s signature industries. The members of Maine’s congressional delegation told the Associated... Read more
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16d
Boston Globe
Thieves targeting California almonds, walnutsany other state, with a combined value of $9.3 billion in 2014. Almonds alone w
Thieves targeting California almonds, walnuts
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
any other state, with a combined value of $9.3 billion in 2014. Almonds alone were valued at $5.9 billion, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The high value of nuts grabbed the attention of criminal organizations, who are exploiting... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Everything you think you know about genetically modified food is about to changeIn a letter released to the public on Thursday, the US Department of Agricultur
Everything you think you know about genetically modified food is about to change
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
In a letter released to the public on Thursday, the US Department of Agriculture said that it won't regulate a mushroom that has been gene-edited to prevent it from turning brown. This is widely different from the approach it's taken with GMOs,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Everything you think you know about genetically modified food is about to changeIn a letter released to the public on Thursday, the US Department of Agricultur
Everything you think you know about genetically modified food is about to change
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
In a letter released to the public on Thursday, the US Department of Agriculture said that it won't regulate a mushroom that has been gene-edited to prevent it from turning brown. This is widely different from the approach it's taken with GMOs,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
California cracking down as crime rings steal truckloads of nuts worth millionsthan any other state with a combined value of $9.3bn in 2014. Almonds alone wer
California cracking down as crime rings steal truckloads of nuts worth millions
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
than any other state with a combined value of $9.3bn in 2014. Almonds alone were valued at $5.9bn, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The high value of nuts grabbed the attention of criminal organizations, who are exploiting... Read more
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17d
The Age
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this yearfutures reached the highest since August, while corn rose to its highest this y
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this year
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
futures reached the highest since August, while corn rose to its highest this year. The gains come one day after the US Department of Agriculture predicted bigger global crop stockpiles. Even with the supply news, optimism for demand is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this yearfutures reached the highest since August, while corn rose to its highest this y
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this year
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
futures reached the highest since August, while corn rose to its highest this year. The gains come one day after the US Department of Agriculture predicted bigger global crop stockpiles. Even with the supply news, optimism for demand is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this yeara bushel on the CBOT, after touching $US3.7725, the highest since December 18.
Soybean futures at highest since August, corn highest this year
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
a bushel on the CBOT, after touching $US3.7725, the highest since December 18. Photo: FDC The gains come one day after the US Department of Agriculture predicted bigger global crop stockpiles. Even with the supply news, optimism for demand is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hot, hot day; food shortage fearedabout the direction of the market in the medium term,” Mohanty said, referring
Hot, hot day; food shortage feared
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
about the direction of the market in the medium term,” Mohanty said, referring to mid-to-late 2016. Citing data from the US Department of Agriculture, Mohanty noted that the world’s five major exporters—India, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan and the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Wheat imports to hit decade high as weather woes curb output: Surveywill not match the estimated about 10-million-tonne drop in output, given its s
Wheat imports to hit decade high as weather woes curb output: Survey
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
will not match the estimated about 10-million-tonne drop in output, given its stockpiles of the grain. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), India's wheat stocks will dwindle to 17.2 million tonnes in 2015-16 from a record 24.2... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAstockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European Union harvests a bigger crop, a US Department of Agriculture report showed. World inventories of wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons,... Read more
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The Age
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAstockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European Union harvests a bigger crop, a US Department of Agriculture report showed. World inventories of wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAstockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European Union harvests a bigger crop, a US Department of Agriculture report showed. World inventories of wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAstockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European Union harvests a bigger crop, a US Department of Agriculture report showed. World inventories of wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mozzie repellent clearedsuggests it can be sexually transmitted through semen. Deet - the chemical dev
Mozzie repellent cleared
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
suggests it can be sexually transmitted through semen. Deet - the chemical developed to assist jungle warfare by the US Department of Agriculture in World War II - is a common active ingredient in insect repellents. "Zika is an issue we have... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Authorities crack down on illegal soringwalking horses. Writing in his blog, Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane So
Authorities crack down on illegal soring
Horse and Hound / Posted 21 days ago
walking horses. Writing in his blog, Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) said the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is ready to crack down on soring. The practice of using chemical and mechanical... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA citrus farmers fork out to curb diseasetotal output, the group said. South Africa vies with Egypt to be the world’s l
SA citrus farmers fork out to curb disease
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
total output, the group said. South Africa vies with Egypt to be the world’s largest exporter of oranges, according to the US Department of Agriculture, and the local industry employs an estimated 100 000 people. Exports account for 80 percent of... Read more
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Weekly Times
US aims to toughen rules on organic eggsrequirements for hens and spell out what it means for them to have access to th
US aims to toughen rules on organic eggs
Weekly Times / Posted 23 days ago
requirements for hens and spell out what it means for them to have access to the outdoors. Proposed requirements from the US Department of Agriculture aim to increase confidence among consumers about what it means when food products carry an... Read more
23d
The Courier Mail
US aims to toughen rules on organic eggsrequirements for hens and spell out what it means for them to have access to th
US aims to toughen rules on organic eggs
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
requirements for hens and spell out what it means for them to have access to the outdoors. Proposed requirements from the US Department of Agriculture aim to increase confidence among consumers about what it means when food products carry an... Read more
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WALB Albany
South Ga. farmers make plans for planting peanutsharvest time," said Executive Director for the Georgia Peanut Commission Don Ko
South Ga. farmers make plans for planting peanuts
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
harvest time," said Executive Director for the Georgia Peanut Commission Don Koehler. Because of this year's surplus, the US Department of Agriculture is working to send 500 metric tons of packaged, dry roasted peanuts to school children in... Read more
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DW
Americans told to cut their sugar intake in half |adults are at an unhealthy weight But many health campaigners and environmenta
Americans told to cut their sugar intake in half |
DW / Posted 24 days ago
adults are at an unhealthy weight But many health campaigners and environmental groups say the guidelines - devised by the US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services - fall short of expectations by not including... Read more
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iol.co.za
Research finds bacon is more ‘green’ than a head of lettuceare calorie-to-calorie. A reason for the research was to test the validity of
Research finds bacon is more ‘green’ than a head of lettuce
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
are calorie-to-calorie. A reason for the research was to test the validity of the dietary recommendations made by the US Department of Agriculture. These apparently guide what is provided nationally in US state schools. At the moment, the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Stockfeed exports take a hitrundown in the nation’s huge corn stockpiles. The Asian nation holds about hal
Stockfeed exports take a hit
Weekly Times / Posted 25 days ago
rundown in the nation’s huge corn stockpiles. The Asian nation holds about half the world’s corn stockpiles, which the US Department of Agriculture estimates to be 112 million tonnes. This stockpile has doubled in the past five years as... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US government cracks down on letting zoo visitors play with lion and tiger cubszoos’ lucrative practice of allowing members of the public to play or feed exot
US government cracks down on letting zoo visitors play with lion and tiger cubs
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
zoos’ lucrative practice of allowing members of the public to play or feed exotic cats such as tigers and lions. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has acquiesced to pressure from animal welfare groups to stamp out the use of cubs as... Read more
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The Star
US’ ThunderRidge to cook up a stormshe said at the “Welcoming US Beef Back to Malaysia” reception organised by the
US’ ThunderRidge to cook up a storm
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
she said at the “Welcoming US Beef Back to Malaysia” reception organised by the Foreign Agricultural Service (representing US Department of Agriculture overseas) and the US Meat Export Federation recently. Friend said her company was also... Read more
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Weekly Times
Parched Ethiopia lifts imports Parched Ethiopia lifts importsdrought in Ethiopia triggered by the El Nino weather pattern could double the n
Parched Ethiopia lifts imports Parched Ethiopia lifts imports
Weekly Times / Posted 26 days ago
drought in Ethiopia triggered by the El Nino weather pattern could double the nation’s wheat imports, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The African nation is in the middle of its worst drought in 50 years, which has left almost... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Winona Area Humane Society hosts Kitten ShowerSchool Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa
Winona Area Humane Society hosts Kitten Shower
KTTC Rochester / Posted 28 days ago
School Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing season The US Department of Agriculture has released their 2016 Prospective Plantings report for Minnesota and Iowa. Farms around the... Read more
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28d
The Borneo Post
El Nino ‘heats up’ change for plantations2011 in which CPO price surge to RM3,800 per MT as inventory drop to 1.48 milli
El Nino ‘heats up’ change for plantations
The Borneo Post / Posted 28 days ago
2011 in which CPO price surge to RM3,800 per MT as inventory drop to 1.48 million MT,” he opined. Lim noted globally the US Department of Agriculture has also estimated lower soybean production at 320.21 million MT. He believed the forecast... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Warriors See Bright Future At QuarterbackSchool Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa
Warriors See Bright Future At Quarterback
KTTC Rochester / Posted 29 days ago
School Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing season The US Department of Agriculture has released their 2016 Prospective Plantings report for Minnesota and Iowa. Farms around the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing season The US Department of Agriculture has released their 2016 Prospective Planting
Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing season
KTTC Rochester / Posted 29 days ago
The US Department of Agriculture has released their 2016 Prospective Plantings report for Minnesota and Iowa. Farms around the area like David... Read more
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29d
KTTC Rochester
Funeral for Hunter Bergo held at Lanesboro High SchoolMinnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa farmers
Funeral for Hunter Bergo held at Lanesboro High School
KTTC Rochester / Posted 29 days ago
Minnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing seasonMinnesota and Iowa farmers gear up for growing season The US Department of Agriculture has released their 2016 Prospective Plantings report for Minnesota and Iowa. Farms around the area like David... Read more
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29d
Boston Globe
Maple syrup makers fight to protect their sweet brandmillion maple trees yielded 1.4 million gallons of maple syrup in 2015 — 40.7 p
Maple syrup makers fight to protect their sweet brand
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
million maple trees yielded 1.4 million gallons of maple syrup in 2015 — 40.7 percent of the nation’s total, according to US Department of Agriculture data. Massachusetts produced 75,000 gallons, Maine 553,000 gallons, and New Hampshire... Read more

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