Articles Tagged with ''agriculture''

As California drought continues, USDA makes $20 million in aid available

Interested landowners and others may apply until March 3 for funds.
February 5, 2014
Interested landowners and others may apply until March 3 for funds.
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California drought could mean higher food prices

A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
January 22, 2014
A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
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USDA says new GMO Dow seeds pose no threat to agricultural crops

An analysis of the impact of 2,4-D, the herbicide the plants are designed to resist, will come from EPA.
January 7, 2014
An analysis of the impact of 2,4-D, the herbicide the plants are designed to resist, will come from EPA.
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Frozen food manufacturer recalls over 6.3 million products due to pesticide contamination

Maruha Nichiro Holdings says it has not determined how the pesticides were introduced.
January 2, 2014
Maruha Nichiro Holdings says it has not determined how the pesticides were introduced.
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More than 8 million acres in China too polluted to grow food, official says

Wang Shiyuan, a deputy minister of the Ministry of Land and Resources, gave the statement at a news conference.
December 30, 2013
Wang Shiyuan, a deputy minister of the Ministry of Land and Resources, gave the statement at a news conference.
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Agriculture Secretary announces banner year for agriculture and fishery cooperatives

They set records for sales, revenue and assets in 2012.
October 24, 2013
They set records for sales, revenue and assets in 2012.
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Monsanto eyes growing agriculture-focused information technology market

The biotechnology giant announced the $930 million acquisition of agriculture climate forecaster Climate Corporation.
October 3, 2013
The biotechnology giant announced the $930 million acquisition of agriculture climate forecaster Climate Corporation.
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Former USTR says exports offer 'sea change' for dairy industry

Ambassador Ron Kirk believes dairy exports can help the US economy recover.
October 3, 2013
Ambassador Ron Kirk believes dairy exports can help the US economy recover.
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OSHA: Agriculture industry records highest fatality rate of any sector

The 2012 fatality rate was actually better than 2011’s.
September 25, 2013

Grain engulfments are a major hazard in agricultural production.


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USDA predicts lower agricultural exports in FY 2014

The agency's Economic Research Service forecasts a $5 billion drop.
August 30, 2013

The agency's Economic Research Service forecasts a $5 billion drop.


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