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Nigeria finds an H5 strain of bird flu in poultry
Nigeria said on Friday it had quarantined two poultry farms in the north and south of the country after detecting an H5 strain of bird flu in both, giving no further details on the strain.
Friday, January, 16, 2015 - - News

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Nigeria H5N1 bird flu spreads
ABUJA, Nigeria — An outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigerian poultry farms has spread to four more states, raising the total of affected areas to 11, the agricultural and rural development minister said Jan. 29.
Monday, February, 02, 2015 - - News

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Nigeria H5N1 bird flu now in 7 states, suspected in 140,000 birds
An outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigeria has spread to 21 commercial farms in seven different states, with more than 140,000 birds having been exposed to the virus, the agriculture minister says. Authorities say the deadly virus had arrived in Lagos, in the southwest, and Kano, in the north, last week.
Thursday, January, 22, 2015 - - News

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New crop insurance to benefit poor farmers in developing countries
Governments from Mongolia to Nigeria are creating new forms of insurance to protect the developing world’s small farmers, who are suffering especially badly from extreme weather events made worse by global warming, a new study says.
Thursday, January, 29, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Climate change a ‘threat multiplier’ for farming-dependent states
Climate change and food insecurity are “threat multipliers,” and 32 countries dependent on farming face an “extreme risk” of conflict or civil unrest in the next 30 years, a global analytics firm says.
Wednesday, October, 29, 2014 - Thomson Reuters Foundation - News

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Niger confirms H5N1 bird flu outbreak: OIE
PARIS - Niger has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu earlier this month in the southern town of Maradi, the World Organization for Animal Health said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, April, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Currency weakness offsets crude decline
BULOBA, Uganda — From the coffee plantations of Uganda to the maize fields of Zambia, the collapse in world oil prices has so far brought few benefits for African farmers, with stubbornly high pump prices and voracious middle-men maintaining a squeeze on margins.
Monday, January, 05, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Heineken sharpens sales techniques to target undecided drinkers
BRUSSELS - Heineken plans to replicate its most successful sales techniques across the world as the beer industry battles for the third of drinkers who only chose a product after arriving at a bar or store.
Thursday, May, 07, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Production estimates grow
As of the July 31 close, September Minneapolis was down 11.75 cents, September Chicago was 7.75 cents lower, and September Kansas City lost 5.5 cents. Wheat futures were trading 7 to 13 cents higher the morning of Aug. 1.
Monday, August, 04, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Favorable weather for harvest
Wheat struggled last week, but overall managed to end the week with only minor changes.
Monday, September, 29, 2014 - Agweek - News

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