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Scientists want ‘rewilded’ crops to boost agriculture
Scientists should “re-wild” food crops by inserting lost genetic properties of ancient, edible plants in order to boost agricultural output for a growing population, a new study says.
Wednesday, December, 17, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Russia might break promise to avoid curbing grain export
Russia might be forced into protecting domestic bread prices from the country’s currency crisis later in the 2014 to ’15 marketing year, analysts say, challenging government pledges to avoid curbs on grain exports.
Tuesday, December, 16, 2014 - - News

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Recommendations for calf health, nutrition
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Minimizing the stress of weaning, marketing and shipping can have a large impact on the bottom line.
Monday, December, 15, 2014 - - News

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Commodity policy choice
When it comes to developing policy prescriptions to deal with the dynamic of long periods of low prices interrupted by much shorter periods of high prices, two approaches are possible.
Monday, December, 15, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Weather expert: Mixed bag on 2015 growing season
Though the first half of the Upper Midwest 2015 growing season should be favorable, the second half could bring challenges, including the possibility of “one of the hottest summers on record,” according to an area weather expert.
Thursday, December, 11, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Minn-Dak sugar beet payment estimated at $36.86 per ton
Shareholders of Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., can expect a low beet payment at $36.86 per ton for their 2014 crop, with an additional $3 per ton contingency to be paid out if processing goes well.
Tuesday, December, 09, 2014 - Agweek - News

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UAE-Egypt to grow desert wheat
Egypt and two companies from its strong backer United Arab Emirates have embarked on an ambitious plan to grow wheat in the desert that could boost the Cairo government’s credibility, if successful. Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat importer, has long aspired to become self-sufficient in its staple food through various schemes, including reclaiming land in its desert wastelands.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Reuters - News

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India, US sign border agreement
American farmers could find it easier to deliver food, particularly perishables, to foreign customers under an agreement between India and the U.S. that was ratified by the World Trade Organization General Council, according to U.S. trade officials.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Modeling production needs in 2050
The challenge of feeding an additional 2 billion people by 2050 has generated considerable discussion since 2009 when the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization suggested we would need to increase agricultural production by 70 percent between 2005 and 2007 to feed 9 billion in 2050. Others have used the figure of 100 percent.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Agweek - News

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The U.S. challenges WTO in a meat labeling dispute, analysis criticizes federal crop insurance and N.D. grazing-lands group plans to meed in Minot, N.D.
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Proper cow nutrition saves future headaches
Cattle roundups have occurred at an elevated pace recently. A cherished goal is extra days of grazing, but weather trumps almost everything. The many forgotten little things are the real driving forces determining when the cattle need to come home.
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Climate-smart agriculture
The United Nations held a Climate Summit during the fourth week of September 2014 in preparation for more intensive work at the Lima Climate Change Conference this December and the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate Change (COP 21).
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Agweek - News

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US lodges new appeal at WTO in meat labeling dispute
The U.S. lodged an appeal on Nov. 28 to challenge a World Trade Organization ruling it says failed to bring its meat labeling laws into line with global trade rules. Canada and Mexico won a WTO ruling three years ago that said the U.S. rules illegally discriminated against imported meat.
Friday, November, 28, 2014 - - News

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Expect slow ag machinery sales
The farm equipment and implement business is bracing for a correction in corn- and soybean-dependent areas of the region. Dealers expect to be buoyed by livestock-related diversification, turf and construction areas in 2015.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Elevators: prices slow train demand
Grain elevators in the region are complaining less about railroads falling behind on freight delivery schedules, in part because farmers aren’t anxious to sell grain at recent lower prices.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Cull deep enough
During fall ranchers need to start culling cows. The cows have dedicated their lives to the operation, but there is no reward. The cows must produce or move to the pen destined for market.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Agweek - News

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A proposed N.D. meat plant plans to launch an investor campaign, AGCO in Jackson reduces its workforce and a fire destroys Mitchell, S.D., CHS Farmers Alliance.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Agweek - News

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NDSU students develop method to raise honeybees in a lab
FARGO, N.D. — Elliott Welker is the scientist who wants to be a beekeeper, and Garett Slater is the beekeeper who wants to be a scientist. Last summer, the North Dakota State University students worked together to complete a difficult task: develop a method of rearing honeybee larvae in a laboratory.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - - News

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Few schools adhered to nutrition standards before USDA imposed strict standards
NEW YORK — Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture set strict standards for nutrition for federally reimbursable lunch programs, less than 2 percent of middle or high schools would have measured up.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Pope says food commodity speculation hurts fight against hunger
Pope Francis condemned speculation in food commodities and greed for profits on Thursday, saying they were undermining the global fight against poverty and hunger. Addressing a United Nations conference on nutrition, he called on rich nations to share their wealth and denounced waste, excessive consumption and unequal distribution of food.
Thursday, November, 20, 2014 - - News

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