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Angola's blooming banana plantations offer new hope for farming
After decades of civil war destroyed Angola's fertile farmland and a booming oil industry pushed out all other commerce, Santa Rodrigo wondered how she could ever bring up her five children in the poverty that surrounded them.
Tuesday, May, 19, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Drought prompts cuts to farm irrigation in California, Oregon
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will cut the amount of federal irrigation water available to farmers along the Oregon-California border to half the annual norm as it grapples with a fourth year of regional drought, the agency said on Friday.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Cabbages trump coffee for Tanzania's climate-stressed farmers
In the small village of Kanji, nestled on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Ludovick Meela is preparing to cut down the rest of the ageing coffee trees on his farm and replace them with vegetables.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Thomson Reuters Foundation - News

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Shrouded in secrecy, one of Africa's biggest land deals stalls
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villagers watched with dread as 100,000 hectares of fertile land they have farmed for generations were handed to Libyan investors with no discussion about the impact on their impoverished communities.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Thomson Reuters Foundation - News

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U.S. Corn Belt farmland values steady but weakness seen
Prices for prime crop land in the central Corn Belt held up better than other regions in the first quarter, but the outlook for low grain prices looked likely to pressure land values and farm incomes further in coming months, according to Federal Reserve quarterly surveys of farm bankers issued on Thursday.
Friday, May, 15, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Monsoon rains to hit southern India on time, could help sowing
India's weather office said on Thursday it expects monsoon rains to hit the southern Kerala coast around May 30, a timely arrival for farmers worried about dry weather from an El Nino weather pattern this year.
Thursday, May, 14, 2015 - Reuters - News

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How one Malian town is trying to fight against hunger
Dust blows through the dry fields of Djimebougou village of central Mali as a dozen men, some in ripped jeans and others in traditional robes, dig into hard-packed sand to reinforce a dyke to channel scarce water onto thirsty fields.
Thursday, May, 14, 2015 - Thomson Reuters Foundation - News

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El Nino has emerged, Asia braces for crop damage
SINGAPORE - In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia. Food prices surged. A closely watched forecast by Japan on Tuesday confirmed its return this year.
Tuesday, May, 12, 2015 - Reuters - News

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El Nino seems all but certain, Asia braces for crop damage
SINGAPORE - In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia. Food prices surged. A closely watched forecast by Japan will confirm its return this year as all but certain now.
Monday, May, 11, 2015 - Reuters - News

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EARC superintendent named
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Chengci Chen, professor of cropping systems for the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and Montana State University College of Agriculture, has been appointed the new superintendent of the Eastern Agricultural Research Center in Sidney, Mont.
Sunday, May, 10, 2015 - - News

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California Governor Brown tells critics of water project: 'Shut up'
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday delivered a spirited defense of his controversial proposals to shore up California's water system, which is straining under years of drought and population growth.
Thursday, May, 07, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Drought forces California into first mandatory rules to save water
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California water regulators on Tuesday adopted the state's first rules for mandatory cutbacks in urban water use as the region's catastrophic drought enters its fourth year.
Wednesday, May, 06, 2015 - Reuters - News

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In India's grain bowl, recent rains ease weak monsoon worries
NEW DELHI - Recent unseasonal rainfall in India has come as a blessing for some farmers as it has replenished reservoirs in parts of the country, allaying concerns stemming from forecasts for a weak summer monsoon this year.
Friday, May, 01, 2015 - Reuters - News

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China to ban water-polluting paper mills, oil refineries
BEIJING - China will ban water-polluting paper mills, oil refineries, pesticide producers and other industrial plants by the end of 2016, as it moves to tackle severe pollution of the country's water supply.
Thursday, April, 16, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Weather Talk: Crops will need moisture soon
Now, with warmer weather, the average precipitation goes up but so do our water needs. Fortunately, this dry weather is following 22 years of generally wet weather, so reservoirs are full. There will be plenty of water for drinking and washing clothes this summer. But if it the dry weather continues, some sort of water restrictions will become necessary at some point.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Big feedlots worry southern Minnesota residents
WESTFIELD TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Ten hog farms sat in a three-mile ring around Lowell Trom’s rural Dodge County home. When an eleventh got a permit, he fought it.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - Minnesota Public Radio - News

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China farm pollution worsens, despite moves to curb excessive fertilizers, pesticides
BEIJING - Farm pollution in China is worsening, despite moves to reduce excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, said the agricultural ministry, urging farmers to switch to organic alternatives to tackle severe soil and water pollution.
Tuesday, April, 14, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Kansas study shows USDA land value surveys below market prices
CHICAGO - Actual farmland prices in Kansas, the top U.S. wheat state, generally run far higher than values shown from surveys of farmland owners conducted by the U.S. Agriculture Department, according to a study by a Kansas State University economist.
Saturday, April, 11, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Big feedlots feed big worries in southern Minnesota
Ten hog farms sat already in a three-mile ring around Lowell Trom’s rural Dodge County home. When an 11th got a permit, he fought it.
Tuesday, April, 07, 2015 - Minnesota Public Radio News - News

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Oregon governor expands drought declaration
PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a drought emergency on Monday in three southern and central Oregon counties, expanding upon earlier drought declarations the Democrat made in March, as the state faces record low snowpack levels.
Tuesday, April, 07, 2015 - Reuters - News

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