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Study uses farm data to aid in slowing evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds
The widespread evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is costing farmers, especially through decreases in productivity and profitability. Although researchers and industry personnel have made recommendations to slow this evolution, an understanding of the patterns and causes of the resistance has been limited.
Wednesday, May, 20, 2015 - University of Illinois, Urbana - News

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EU says Europe's bathing waters have become cleaner, some still polluted with ag waste
Europe's inland and coastal waters have become cleaner and nations such as heavily-indebted Greece and Cyprus boast some of the most pristine bathing spots, according to this year's EU report on water quality, published on Wednesday.
Wednesday, May, 20, 2015 - - News

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Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Master Gardeners hear a lot of "garden gripes," the most prevalent of which is dealing with weeds.
Wednesday, May, 20, 2015 - University of Minnesota Extension - News

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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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Growing Together: 50 tips for May gardening
I enjoy our weekly visits so much it's difficult for me to choose between the many possible topics. This week, 50 pieces of timely May information floated in my head, and each could make an entire essay. Because I couldn't decide, here are all 50 age-old gardening tidbits in bite-size form.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Mozart-loving chickens could create healthier nugget
In barns filled with classical music and lighting that changes to match the hues outside, rows of chickens are fed a diet rich in probiotics, a regimen designed to remove the need for the drugs and chemicals that have tainted the global food chain.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Reuters - 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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Minnesota Legislature reaches buffer zone agreement
Minnesota lawmakers and agriculture interests reached a compromise on buffer strips around water that delays requiring the 50-foot buffers the governor sought, but problems remained Sunday night and negotiations continued.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Timely rains boost crop prospects
Farmers throughout the region are ahead of schedule planting crops, and they are grateful for rains that have allayed some concerns about drought. Here is how farmers and input suppliers in west-central Minnesota recently described their situation when Agweek came through the area to check on progress.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Expert: Don’t worry about eating eggs during bird flu outbreak
With the recent avian influenza outbreaks in commercial poultry flocks in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa, South Dakotans should not be worried about eating eggs, explains Lavonne Meyer, South Dakota State University Extension food safety field specialist.
Sunday, May, 17, 2015 - - News

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Devils Lake flooding causes ag losses in North Dakota
The current estimate of cropland that will be lost to the lake in 2015 is 133,888 acres, according to Jeff Frith, manager of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board, and Bill Hodous, North Dakota State University Extension Service Ramsey County agent.
Sunday, May, 17, 2015 - - News

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May rains welcome in region
The rainfall of the past several days surely put the stop on crop planting operations across the Red River Valley region, but it's a small price to pay for what appears to be a "drought-busting" rain. Nearly all of North Dakota and western Minnesota have been in at least moderate drought this spring, with the fear building that had it not rained the drought would have gone from moderate to severe. That is unlikely to happen in the near term.
Saturday, May, 16, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Soaking rains end drought in much of Red River Valley
Soaking rains that have fallen over the past two weeks have ended drought conditions that parched much of the Red River Valley, and more rain is in the forecast.
Friday, May, 15, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Grilling demand drives U.S. ‘choice’ beef price to record high
Wholesale U.S. choice-grade beef hit an all-time high on Thursday, spurred by supermarkets stocking up on tight supplies for the May 25 Memorial Day holiday, the kickoff of the summer grilling season, traders and analysts said.
Friday, May, 15, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Mergers and acquisitions activity in Israel shifts beyond high tech
When one of China's biggest food companies was looking to boost its dairy output, it turned to Israel's tiny market, paying about $1.1 billion for control of the country's largest food maker.
Thursday, May, 14, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Settlement reached in dairy farm solid waste regulation case
A settlement has been reached in a case where a U.S. federal court ruled for the first time that manure from livestock operations could be regulated as solid waste.
Thursday, May, 14, 2015 - - 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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CME live cattle futures jump on beef price bounce
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle gained Wednesday on short-covering following a snapback in wholesale beef values, traders said. June closed up 0.500 cent per lb to 151.975 cents, and August 1.000 cent higher at 150.650 cents.
Wednesday, May, 13, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Study finds higher returns with pulse crops than fallow
Wheat growers who grow both pea and wheat in their fields are likely to lessen the economic risks of farming while maintaining the same level of profits as those who grow only wheat or leave a field fallow, according to a group of Montana State University scientists.
Wednesday, May, 13, 2015 - MSU News Service - News

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