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Cutting back on fertilizer, pesticide
China, the world’s top producer of rice and wheat, is seeking to cap the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides that have helped to contaminate large swathes of its arable land and threaten its ability to keep up with domestic food demand.
Monday, December, 15, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Jury finds ND potato farmers guilty in crop insurance fraud case
A federal jury in Fargo found Northwood, N.D., potato farming brothers Aaron and Derek Johnson guilty of all felony counts of crop insurance fraud brought against them.
Friday, December, 12, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Jury gets Johnson crop insurance case
The credibility of a convicted felon will be key in a jury’s decision on whether Aaron and Derek Johnson, two third-generation potato farmers who operated out of Northwood, N.D., are guilty of intentionally destroying some of their crops in order to get unfair gains in crop insurance and federal disaster payments.
Thursday, December, 11, 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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Pricey beef, mild weather drag on near-term US cattle prices
U.S. slaughter cattle prices this week may repeat last week’s slump as grocers balk at high-priced beef from packers who are operating their plants at a loss, traders and analysts said. Furthermore, less-threatening weather could temporarily keep cattle weights near record highs, providing more beef to the retail sector, they said.
Tuesday, December, 09, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Water permits approved to supply proposed fertilizer plant in Grand Forks, ND
The North Dakota State Water Commission granted permission Friday for Grand Forks to pump additional water from its wastewater lagoons and the Red River to meet the needs of a proposed fertilizer plant and other industrial users.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Divvying climate funds
As important food producers, small-scale farmers in the developing world should get a significant share of funds raised to help poorer countries adapt to climate change impacts and curb emissions, agriculture officials said at U.N. climate negotiations in Peru.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Reuters - 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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Minnesota farmer brings new approach to water management
On Dec. 3, I had the privilege to share with the Agriculture Committee of the U.S. Senate both my experience as a Minnesota farmer working on water management and my thoughts about how we in agriculture can contribute to improved water quality.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Agweek - News

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China looking to curb fertilizer, pesticide use
China, the world’s top producer of rice and wheat, is seeking to cap the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides that have helped to contaminate large swathes of its arable land and threaten its ability to keep up with domestic food demand.
Friday, December, 05, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Nokota horse conservancy facing dispersal
Frank Kuntz awakens every morning to the reality that 280 living creatures depend upon him for food, water and protection. It’s a responsibility at once terrifying if it went wrong, and profoundly rewarding if it went right.
Friday, December, 05, 2014 - Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune - News

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Ag, conservation can work together, producer says
Eric Johannsen says there’s been a demonization of the American farmer. Especially in South Dakota, and as pheasant numbers declined in past years, outdoor enthusiasts have pointed fingers at farmers and agriculture producers.
Friday, December, 05, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Ag groups want to end port disruptions
West Coast port disruptions are becoming a dire situation for U.S. agriculture. A coalition of 61 ag groups, including several with members in Minnesota and the Dakotas, have appealed to President Barack Obama to take decisive action to override a labor impasse.
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Annual conference caters to many interests
The Upper Midwest harvest is wrapping up, a sure sign that the Prairie Grains conference is nearing.
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Dutch animal farms vulnerable to disease
AMSTERDAM — Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one of the most intensive agricultural sectors in the world make it vulnerable to disease.
Monday, December, 01, 2014 - Reuters - 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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Northern Ag Expo expected to draw thousands
FARGO, N.D. — The 44th annual Northern Ag Expo comes to the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D., on Dec. 2 and 3, featuring 200 exhibitors and a slew of topics and speakers.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Agweek - 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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Wis. rancher pushes for healthy soil
LUCK, Wis. — For decades, Mike Miles has stood up — or sat in — for his beliefs. Now, the Luck, Wis., farmer is determined to make the world better in a small way that has a big impact.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Special to the Pioneer Press - News

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