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Harvard buys up water rights in drought-hit wine country
Harvard University has quietly become one of the biggest grape growers in California’s drought-stricken Paso Robles wine region, securing water well drilling permits to feed its vineyards days before lawmakers banned new pumping, according to records reviewed by Reuters.
Friday, January, 23, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Butterfield Foods files reply to HSUS allegations
Officials of a chicken slaughter plant in southwest Minnesota say they have filed an official response to allegations they fail to completely kill chickens before removing their feathers with scalding water.
Thursday, January, 22, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Cattle feed convenient resource for birds
Starlings can be a major problem for livestock producers in the northern Plains in the winter. “During a year like our last one, when the weather is particularly cold and the ground is snow-covered, these birds are looking for convenient food sources,” North Dakota State University Extension Service dairy specialist J.W. Schroeder says. “Unfortunately, cattle-feeding areas provide these sources.”
Monday, January, 19, 2015 - - News

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Farm Bureau presents award to Vilsack
SAN DIEGO — The American Farm Bureau Federation, though legally a nonpartisan organization, is known as Republican-leaning. But recently, its leaders gave Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a Democrat, an award for his performance in office.
Monday, January, 19, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Extension sessions update ag professionals
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Nitrogen fertilizer is too expensive to waste and too useful to skimp on — and determining the proper amount to apply to crops can be difficult, said Fabian Fernandez, nutrient management and water quality specialist in the University of Minnesota’s department of soil, water and climate.
Monday, January, 19, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Anti-corporate farming, urban ag among topics in state legislatures
FARGO, N.D. — Against a backdrop of strong livestock prices and declining crop commodity prices, state legislative agriculture committees in the area are looking for ways to help farmers and ranchers thrive.
Monday, January, 19, 2015 - Agweek - News

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RRV diversion project gets boost from conservation program
Farmers and landowners in the Red River Valley were big winners in funding for a new Natural Resources Conservation Service program announced Jan. 14.
Thursday, January, 15, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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China bans US poultry, eggs imports amid avian flu fears
China has banned all imports of U.S. poultry, poultry products and eggs amid recent reports of highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza found in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
Tuesday, January, 13, 2015 - Reuters - News

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WOTUS collaboration
You have got to be kidding me — production agriculture ‘embrace’ the EPA clean water regulations?” it asked, not really seeking an answer.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - - News

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Minn. ag land property taxes rising
I received my proposed 2015 property tax letter several weeks ago. The statement says I can expect tax on agricultural land to go up a modest 5.8 percent. This is on top of increases for eight previous years that has averaged 15.9 percent per year.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - - News

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The rhythm of chore season
TOWNER, N.D. — A friend of ours was visiting for a couple of days recently, so I extended the courtesy that I usually extend to our honored guests — the chance to help with chores. You know, get out in the cold and the wind, cut some twine off the hay bales, carry a few feed buckets.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Agweek - News

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HSUS alleges cruelty at Minn. chicken plant
FARGO, N.D. — A southwest Minnesota food company denies allegations from an animal rights group that it scalded alive spent laying hens, and says there is no concern the company will interrupt its production.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Oats moving higher
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Soybean futures had a good run since October — up $1.50 per bushel, including a bump of close to 40 cents Jan. 5. Even more impressive from a Canadian farmer’s perspective, the Canadian dollar sank from 93 cents U.S. to 84 cents since June. That’s a 10 percent boost in Canadian prices.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Roberts confirmed as ag committee chair
WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was confirmed as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Jan. 9, and becomes the first person to have chaired both the House and Senate Agriculture committees in modern times.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Special to Agweek - News

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Pharmaceutical executive joins Symbiota
Symbiota, a start-up agricultural plant health company planning to tweak the capabilities of wheat, corn, soy and other crops in ways that improve yields, has named a former pharmaceutical executive as its president and CEO.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Official: CAR fighters must embrace farming
ROME — A full-scale food crisis has been averted in Central African Republic following a bout of sectarian bloodletting, but unemployed young men will need jobs for peace to hold in the agriculture-dependent country, a United Nations official says.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Thomson Reuters Foundation - News

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Australian wildfires threaten wine production
SYDNEY — Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the specter of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region.
Monday, January, 12, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Minn. wetland restoration program signup under way
Sign-up began Jan. 5 for the 2015 Reinvest In Minnesota Wetlands Conservation Easement program and will continue through Jan. 30. The state has set aside $24 million to entice landowners to enroll marginal lands in the permanent easement program during this period.
Friday, January, 09, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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HSUS alleges cruelty at Minn. chicken plant; company denies claims
A southwest Minnesota food company denies allegations from an animal rights group that it scalded alive spent laying hens, and says there is no concern that the company will interrupt its production.
Wednesday, January, 07, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Rules and regulations require precise language
As the 64th Legislative Assembly gets underway in North Dakota, landowners should be aware of a number of legislative items that might be addressed. It is possible that several bills introduced in recent sessions might be reintro- duced in some form.
Monday, January, 05, 2015 - Agweek - News

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