THIS WOMAN WRITES What Richard Dawkins Teaches Us about God
Many Christians get angry at prominent atheist Richard Dawkins because he speaks out so forcibly against Christianity, God, and the Bible.
It's silly, really, to get angry at such an angry man, one w... Posted on 4/17/15 at 2:30 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
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STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT "How Will We Feed the World?"
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STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Soccer in the Jungle
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FARM BLEAT Education: Minnesota-style
A couple of years ago, I splurged and bought a year-long pass to the great state parks of Minnesota. I had visions of visiting every one of them if not throughout the state, at least those right here... Posted on 2/7/12 at 9:05 PM
DAKAR - Thousands of Malian refugees are facing food shortages in Mauritania because of a delayed rations shipment and a shortage of funding, as donors juggle several global crises, an official from the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is the 2015 winner of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security.
The Thai government lowered its forecast for this year's main-crop rice output by over 2 million metric tons, according to the latest report from the Office of Agricultural Economics, as the major rice-producing nation battles with a severe drought.
The United Nations must destroy hundreds of metric tons of substandard food it imported for distribution to survivors of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, a senior Nepali government official said on Monday.
Surprisingly strong rains in an El Nino year, typically marked by droughts in parts of Asia, have eased concerns of a lower crop output in the region. But weather forecasters are not convinced, warning of severe dryness in the autumn months.
The price of water is rising steeply in Yemen, which may run out of water for its 25 million people, experts say, adding to the misery caused by Arab air strikes and the civil war ravaging one of the world's poorest and driest countries.
Martina Roemmelt-Fella, who owns a small, family-run turbine manufacturer in Bavaria, should be a cheerleader for a trade deal between Europe and the United States that promises to ease the flow of goods and services across the Atlantic.
FrieslandCampina, one of Europe's biggest dairy companies, has boosted its stocks of condensed milk and infant formula in Greece in anticipation of stockpiling by consumers, a company spokesman said on Monday.
Australia tightened rules on Monday requiring overseas investors to declare holdings of agricultural land in order to strengthen oversight, amid concerns that Australia is losing control of its own food security.
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Security Council and U.N. aid chief Stephen O'Brien on Thursday pushed for more aid and commercial access to Yemen, where a near total blockade by Saudi Arabia has slowed shipments to the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country to a trickle.
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