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Economic activity in Brazil tumbled in the first quarter and unemployment climbed to a near four-year high, adding to signals that a looming recession could worsen as President Dilma Rousseff reins in public spending.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Despite a massive outbreak of avian influenza, consumers shouldn't expect to see price increases or shortages in eggs and poultry products at their local supermarkets.
As avian influenza has swept across Minnesota, more than 2.6 million birds have died or been killed to prevent further spread of the epidemic. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday, the first Minnesota agriculture emergency declaration state officials can recall.
It’s happening again.
Area farmland rental rates, which have been rising for years, are shooting higher this fall, too, as farmers and landlords renegotiate rates on land covered by expiring rental contracts.
North Dakota provided regional high Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss says one reading slightly below a growth-neutral 50 doesn't signal a recession. But Goss says the October figure is evidence that the weakness in the national economy has hit the regional economy.
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