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Federal Cleanup Crew Spills 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Mine Waste In Colorado's Animas River
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Monsanto Merger Facing Tough Opposition; EPA Takes Blame for Mining Waste Spill

Several farm and consumer groups are seeking to derail the proposed deal Monsanto has offered to Syngenta as a possible merger/takeover. Ag Professional reports coalitions of opponents are being formed and market analysis are being conducted. It comes though

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Looking to Wrap Up; Price of Meat Remains Unchanged

Following what the L.A. Times called a disappointing round of talks in Hawaii, negotiators for the 12 nations included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership are still hoping to wrap the trade deal up sometime this month. It's almost cer

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Drop in Corn and Soybean Prices; Agricultural Production Up.

Grain farmers should brace for a drop in net incomes this year as the prices for corn, soybeans and wheat have fallen significantly from recent years, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

The latest

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Texas Gulf Coast Braces For Hurricane Rita
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Apps to Show Customized Weather and Soil Data; Partnership Between Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Formed

Iteris, Inc. , a leader in providing information solutions to the transportation and agriculture markets, has entered into an agreement to provide custom weather and soil data to localize growth and disease models for growers via Iteris' precision farming data delivery platform, ClearAg™. Users will gain

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Heavy Rains Pound Southern California
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Federal Judge Rule Against an Idaho Law; They Expect This El Nino to be the Strongest in Recent History

Direct from the pages of the Idaho Statesman: “A federal judge ruled last week that an Idaho law making it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities violates the right to free speech.The effect of th

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Historic Drought Cripples Ranches And Farms In American West
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Deadlines for Federal Crop Insurance Approaching; Trouble Bubbling in the Water Rules

USDA’s Risk Management Agency reminds producers in Idaho, Oregon, Colorado and Washington of the fast approaching 2016 sales closing deadlines for federal crop insurance programs. Producers need to buy, review, or modify their crop insurance policies for most fall-planted crops with winter coverage before the sales closing date of September 30 has passed.

A series of

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Historical Route 66 Increasingly Threatened By Development
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U.S. Highway Trust Fund’s Power Extended; USDA Bring Broadboard to Rural Areas

Farm groups are disappointed that Congress failed to pass a long-term highway funding bill before its August recess. Congress voted to extend the United States Highway Trust Fund's authorization through Oct. 29, the second

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Health Authorities Seek Clues To EHEC Outbreak
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E.coli Bacterium in Humans Found; Federal and State Response to Avian Flu

Scientists with the US Department of Agriculture have found the bacterium that causes E.coli in humans, is more likely to contaminate lettuce when downy mildew is already present. Microbiologist Maria Brandl has been investigating why so many E. coli outbreaks

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High-quality Market Access for Beef Producers; U.S. Diary Increasing Access in Canada and Japan

Beef producers from several countries are calling for a high-quality market access deal on beef to be secured at the TPP ministerial meeting in Hawaii this week. The Five Nations Beef Alliance says after five years of negotiations, the TPP must not be allowed to drift or lose momentum. The FNBA has co

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Fill ‘Er Up! New 7-Cent Per Gallon Gas Tax In Washington State Goes Into Effect Saturday!

Better top off the tank by Friday night!

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Organic Farms Likely To Benefit From Dioxin Scandal
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Fines Handed Out for Importing Tainted Produce; Renewable Fuel Standards Helping Rural Economies

Six companies are facing fines for selling fruits and vegetables imported from Mexico, China, Thailand, and Taiwan that were tainted with pesticides that are banned in the UC. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation says the companies were importing and selling produce to stores that primarily cater to California’s ethnic communities, and that the companies were given ample opportunities to change their methods but chose not to do so. The companies a

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USDA is Teaming Up With Microsoft; July Has Been Busy House Agriculture Committee

USDA will partner with Microsoft to launch the "Innovation Challenge," a contest designed to explore how climate change will impact the United States' food system. The challenge invites entrants to develop and publish new applications and tools that can analyze multiple sources of information about the nation's food supply, including key USDA data sets that are now hosted on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's cloud-computing platform. The challenge o

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