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Climate change impacts northwest Iowa - Spencer Daily Reporter

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 7:13pm

Climate change impacts northwest Iowa
Spencer Daily Reporter
Climate change points to a more and more dry ecosystem for the region, which would impact the native plants and animals, agriculture -- and eventually, people. "Storm Lake is very fortunate to have aquifers to ... Even the tiniest bugs play a role in a ...

Peru's agricultural exports surge 23.6% in first half 2014 - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 1:03pm

Peru's agricultural exports surge 23.6% in first half 2014
Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
Other destination markets included Spain, Ecuador, China, Germany, United Kingdom, Colombia, Chile, Canada, Belgium, France and Brasil while new markets included Sri Lanka, Romania, Equatorial Guinea, Malta, Montenegro, Bermudas and Eritrea.

McCain Foods plant closure leaves people in shock - Farm Focus

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 10:00am

Farm Focus

McCain Foods plant closure leaves people in shock
Farm Focus
Earth Action then issued a news release in which Labchuk states the group has long advocated a shift from industrial food production to organic agriculture. “The P.E.I. potato industry only exists thanks to huge direct and indirect subsidies from ...

From apples to liqueur - Farm Focus

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 9:29am

Farm Focus

From apples to liqueur
Farm Focus
... a joint partnership of Agriculture Canada and the Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry,” it said. The goal is to produce a certified organic apple cider liqueur along with other flavoured spirits. “The company expects to ...

McCain Foods plant closure leaves people in shock - The Guardian Charlottetown

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 8:47am

The Guardian Charlottetown

McCain Foods plant closure leaves people in shock
The Guardian Charlottetown
Earth Action then issued a news release in which Labchuk states the group has long advocated a shift from industrial food production to organic agriculture. “The P.E.I. potato industry only exists thanks to huge direct and indirect subsidies from ...

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Brazil angles for Russian market - Gallup: 45 percent of consumers seek ... - Politico

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 8:07am

Brazil angles for Russian market - Gallup: 45 percent of consumers seek ...
Politico
Brazilian chicken producers say they are more than happy to take over as the country's primary source of poultry following news that Russia is blocking the import of most U.S. agricultural goods,” reports Pro Agriculture's Bill Tomson. ... Wednesday ...

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From playing notes to growing oats: A Fed Road Trip - Toronto Star

Organic news feed - August 8, 2014 - 4:25am

Toronto Star

From playing notes to growing oats: A Fed Road Trip
Toronto Star
And unlike the majority of the grains I eat — rice, barley, quinoa — most of which comes from Alberta, Blackbird uses red fife and rye from an Ontario farm, and an organic one at that. Blackwell made some calls and I set out on the road to see for ...

Market share chemical warfare - Boulder Weekly

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 11:19am

Boulder Weekly

Market share chemical warfare
Boulder Weekly
Last summer, June 17 to be exact, one of the volunteers on Margot McMillen's organic farm in Auxvasse, Missouri noticed something funny about the grapes. When McMillen ... Canada has already approved the seeds and herbicide for use. “You understand ...

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6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices - Barron's

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 9:14am

6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices
Barron's
Companies that can generate clean energy, boost crop yields and provide services to the elderly are well-positioned for long-term global trends, namely global warming, agriculture strain and an aging population. But shares ... The short list includes ...

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6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices - Barron's

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 9:14am

6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices
Barron's
Companies that can generate clean energy, boost crop yields and provide services to the elderly are well-positioned for long-term global trends, namely global warming, agriculture strain and an aging population. But shares ... The short list includes ...

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6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices - Barron's

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 9:14am

6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices
Barron's
Companies that can generate clean energy, boost crop yields and provide services to the elderly are well-positioned for long-term global trends, namely global warming, agriculture strain and an aging population. But shares ... The short list includes ...

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6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices - Barron's

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 9:14am

6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices
Barron's
Companies that can generate clean energy, boost crop yields and provide services to the elderly are well-positioned for long-term global trends, namely global warming, agriculture strain and an aging population. But shares ... The short list includes ...

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6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices - Barron's

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 9:14am

6 Mega-Trend Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices
Barron's
Companies that can generate clean energy, boost crop yields and provide services to the elderly are well-positioned for long-term global trends, namely global warming, agriculture strain and an aging population. But shares ... The short list includes ...

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A PILOT SPECIAL REPORT: Climate change impacts NW Iowa - Pilot Tribune

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 12:26am

Pilot Tribune

A PILOT SPECIAL REPORT: Climate change impacts NW Iowa
Pilot Tribune
Climate change points to a more and more dry ecosystem for the region, which would impact the native plants and animals, agriculture - and eventually, people. "Storm Lake is very fortunate to have ... Even the tiniest bugs play a role in a complex the ...

Where does beef come from? Part 1 - A geographic perspective - Michigan State University Extension

Organic news feed - August 7, 2014 - 12:07am

Where does beef come from? Part 1 - A geographic perspective
Michigan State University Extension
Today, the grocery store grind can lull many into a sense of education about the food they buy and eat, but the reality is that the grocery stores generally only present consumers with labels that identify “organic” or a “product of the U.S.” But where ...

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Hemp production on the rise - Globalnews.ca

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 5:22pm

Globalnews.ca

Hemp production on the rise
Globalnews.ca
Manitoba Harvest develops natural and organic hemp-based food products; from hemp hearts to be sprinkled on salads or other foods to things like beverages and protein powders. “Hemp food products ... There's just endless uses for basically a renewable ...

WASHINGTON - The White House says Russia's reported move to ban ... - Castanet.net

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 2:34pm

WASHINGTON - The White House says Russia's reported move to ban ...
Castanet.net
Russia's sanctions will mostly affect Canada's pork industry. Canada's agricultural exports to Russia amounted to $563 million in 2012, according to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and most of them were frozen pork. Canada won't be ... Organic ...

India should not shut itself to GM crops - Hindustan Times

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 12:10pm

India should not shut itself to GM crops
Hindustan Times
Millions of people (in the United States, Canada, China, etc) and livestock have been consuming Bt corn for over 15 years. Europe imports GM ... GM crop cultivation can integrate with conventional practices, etc, including organic farming. If all this ...

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill ... - USDA.gov (press release)

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 11:06am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill ...
USDA.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced continued progress on implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill), which President Obama signed into law nearly six months ago on Feb. 7, 2014.
Farm Bill Implementation ProgressPrairie Star
Updating Farm Bill Implementation at 6-Month MarkSoutheast AgNet

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Manure improves organic forage-grain crop production - Manitoba Co-operator

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 8:44am

Manitoba Co-operator

Manure improves organic forage-grain crop production
Manitoba Co-operator
Organic crop producers can match the productivity of their conventional farming neighbours with a little help from some four-legged friends. Composted ... The Glenlea plots, which were started 23 years ago, are home to Canada's oldest organic rotation ...

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