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U.S, Canada and Mexico Collaborating on Avian Flu; Commercial Ag Drones Booming

The United States, Canada and Mexico have entered an arrangement to enhance collaboration on avian influenza. Along with their poultry and egg industries, the countries signed the agreement this week to work toward harmonizing procedures for responding to possible future detections of the virus...

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Dow Plunges Over 300 Points As Greek Debt Crisis Worsens
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Dow DuPont Merge; Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes a Hit

Dow Chemical and DuPont officially announced an all-stock merger on Friday valued at $130 billion combining two of the biggest and oldest U.S...

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Agriculture Tax Extenders Waiting for Congress OK; Salt Level Battle Between Restaurants and NYC Health Board

Congress has until December 18th or two weeks, to pass tax extenders important to agriculture. The House earlier this year voted Section 179 expensing permanent, among other tax extenders, but the Senate Finance Committee has opted instead to revive the expired measures for 2015 and extend them through 2016...

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Farmers Decide Yea Or Nay On Genetically Modified Crops
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GMO Labeling Battle Drags On; Ag Surplus to Fall to Lowest Level in 10 Years

The food industry may be pushing hard for lawmakers to address GMO labeling in the omnibus, but Sen. Debbie Stabenow says that such a rider is unlikely to get the support companies are hoping for...

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Lawmakers Supporting Highway Funding Bill; Climate Change Could Lead to Non-Producing Fields

Lawmakers are using a compromise highway bill to reverse crop insurance cuts that were part of the two-year budget agreement. The conference agreement of the House and Senate bills is expected to pass through Congress by Friday as lawmakers want to prevent programs from expiring...

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TWB Claims Climate Change Disrupting World Economy; USDA Investing in Water Conservation

The World Bank over the weekend claimed that climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of diseases...

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Farm Equipment Maker Deere Post 27 Percent Drop In Quarterly Profits
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Safeguard Plan Announced for Land, Water and Wildlife; Precision Planting Acquired by Deere

On Tuesday, President Obama announced a plan to safeguard America’s land, water and wildlife by establishing a “no net loss” standard for mitigating impacts on natural resources and encouraging related private investment to deliver better outcomes for the environment...

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Poultry and Hog Farms Face Possible Dioxin Contamination
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Survey Results to Meet Federal Food Safety; USDA $2.5 Million for Farm Service Agency Project

The National Agriculture Statistics Service will collect survey results from produce packers and others to help fruit and vegetable operations preparing to meet new federal food safety requirements...

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Agriculture's Rising Force: Female Farmers
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$6.5 Million to be Received by Crop Farmers; Antibiotics in Fast-Food Meat Supply

During a two-day review of USDA by the House Agriculture Committee, USDA officials said payments to crop farmers for the 2014 crop year are projected to total $6...

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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...

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