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Ag News Roundup: February 2015
By Karen Macdonald The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced multiple financial aid programs to support agriculture and rural America. Among the available funds are $160 million to support food and agriculture research, education and extension, $16 million...
Mar 12, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Ag News Roundup: January 2015
By Karen Macdonald The New Year started off with a fresh look at the future of agriculture from a variety of viewpoints.  The United Nations underscored the necessity for more efficient food systems to feed a growing population, suggesting that a “paradigm shift” is needed to meet the challenge.  As to who will be...
Feb 9, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Ag News Roundup: December 2014
By Karen Macdonald The end of the year is typically a time for reflection and planning, and agricultural news joined the trend. AgWeb released its “Top 20 Highlights” of...
Jan 8, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Ag News Roundup: November 2014
By Karen Macdonald The twin issues of organic farming and GMOs returned to the news in November. One position stated that organic farming is widespread in developing countries and is better positioned to continue providing sufficient food for our growing population, with GMOs having a...
Dec 3, 2014 9:20 AM ET
Ag News Roundup: October 2014
World Food Day on October 16 focused much attention on the role of the 500 million family farmers...
Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM ET

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