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Here’s the agri-stories you should read today, February 26, 2014. Today’s stories include more victims of the California drought, initiatives of the USDA to stem childhood obesity, and honeybee losses.
Today’s must-read stories include two stories about the impact of drought. If you like almonds or coffee, be ready for higher prices. Milk producers can expect higher prices this year. Scientists and policymakers are bringing GM crops to Africa.
Today’s must-read stories feature agricultural growth for the United States and China. Honeybees may be spreading disease to bumblebees and one Kentucky couple is helping FFA members get official jackets.
Here’s the agri-stories you should read today, February 20, 2014. Does the chicken industry pit farmer vs. farmer? California cutbacks could eliminate agriculture education. South Dakota’s governor has a pitch for California dairy farmers.
Several of today’s stories are curious. Silicon Valley is planning more investment into agriculture, one project is watering tomatoes with seawater and one Texas town is preventing forest fires with goats.
Today’s must-read stories include a look at California’s drought, a story about how micro loans are helping African farmers grow more crops sustainably, and a bit of history behind America’s first president and his relationship with agriculture.