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Texas men arrested for cattle theft

October 30, 2018 — BASTROP, Texas — Charles Robert Holmes II, 56, of Del Valle and Christopher Lamont Richards Hill, 45, of Bastrop have been indicted and arrested for felony cattle theft. The arrests are the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special

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Fighting world hunger can be profitable for ag biotech firms

October 29, 2018 — LINCOLN, Neb. — New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln shows that agricultural biotechnology companies can do well by doing good. Agricultural economists Konstantinos Giannakas and Amalia Yiannaka found that companies can profit by lowering the price of genetic-modification technology in hunger-stricken areas when consumers

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World Bank study highlights cost of unsafe food in developing countries

October 26, 2018 — A World Bank study released this week finds that the impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. The study, "The Safe Food Imperative: Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," says that

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Hot foods purchases approved for SNAP recipients in 23 Georgia counties; also in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia

October 24, 2018 — WASHINGTON — To provide relief from the impacts of Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service will allow participants in the USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 23 Georgia counties to buy hot foods with their benefits through Nov. 17, 2018.

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Salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef; to date 120 people in 22 states sickened

October 24, 2018 — CDC continues to advise consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. More information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-10-18/index.html. Updates: Sixty-three more ill people have

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African Swine Fever, trade disputes to disrupt global pork market

October 23, 2018 — DENVER ) — China, both the top producer and consumer of pork, has been stricken with African Swine Fever in 10 provinces all while being involved in a deepening trade war with the U.S. The Chinese have taken action, by culling almost 50,000 hogs in

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African Swine Fever has been confirmed in Belgium

September 14, 2018 — Although it has not been officially reported to the OIE yet, preliminary reports indicate that African Swine Fever has been confirmed in two wild boars near the southern village of Étalle, in the province of Luxembourg, which is located eight miles (12 kilometers) from the

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Nov. 27 Crop Progress Report

November 27, 2017 — Nov. 27 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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Nov. 20 Crop Progress Report

November 20, 2017 — Nov. 20 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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November 6 Crop Progress Report

November 6, 2017 — Copy: Oct. 30 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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Oct. 30 Crop Progress Report

October 31, 2017 — Copy: Oct. 23 Crop Progress Report Infogram

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October 23 Crop Progress Report

October 23, 2017 — Oct. 23 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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October 16 Crop Progress Report

October 16, 2017 — Copy: Oct. 10 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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Crop Progress: Week ending Oct. 8

October 10, 2017 — Oct. 10 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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October 2 Crop Progress Report

October 4, 2017 — Welcome: Your first projectInfogram

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Interactive USDA Crop Report

September 25, 2017 — Interactive crop report based on the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Crop Progress report. Click on the name of each commodity to see a detailed report.

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USDA Crop Progress Report for Sept. 10

September 12, 2017 — The following data are from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending Sept. 10, 2017. CORN SORGHUM SOYBEANS   PASTURE AND RANGE; TOPSOIL & SUBSOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS

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USDA Crop Progress Report for Aug. 27

August 29, 2017 — The following data are from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending Aug. 27, 2017. CORN   SORGHUM SOYBEAN   PASTURE AND RANGE   TOPSOIL AND SUBSOIL MOISTURE  

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Crop Progress report shows continued gains on five-year average in planting progress, sustained moisture quality statewide

April 22, 2016 — Crop planting in Colorado is inching closer to — or in the case of potatoes and sugar beets, ahead of — the five-year average for this time of year, according to the Crop Progress and Condition report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Late March storms brought

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Colorado Crop Progress report shows uptick in planting, positive outlook across the board

April 15, 2016 — With dry weather and cool temperatures, farmers finally had the chance to get out in the fields and make up for deficits the state faced in planting progress at the beginning of April. In last week's Colorado Crop Progress and Condition report released by the

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