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August 04, 2015

China likely to overtake Indonesia as top raw sugar importer

China is likely to overtake Indonesia to become the world's top raw sugar importer in 2015/16, due to buoyant Chinese demand, Paulo Roberto Souza, president of Brazilian supplier Copersucar, said.
August 03, 2015

"Sugar detox" to lose weight misleads consumers

With summer in full swing, some are encouraging "sugar detox" as a means to better fit into those swimsuits.
August 02, 2015

Florida, Texas, Hawaii sugar growers hire more lobbyists

The Florida Sugar Cane League, the Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers and the Hawaii Sugar Farmers have hired two new firms to lobby for them, Ryan Weston, the Washington executive vice president of all three groups told The Hagstrom Report.
August 01, 2015

U nutritionist: Keep dietary guidance evidence-based

If you follow the mass-media coverage of nutrition science, it seems that dietary recommendations can change almost on a whim.
July 31, 2015

UI animal scientist to serve as Idaho Ag Experiment Station interim director

University of Idaho lactation physiologist Mark McGuire, Animal and Veterinary Science Department head, will serve as interim director of the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station beginning Aug. 2 with the retirement of current director Donn Thill.
July 31, 2015

UI weed scientist retires

When Donn Thill retires today as Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station director, he will cap a 35-year career as a University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences professor andweed scientist.
July 31, 2015

T. G. Schmeiser buys Smart-Till

T. G. Schmeiser Co. Inc. acquired the Smart-Till product line on July 1 from HCC Inc. of Mendota, Ill.
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