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January 27, 2015

Sugar and diabetes: What does the American Diabetes Association say?

The American Diabetes Association's (ADA) most recent Position Statement, Nutrition Therapy Recommendations for the Management of Adults With Diabetes, provides important nutrition advice that can be used by everyone, not just people with diabetes.
January 26, 2015

Agri-Action set for Feb. 5-7 in Twin Falls

TWIN FALLS, Idaho—The Agri-Action farm and ranch trade show will return to Twin Falls Feb. 5-7 at the Expo Center at the College of Southern Idaho.
January 25, 2015

Organic conference targets cover crops

Enhancing the fertility of soils through the use of cover crops will be the focus of an organic conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls.
January 25, 2015

California growers turn sugarbeets into energy

Struggling sugarbeet growers in the San Joaquin Valley are turning their crop into energy instead of sweetener. A cooperative of nine sugarbeet growers just opened a demonstration biorefinery south of Fresno.
January 25, 2015

Governor seeks to expand Oregon’s GMO authority

A bill proposed by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber seeks to expand the authority of state farm regulators over genetically engineered crops.
January 24, 2015

GM sugarbeets save Idaho, Oregon growers millions

BOISE—The adoption of Roundup Ready sugarbeets is saving Idaho and Eastern Oregon growers an estimated $22 million a year.
January 23, 2015

Is sugar a "toxin" or a "drug?"

We have seen our fair share of purported health professionals disparaging natural sugar to further sugar scare tactics.
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