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September 29, 2016
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Vilsack: Managing climate change a work in progress

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack says everyone in agriculture has a responsibility to manage the impact of climate change, including the farming industry by collaborating with state and federal governments, and vice a versa, to
September 28, 2016
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Youngest Americans least protected from added sugar health risks

Federal labeling, dietary guidelines, and marketing rules are not protecting small children from the health risks of added sugar in food.
September 28, 2016
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USDA announces 2016-17 sugar program provisions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sept. 23 announced sugar marketing allotments and marketing assistance loan rates for the 2016-17 crop year that begins Oct. 1.
September 28, 2016
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Clinton supports WOTUS; Trump does not

Hillary Clinton says the supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the U.S.” rule, while Donald Trump says he will eliminate the rule if elected president.
September 27, 2016
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Growers concerned about forecast of rain with beet harvest looming

Producers in the Yellowstone River Valley on the border of northeast Montana/northwest North Dakota are very busy right now as sugarbeet harvest is just around the corner.
September 27, 2016
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Sugar up on supply concerns

Sugar futures surged Tuesday to the highest level in more than four years as the market continued to worry about production from Brazil, the world’s largest grower of the commodity.
September 27, 2016
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Dow fails to warn Californians when pesticide Telone is used, lawsuit alleges

Chemical manufacturing giant Dow fails to warn people in farming communities throughout California when a potentially dangerous pesticide is applied to nearby fields, health advocates claimed in a lawsuit filed Sept. 20.
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