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Vanilla nice: Signs point to Kaine as Clinton's VP choice - Politico

Fri, 2016-07-22 08:53

Politico

Vanilla nice: Signs point to Kaine as Clinton's VP choice
Politico
He's in it for the right reasons -- he didn't jump at the chance to run for the United States Senate. He was perfectly ... personal affinity. The agriculture secretary, a popular former governor of swing-state Iowa, also had a lot of backers pushing ...
Christie Vilsack, Tom Vilsack's Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need To KnowHeavy.com
For Clinton, Vilsack could be the perfect VPDesMoinesRegister.com
Two names emerge from Clinton's VP deliberations: Kaine and VilsackWashington Post
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Tour showcases state's diverse agriculture - Agri-View

Fri, 2016-07-22 01:16

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Tour showcases state's diverse agriculture
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Today NorthStar Bison products are sold throughout the United States, with the largest markets in California, New York, Florida and Texas. The company's four main markets are direct sales to consumers, and sales to meat-provision companies, groceries ...

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Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks to Tod Robberson about opioid epidemic - STLtoday.com

Thu, 2016-07-21 20:02

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Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks to Tod Robberson about opioid epidemic
STLtoday.com
The United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks to Tod Robberson, editorial page editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, about the opioid epidemic on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in the Post-Dispatch newsroom. Secretary of Agriculture Tom ...

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Do all strawberries consumed by Congress pass through hands of undocumented workers? - PolitiFact

Thu, 2016-07-21 17:49

Do all strawberries consumed by Congress pass through hands of undocumented workers?
PolitiFact
Another U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service publication cites a report by the U.S. Department of Labor from 2005-09 which shows that 67 percent of fruit and nut hired workers do not have work authorization in the United States, ...

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Why a small agriculture tech company is big business - Christian Science Monitor

Thu, 2016-07-21 15:37

Christian Science Monitor

Why a small agriculture tech company is big business
Christian Science Monitor
William Nganje, the department chair of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University, says that water shortages have already caused agricultural shifts in the United States. One example: some avocado production that was once ...
Indigo Raises $100M in Series C Funding; Company Launches First Commercial Product for Water Efficiency in CottonBusiness Wire (press release)

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Hafkey learned how to educate in Grand Canyon State - Newton Daily News

Fri, 2016-07-15 11:06

Newton Daily News

Hafkey learned how to educate in Grand Canyon State
Newton Daily News
The conference is organized and hosted by the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization that is a non-profit organization that is affiliated with the United States Department of Agriculture. The Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, or IALF ...

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Research focused on the United States agriculture film market 2015 industry trend, share, opportunities and forecast ... - WhaTech

Fri, 2016-07-15 10:03

Research focused on the United States agriculture film market 2015 industry trend, share, opportunities and forecast ...
WhaTech
The report features an up-to-date data on key companies' product details, revenue figures, and sales. Furthermore, the details also gives the Global Agriculture Film market revenue and its forecasts. The report gives a detailed overview of the key ...

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NAFTA: Build on success - Maryville Daily Forum

Thu, 2016-07-14 23:15

NAFTA: Build on success
Maryville Daily Forum
Last year, Mexico exported $22 billion worth of agricultural products to the United States, our number-one market destination, while the United States sent $18.5 billion worth to Mexico, the third-largest market for U.S. food exports after China and ...

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Accepts "Federal Agency of the Year Award" at League of United Latin American Citizens ... - USDA.gov (press release)

Wed, 2016-07-13 15:49

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Accepts "Federal Agency of the Year Award" at League of United Latin American Citizens ...
USDA.gov (press release)
And I am thrilled to accept, on behalf of the hardworking people at the United States Department of Agriculture, this acknowledgement of the work that we have done in civil rights for Hispanic and Latino employees and individuals who receive services ...

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Simple, Inexpensive Camera System Detects Foodborne Toxins - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2016-07-12 10:38

USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Simple, Inexpensive Camera System Detects Foodborne Toxins
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
This particular pathogen causes about 73,000 cases of food poisoning and more than 60 deaths in the United States each year. The new system uses a camera and a light-emitting source to detect active toxins. Tests used today cannot distinguish between ...

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Promoting Free Trade in Agriculture - Heritage Foundation - Heritage.org

Mon, 2016-07-11 11:50

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Promoting Free Trade in Agriculture - Heritage Foundation
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Despite decades of agricultural liberalization through successes like the North American Free Trade Agreement and the World Trade Organization, many costly, ...
Why area farmers are so important and some ways you can support ...Lincoln County Journal

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Rapanos v. United States - California Ag Today (blog)

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:52

Rapanos v. United States
California Ag Today (blog)
“According to the Clean Water Rule definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), everything is a wetland and farmers are not exempt,” Duarte stated. “Any tillage that the Army Corps, by their own standards, does not deem to be an ongoing ...

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Chellie Pingree's Efforts to Revive Local Agriculture - The Atlantic - The Atlantic

Mon, 2016-06-27 16:38

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Chellie Pingree's Efforts to Revive Local Agriculture - The Atlantic
The Atlantic
Small farms are eager to meet growing demand for local, sustainable, and organic food—if only the federal government would trim regulations and get behind ...

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Area young women competing in Miss United States Agriculture pageant - Muscatine Journal

Fri, 2016-06-17 16:56

Muscatine Journal

Area young women competing in Miss United States Agriculture pageant
Muscatine Journal
In only its second year, the Miss United States Agriculture Scholarship Program offers women the chance to promote agriculture and educate the public on the importance of this industry. They have the opportunity to compete for multiple scholarships as ...

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United States Agricultural Machinery (Tractors, Combine Harvester, Haying, Planting and Fertilizing, Plowing and ... - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Thu, 2016-06-16 16:15

United States Agricultural Machinery (Tractors, Combine Harvester, Haying, Planting and Fertilizing, Plowing and ...
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Agricultural Machinery Market in the US 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes ...

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