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WEST LAFAYETTE — A new, old industry. That’s how the U.S. Department of Agriculture characterizes hemp, a versatile crop grown around the world for thousands of years, including in the U.S., b…

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Pricey burgers are coming to a store near you. A spike in corn prices is keeping cattle out of feedlots, where they fatten up on the grain for months before going to slaughter. That means fewer animals coming to the market in the months to come — conditions that can result in expensive beef at grocery stores. “Higher prices for the next two to four years are pretty much set in stone,” Rich ...

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Just saying the word coral sun warms the spirit and makes one forget the impending split of the polar vortex and plunge into a deep winter. Yes, coral sun conjures up a vision of a South Pacific sunset, sitting on a beach with an adult fruit drink with one of those tiny umbrellas. Let me assure you that name also gives you the promise of flaming flowers of color falling out of baskets and ...

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to fill the deputy secretary post at the Agriculture Department underscores the scarcity of Blacks and other minorities in high-profile positions in agriculture. Jewel H. Bronaugh, Virginia commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, would become the first woman of color to serve as the USDA deputy secretary if confirmed. Bronaugh is one ...

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El entrenador del Real Madrid, Zinédine Zidane, ha reconocido que se ha "alegrado" de que el delantero serbio Luka Jovic haya anotado un doblete tras su marcha del conjunto blanco, y ha asegurado que lo "fácil" es pensar que el técnico tiene "la culpa" de la salida de los jugadores, además de advertir de que el partido de dieciseisavos de final de la Copa del Rey de este miércoles ante el ...

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El padre del defensa austriaco del Bayer de Múnich, David Alaba, ha desmentido este martes que su hijo tenga un acuerdo con el Real Madrid para vestir de blanco la próxima temporada "No puedo confirmar las informaciones llegadas de España. Nada está arreglado o firmado todavía. Hay muchos equipos interesados", declaró George Alaba al diario alemán Bild. Alaba, cuyo valor de mercado se estima ...

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MINNEAPOLIS — Reforestation and cover cropping should be on the front lines of Minnesota's fight to reduce greenhouse gases, and could cut up to one-fifth of the state's heat-trapping emissions. The climate impacts of how Minnesotans manage and work the land is front and center in "Nature and Climate Solutions for Minnesota," a new report out this week by The Nature Conservancy. "It's the type ...

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MECKLENBURG, N.Y. – At 50-acre Wellspring Forest Farm in the Finger Lakes Region of central New York, the goal is to farm in the image of a forest – agroforestry.

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The process for earning organic certification may seem daunting. But there are many resources available to farmers wanting to label and market their products with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program seal.