Tag: Agriculture

China’s deep ties to Zimbabwe could grow after Mugabe era

HONG KONG — Under Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule over Zimbabwe, China grew into one of the African nation's biggest investors, trading partners and diplomatic...
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VALPARAISO, Ind. — Authorities say a private consulting firm has found the body of a 20-year-old man whose canoe capsized last month in a...
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URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois plans to offer new degrees that combine computer science with music or crop sciences. ...
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HONOLULU — Salvage crews worked this past weekend to remove steel sheets from the 79-foot (24-meter) commercial fishing boat that ran aground Oct. 10...
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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Cows are going to fuel Middlebury College's effort to reduce its carbon footprint. ...
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MORGANTON, N.C. — A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after...
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine officials say more than 400,000 acres of Maine farmland will transition ownership over the next 10 years. ...
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DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is hoping to launch a new research project on how the offshore wind and commercial...
Growers feel the squeeze as county’s citrus industry drops

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. — From a 2-acre plot on north Merritt Island, Steve Crisafulli looks at rows of orange trees, searching for a glimmer...
Tri-state cooperatives face busy harvest season

FARLEY, Iowa — While the work of agronomists and animal production specialists seemingly never ends, planting and harvest times always are the busiest, according...

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