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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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URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois plans to offer new degrees that combine computer science with music or crop sciences. ...
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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MACON, Ga. — Fort Valley's Freight Depot once served as the agricultural gateway for the Georgia city's bustling cotton and peach industries. ...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Agriculture is altering its rules for use of BASF's dicamba herbicide on cotton and soybeans. ...
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. — New Mexico agriculture officials are issuing a quarantine in hopes of stopping the spread of an invasive bug threatening the...
Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state’s herbicide ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A major agribusiness company asked an Arkansas judge Friday to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn...
Get gooped for the holidays with a Gwyneth Paltrow gift

NEW YORK — Ridiculous but awesome might be a good place to start when it comes to Gwyneth Paltrow's gift selections via her lifestyle...
Rural Utah farmer, market owner makes exclusive cheese

SALT LAKE CITY — Randy Ramsley is Wayne County's ultimate Renaissance man. ...

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