Agriculture

Minnesota Farm Shutters Under Deal To Contain Deer Disease

15 hours ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A central Minnesota farm where deer were found infected with a fatal brain disease has closed and the U.S. Department of Agriculture compensated the owner for...
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Brazil farmer arrested again in American missionary's murder

16 hours ago   |   National Post

RIO DE JANEIRO - Police in Brazil have again arrested a farmer convicted of ordering the 2005 assassination of American missionary Dorothy Stang. Regivaldo Pereira Galvão was...
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Big Data Has Transformed Agriculture.In Some Places, Anyway

19 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Poorer parts of the world lag far behind in getting the tools they need to thrive
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How Rachel Carson's Silent Spring inspired the first Earth Day - and how hard the powers that be fought to stop it

19 hours ago   |   National Post

The red imported fire ant is an invasive, baneful little pest of the family formicidae, native to South America and introduced to the U.S., it's believed, by cargo shipped from...
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A Case for a Market-Driven Green New Deal

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Any serious energy transformation will need to harness America's powerful and creative economic engine.
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Declassified U-2 spy plane photos are helping archaeologists uncover ancient sites

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The images offer a vast trove of information about ancient villages and agricultural sites.
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Florida official seeks money for more gun license processing

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

The Florida agency that issues concealed weapons and armed security guard licenses has cut processing time by about half despite a surge in applications, but Agriculture...
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Canada's emissions target gets further away as 2017 report shows increase

2 days ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Canada's greenhouse gas emissions edged up for the first time in three years in 2017, pushing the country even further away from its international climate change...
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South Dakota winter wheat crop still in decent shape

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

South Dakota's winter wheat crop remains in decent shape after severe flooding in the state. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that winter wheat is...
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Average start date for fieldwork moved back in North Dakota

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The expected average start date for spring fieldwork in North Dakota has been moved back a day after a recent snowstorm. The Agriculture Department in its weekly crop report...
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'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version...

Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version, analysis says

An estimated 36 pages were redacted from the 448-page report. Read more ...

Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

A golfer in Connecticut was taken to the hospital on Thursday after enduring a bobcat attack on the course, officials said. The episode happened around 8:30 a.m. at the Mohegan... Read more ...

The Ways William Barr Misled The Public About The Mueller Report

The Ways William Barr Misled The Public About The Mueller Report

Instead of just releasing the special counsel's findings, the U.S. attorney general spun the report to the benefit of President Trump. Read more ...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday . In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU... Read more ...

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, which means the area is at a major risk for severe... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines - Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves... Read more ...

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

TOKYO - A car driven by an 87-year-old man smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection on Friday, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck... Read more ...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame fire - French official

Investigators believe that an electrical short-circuit likely caused the fire that partially destroyed Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, a French official has said. Earlier... Read more ...