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2010-07-21 11:24:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid President Willie Nelson today declared his support of Shirley Sherrod, former director of the Georgia Field Office for the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund (the Federation), and called for her reinstatement as Georgia USDA State Director of Rural Development.

2010-06-25 16:16:00

Farm Aid asks Department of Justice to fast-track antitrust investigations in dairy industry Cambridge, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid joined family farmers from across the country today in Madison, Wis., at the U.S.

2010-06-02 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on the eve of the U.S.

2010-04-22 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today praised Pennsylvania's farmers for striving to conserve natural resources and reduce pollution flowing into the state's waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

2010-03-16 04:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America" is the theme of the quarter-century anniversary of Farm Aid, the nonprofit organization led by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews.

2010-01-29 11:20:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, Farm Aid board member Neil Young will be honored as MusiCares' Person of the Year at its award event. Young is being honored for his artistic accomplishments and his philanthropic work with Farm Aid and The Bridge School.

2009-12-03 04:00:00

Farmers urge lawmakers to establish fair and competitive pricing system WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-11-06 07:35:00

--Sold-Out Event Highlights the Role of Farmers' Markets in Sustaining Local Farms-- WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by FRESHFARM Markets: WHAT: FRESHFARM Markets, a nonprofit that operates nine farmers' markets in D.C.

2009-10-04 15:04:49

Organizers of Farm Aid say they are trying to use the benefit concert to promote the use of good food produced by U.S. independent farmers. Farm Aid associate director Glenda Yoder said the concert event taking place in St.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.