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2014-05-13 12:35:29

DANVERS, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighQuest Group today announced that Jim Borel, executive vice president of DuPont, will deliver the keynote address at its 9th annual Oilseed

2014-05-13 08:35:43

Nationwide Insurance Foundation provides additional $1.4 million in grants to Feeding America and network food banks in support of the communities they serve CHICAGO,

2014-05-06 08:39:25

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5v9f32/grow_lights_for)

US Corn Yields Growing More Sensitive To Heat And Drought
2014-05-02 03:13:58

US corn yields are growing more sensitive to heat and drought, according to research by environmental scientist David Lobell. Farmers are faced with difficult tradeoffs in adapting to a changing climate in which unfavorable weather will become more common.

2014-05-01 16:35:01

This editorial by Jean Lebel is available for posting and publication. An English-language version of this editorial was published to the Ottawa Citizen Aid & Development Blog May 1, 2014.

2014-05-01 16:28:47

May 9th shows scheduled in Boston & New Haven PURCHASE, N.Y.

Satellite Data Brought To African Agriculture
2014-04-30 03:47:59

From hundreds of miles in orbit, NASA satellites can measure how much rain falls in Niger or detect plant health in Mali. But on the ground, many African farmers and food distributors don't have good information about the growing conditions a few dozen miles down the road.

2014-04-28 16:33:12

One click earns a serving of milk for someone in need, up to 10,000 servings PHOENIX, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shamrock Farms is encouraging the public to get involved with the Great

2014-04-28 08:31:30

ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Charitable Foundation has sponsored more than $15,000 to St.

2014-04-18 12:23:42

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egg farmers across the country are helping in the fight against hunger by donating nearly half a million fresh eggs to food assistance organizations


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