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2010-10-14 15:30:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Page today called on governments, agricultural leaders and farmer groups to work together to increase food security by ensuring smallholder farmers in developing countries have four essential ingredients for them to prosper. Speaking at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialog in Des Moines, Iowa, Page outlined four items critical to smallholder success: growing the right crop on the right soil and then...

2009-04-28 10:35:15

Former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Greg Page has died at his Louisville, Ky., home after falling from bed, officials say. Page, 50, whose final bout at age 42 in 2001 left him with permanent brain injuries, choked to death Monday morning after sliding out of his hospital-style bed and getting his head caught in its railings, Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jim Wesley told the Louisville Courier-Journal. Page knocked out Gerrie Coetzee in the eighth round to capture the WBA title...

2008-07-21 06:00:32

By Matt Mckinney, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 21--This newspaper published its first issue in 1867, a year in which a potato bug ate its way across the state, decimating a staple food crop. Supplies dropped. Prices rose. A front-page story warned: "The all absorbing question will soon be, have we a potato among us?" Fears of a food shortage never have left us. It was front-page news then; it's front-page news now, with stories spilling out of some of the poorest corners of the world of...

2008-07-20 21:00:21

By Matt Mckinney, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 20--This newspaper published its first issue in 1867, a year in which a potato bug ate its way across the state, decimating a staple food crop. Supplies dropped. Prices rose. A front-page story warned: "The all absorbing question will soon be, have we a potato among us?" Fears of a food shortage never have left us. It was front-page news then; it's front-page news now, with stories spilling out of some of the poorest corners of the world of...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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