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December 2003:

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Study shows Canadian organic beef sales surge, BSE credited
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Swiss promote organic cotton production in Kyrgyzstan
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The mad cow that stole Christmas
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Oakhurst to alter its label
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Mendocino County: Judge OKs GM-crop ban vote
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Imported soybeans bring Asian Rust worries
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U.S. losing war against invasive species
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Mad cow meat sent to 42 additional locales
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Dietary supplements for calves may spread BSE
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Mad Cow fears lead growing list of nations to halt beef imports
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Letter from Ontario: 2003: A Year of Big Changes for Farming
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Saying it does not make it so
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Letter from Ontario: In the shadow of a new deal for cities
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Groups clash over soybean boom
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Europe adopts strong stance on GM coexistence, seeds and liability
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China tightens food safety regulations in response to epidemic poisonings
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The true price of prawns
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Italy to set up tighter barriers against GMO imports
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India announces its first organic state
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Iowa ag economist makes convincing case against GM crops before a hostile crowd
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Hyogo, Nobuaki Nakayasu
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The Meatrix casts an eat sustainable message across the internet
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Letter from NY: Can we match Europe's small grain yields?
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Letter from NY: At What Cost?
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Winter Harvest: Making up for a rough summer
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The Final Word: CAFTA is not a victory; A farm belt recovery?; A black-&-white Christmas
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Letter from Ontario: Consumer reports indicate time is right to move beyond cheap food
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Farmer-owned pork processor files for bankruptcy
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Monsanto lawsuit against Oakhurst attracts criticism
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Poultry processors face class action suit
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Colorado courts French biotech company
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Expanding farm-to-school programs create opportunities for farmers … and children
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GOOD NEWS! For the new year--new tools that will help farmers transition to organic
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From one Farmer to Another: Jeff's making his lists and checking them twice...
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Antibiotic resistant bacteria in store-bought meats
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National Organic Program updates and clarifications
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World Trade talks to restart, peasants want WTO off the farm
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England's protected sites overgrazed, polluted
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Making sure rotation and cover crops carry their load
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Europe shelters bees from invasive parasites
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Congress sets conditions for aerial fumigation in Colombia
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EU again rejects end to biotech ban
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Italians choosing organic more when dining out
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Canada's Approval process for GM wheat needs to remain beyond questions of integrity
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Canada's farmers bid joyous adieu to ousted ag head
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The Final Word: Budget busts ag; World Bank’s on free trade; Sen. Simon, 1928-2003
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Federal grants fund wines, foods, energy, forest products
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Citizens' right to sue upheld in pesticide case
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U.S. caterer asks poultry suppliers to hold the antibiotics
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Organic Valley achieves record growth in 2003
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U.S. panel orders small producer added to grid
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Farm organizations sign letter to President Bush regarding labeling law
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'Locally-grown' beats organic in consumer survey
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USDA proposes exempting organic producers from promotion assessments
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ANALYSIS: World Bank study
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Biotech boom linked to development dollars, critics say
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Letter from Ontario: Canadian farm income withered in 2002
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Keep supply management, despite the detractors
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The Final Word: The new pork powerhouse: Washington, D.C.; 2004's big issues
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Australian company's GM-claims ruffle feathers
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Split decision leaves Europe's GM future in the air
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Pesticide endosulfan delays male sexual maturation
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CSP receives 41 million from Congress
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Brazil government studies ways to segregate GM, non-GM soybeans
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European attitudes toward GM foods negative and rooted, studies show
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Angelic Organics' 1,000-member CSA explained at the Biodynamic conference
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Smart tools for small farms and more from the Washington Tilth conference
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Farmer efficiency benefits everyone but the farmer
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Letter from Ontario: The Canadian Agricultural Income Stabilization program
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Susanna's Costa Rican Sojourn: San Isidro del General
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The Final Word: Ethanol mandate, COOL sink in Senate; "A 'right smart' Thanksgiving"

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November 2003:

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Agriculture Canada could get GM wheat royalty
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Informed consent treaty for hazardous chemicals to become law
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Organic Rice Festival highlights grain's rich history
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NFU mails "relaxation" CDs to help calm tense turkeys
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Sustainable pork producers benefit from 'Walmart' effect
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Taiwanese company adds organic delivery option
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NFU continues fight for COOL amid threats
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Vietnam's Organic Grapes™
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Kyushu Island, Yasuo Tarumi
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Heritage turkeys: a fast-growing and profitable niche for adventuresome farmers
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New Farm Research: A cover crop roller without all the drawbacks of a stalk chopper
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Letter from NY: Evaluating the 2003 season, and harvesting lessons for 2004 and beyond
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From One Farm to Another: Capital purchases
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: The season’s over, or nearly so: Here’s what paid, what didn’t
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Planning for next season
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Nitrogen mineralization in monoculture and diverse crop systems
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Energy bill stalled until 2004
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GM-crops increasing pesticide use in the US; Iowa farmers log GM complaints
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Tyson Foods to start monitoring animal's well-being
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EPA files clean air complaint against Ohio farm
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Conservationists blast timber industry's Sustainable Forestry
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Researchers aim to heat homes with soybeans
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Letter from Ontario: Linking farmers, retailers and consumers is organization priority
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Problems of supply management a welcome improvement
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The Final Word: Energy Bill baggage; Confusing week for US ag trade policy; Short takes
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Free trade framework gets approval in Miami
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EU delays implementation of new egg marketing laws
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Senators from both parties criticize energy legislation
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Organic tropical fruit production economic opportunity for developing nations
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Report finds few benefits for Mexico in NAFTA
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U.S. demand for methyl bromide blocks ozone accord
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Microbes: THE hot topic at the Washington Tilth Producers' annual conference
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Green groups sue USDA to stop bio-pharm planting
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Pesticides pervade homes of farm workers' children
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California cars prepare to cruise on manure
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Maryland counties might see less money for farm preservation
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USDA rules rule: organic certifiers denied option of appeal
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Ag futures: China to remain largest soybean buyer, Brazil largest exporter
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White House sued for atrazine documents
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U.S., Mexico sign pact to cooperate on agricultural research
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FDA has approved new addition to GM-arsenal
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Lawmakers visit Monsanto plant
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Vegetables, fruits keep the doctors away
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Vetiver grass reigns supreme in erosion control, trapping bugs
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Letter from Ontario: We need to market uniqueness not a level playing field
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The Final Word: The pot-holed road to a FTAA; 'illegal' tariffs to clip ag exports; Views
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Land fragmentation breaks environmental bonds
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Letter from Saskatchewan: US cotton: subsidy farmers get billions to produce crop
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Vegetables, fruits keep the doctors away
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Youth in Japan shun the farm
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UK to fight European embargo on GM corn
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Congo president faults U.S. farm subsidies
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In Australia, GM crop resists poison, breaks fence
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Study commissioned on biotech cotton crop failure in India
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Rapid industry growth leads New Zealand to develop national organic standards
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Sustainable cocoa for West Africa goal of development groups
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Canadian growers warn UK farmers of GMO crop risks
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Opportunity: The FSA answers FAQs on New York CREP participation
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CSP: The best disaster insurance tax money can buy
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The good life of a small-scale Ontario dairy farmer depends on being part of a coop
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Susanna's Costa Rican Sojourn: Part 1, Beginnings
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Northern California’s Full Belly Farm redefines what it means to be a family farmer
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British ecologist lays out blueprint for influencing public policy to favor sustainable ag
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Organic crops perform up to 100 percent better in drought and flood years
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Letter from Ontario: Distinctive Local Communities
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The Final Word: Ethanol and the Energy Bill; COOL, cattle import idea pass Senate; news
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(Part 3 in series) Plant community assembly theory, a framework for weed management
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Government policy major barrier to sustainable practices
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In Australia, organic contamination or old information?
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No new restrictions for Atrazine
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Two Oklahoma towns blown away by wind farm benefits

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October 2003:

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Public interest lobby group objects to biotech experiments
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New York volunteer farmers paid to improve waterways
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Organic market to grow but to sustain greater focus needed on education
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Poland rejects CAP concessions
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New Zealand agrees to GM crop trials as two-year ban ends
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Brazil states offer own not-so-GM-friendly readings of lifted moratorium
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Monsanto puts $40m Argentine investment on hold
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Albania's Green Party: Stop import of biotech crops
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Letter from Ontario: A small charge, big benefits
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The Final Word: USDA burns COOL again; GM wheat a market killer; Headlines-deadlines
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Canadian sheep producers suffering from BSE-blockade
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EU postpones vote on acceptable GM levels
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Three food firms win China's first green biz competition
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Russia mandates all GM products be labelled
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Argentina and Brazil align to fight U.S. trade policy
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Deputy mayor promises Londoners more farmer's markets
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China to put corn into gas tanks to clean up
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Prairie towns die slowly in Canada
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Kishima Island, Part II, Reiji Murota
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CSA Notebook: Community Comes to the Farm
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Letter from NY: Why we certify.
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(Part 2 in series) Chemicals from nature for weed management

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Nitrogen mineralization in monoculture and diverse crop systems
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Industry funded research on the rise at U.S. universities
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Farmers, labor team up to make trade a campaign issue
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Group names most-contaminated produce
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Court rules pork checkoff unconstitutional
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EU won't buy US wheat if biotech varieties grown
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UK's largest farming group rejects GMOs on strength of consumer resistance
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USDA says listeria contamination decreased 25% in past year
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Campbell's Soup introduces its first organic product
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Ozone can harm soil
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Survey finds many Americans unaware they eat GM foods
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More Americans eating organic food according to survey
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FDA database reveals 300 U.S. companies violated mad cow rules
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Letter from Ontario: Farmers are applauded for doing it cheap
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The Final Word: Second defeat threatens all checkoffs; News; On the road: Montana
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OPPORTUNITY! MDA offers organic demonstration grants
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Ohio grain farmer replaces inputs with sweat
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From one farm to another: STEP 2: Proving that organic produce is nutritionally superior
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EPA backroom deal with factory farms presented to congress
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Energy bill clash is a waste of energy
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Organic grocers face stiff educational role as price remains barrier for organic products
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Lilies Make Everyone Smile
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Are GM Crops the New Colonialism?
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Certification Q&A: October
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New Farm Field Trials: Organic farming sequesters atmospheric carbon in soils
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New Farm Field Trials: Organic farming combats global warming … big time
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Gleanings: Taxpayers subsidizing a load of bull
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Biotech crop trial flaws problematic for UK govt
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Hungry Africa strives to harmonize GMO policies
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Ireland: Strong retail sales move organic to ag front
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Danish organics success may ebb as market approaches "normal"
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Boost for Tasmania's organics industry
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Ontario Liberal landslide could benefit the environment
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Smithfield triumphs in bid for Farmland
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The Final Word: Smithfield, Cargill, Farmland; Another COOL hearing; news break
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EPA petitioned to ban land application of sewage sludge
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Kraft sips sustainable coffee
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Profits from intellectual property overtake Roundup herbicide income
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EPA shifts interpretation of law to limit lawsuits against pesticide makers
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Organic certification costs defrayed in 15 US States
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Scientists hone on modifying crop height
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U.S. furthers CAFTA by supporting organic and humane products

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The role of weeds in supporting biological diversity on farms
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Spain's producing but not buying organic food
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UK organization finds no insurance for biotech crops
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Japan reports new form of Mad Cow disease
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The Final Word: Hiding paltry farm income; Beef market hot; Laugh-a-minute Limbaugh
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Herbicide paraquat approved for sale in Europe
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GM crops fail key trials amid environment fear
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U.S. farmers battle food companies over contracting
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Judge rejects class action against seed producers
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Without alternatives, ending subsidies only shifts misery
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Canada publishes the benefits of whole grains
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Sanyo's latest release - new corn CD
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Foreign investors eye Chinese farming
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Italian fiber producer takes chitin to chic
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India reveals National Institute devoted to organic farming

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September 2003:

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More mums choosing only organic for their babies
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Organic food grows in popularity in Czech Republic
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Research shows corn pollen drifts farther than thought
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Senate seeks to clear grazing from environmental review
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Draft EPA deal gives factory farms a pass on air pollution
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NAFTA commission may ban Lindane in North America
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In California, budget cuts leave sustainable ag groups fending off the ax
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Organic Valley butter wins first place at World Dairy Expo
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US National Organic Standards Board to mee
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Colorado Department of Ag donates certification to Boulder youth program
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Top GM food company abandons British crop trials
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British public uneasy about transgenic crops
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Carbon stewardship, wind power can help US farmers slow global warming, earn a profit
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New manure management regulations will make manure more available to crop farmers
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The first victim of ag subsidies is crop diversity
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Gujarat hosts organic revival meeting for joyful and committed farmers
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Opportunity: Value-added producer grant program
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EQIP-ing your farm with government money
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Not just a farm, but a creative community
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Ups and downs of worm growing keep Georgia farmer on his toes
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Letter from New York: Regarding the unseen life of sand and soil
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New Farm Field Trials: Farming Systems Trial
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FACT SHEET: Mycorrhizae
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New Farm Field Trials: Cultivating diversity underground for better yields above
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Kishima Island, Part I, Reiji Murota
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Transatlantic Farm Tour: Organized support for CSAs at D-Trois-Pierres in Canada
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The Final Word: Cancun reactions continue; This farm life; GM foods lose at polls again
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Letter from Ontario: The capital of the countryside
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In the dairy industry it pays to label
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Study suggests in-season nitrogen monitoring can reduce overall fertilizer use
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Upland, coastal forested areas play important food roles, FAO says
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Economists warn U.S. could become agricultural importer
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Judge allows antitrust case against seed producers
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Fake meat raises allergy concern, advocacy group says
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Midwestern soils at risk of extinction
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Free trade and the case of the missing profits
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Study finds organic foods may beat conventional in natural antioxidants tests
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Brazil approves planting of GM soybeans
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Iraqi harvest up but half the people still hungry
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Law regulating groundwater pollutants proposed for Europe
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GM food battle moves to Russia
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Japanese make nutritional fashion statement
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Polluted fruit leads Thailand to winnow pesticide use
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Danish water contaminated by round-up, ban imposed
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Longterm trials find lower inputs offset lower yeilds in organic fields
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FDA rules milk can not be labeled hormone-free
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Fair trade coffee perks up with Procter & Gamble decision
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New lawsuits filed to tighten pesticide regulation
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E. coli contamination on the decline
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Cargill shows interest in Farmland Foods, $385m worth
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Zoellick shares the US's take on the Cancun Ministerial
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WTO success
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Cancun marked end of "old WTO"; Beginning of true global negotiations
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Family farmers applaud the collapse of WTO talks
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Cancun collapse should be a wake-up call for the WTO
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The Final Word: What led to the collapse of WTO talks in Cancun and its consequences...
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Letter from Ontario: World needs more common sense in mad cow guidelines
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Truth suffers, in US v. Canadian wheat board exports
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Spanish protesters invade GM maize fields
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Results of UK gm farm-trials expected next month
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Asia greets WTO failure with hope, fear
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Opinion: Time for transformation
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Cotton proposal ignores supply management
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Public interests groups to US: Start pursing responsible trade talks
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Draft text continues promotion of agriculture dumping
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World trade talks end in failure, delegates say
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OPINION: Walk out should be a wake-up call for real reform
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Opinion: The Cancún delusion
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Grassroots Journal: Day three: Brother Dave gets stuck in traffic but we get our update
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Opinion: Linking poor farmers to a global economy
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Developing countries use fair trade to address commodity crisis
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Trade talks enter crucial phase
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New UN GMO treaty conflicts with U.S. WTO challenge
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Organic no-till with cover crop roll-down is viable in Kentucky research
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Rye lessons learned here at The Rodale Institute
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On-Farm Research: Weed FREE! An ode to rye
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A city girl takes the plunge and buys the farm
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The Final Word: US, EU sweating in MX; USDA off on COOL; Congress' payment mess
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: The 20th Century and Mokichi Okada’s blending of ideals
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Soil bio-fumigation using mustard crops for pest control
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Maine supports dairy's right to label milk rBST-Free
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Vatican backing sparks GM row
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Indian farmers target Monsanto
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More GMO crops in US fields if Europe drops ban
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GAO refutes Bush over meat labeling
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Canada to label some genetically modified food
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Scientists unveil new mad cow test
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Letter from Ontario: Trade libbers have us taking medicine for a disease we don't have
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Food chain in New Zealand must be protected, scientist says
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Cartagena Protocol in effect
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EU bans beef from Northern Argentina
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UK not ready to make GM decision, report says
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Brazilian court reimposes ban on transgenic soy
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Dioxin from Agent Orange found in Vietnamese food
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Biotech food seen hurting Canada, according to a report
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Cirio pasta sauce recall, harmful dye found
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Opening session: Cancun talks 'must not fail'
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Big farmers feast on most U.S. farm subsidies
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Bush works phones in quest of WTO deal
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Western farmers fear third-world challenge to subsidies
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Grassroots Journal: Sustainable farming advocates recount first days at Cancun
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Farmers head to Cancun armed with a declaration and the support of their peers
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Farm Bureau, Ag Groups outline three pillars of ag trade
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Canadian farm groups fighting to keep protection
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Indigenous and peasant farmers mobilize in Cancun
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Final Word: Fixing U.S. ag policy; Willie v. Annie; Canadian beef and bass
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One Farm to Another: A love affair with cover crops
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WTO: Top 15 U.S. farming and food outcomes to preserve, encourage and resist
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WTO: Its history and role
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WTO: The grassroots agenda at Cancun: 10 recommendations
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WTO: What's at stake?
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WTO: Host Mexico, the WTO and Free Trade: Unrealized economic promises
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WTO: Why cover Cancun on NewFarm.org?
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Back to Nature brand latest addition to Kraft family
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Minnesota ethanol plant must cut air emissions
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Opinion: Pirates of the Caribbean
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Few ways to limit farm subsidies, report says
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New study suggests ending subsidies not enough
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Wealth of nations hangs on WTO Cancun talks
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California leads the way in direct marketing: results of a survey
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WTO: Trade wonks experience the benefits of fair trade agriculture at Cancun
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WTO: 4 rule changes that would support sustainable farmers worldwide
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Post-war Japan--industrialization, rapid change & organics
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Campaign to stop the advancing deserts gets a sponsor
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Austrian draft ban on transgenic organisms vetoed
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Venezuela's land reform hopes to make 500,000 new landowners
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Record droughts raise concerns over future of drylands
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Quinoa, lost crop of the Incas, finds new life
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Certification Q&A: September

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August 2003:

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U.S. wind farm developers hang their hopes on tax credit
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Study explores organic farm profit
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WTO: Sharp differences remain in WTO talks
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In Argentina, the GM-soy craze: immediate gratification long term heartache
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Internet brings new markets, possibilities to rural communities
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Monotonous sugar production has left Cuban soils suffering
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Record temperatures shrinking world grain harvest
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The Final Word: By the time you read this... Reprise: Oh say, can you see... Manitoba
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Federal court rules anti-corporate farm admendment unconstitutional
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Industry struggles with biotech corn
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U.S. corn subsidies said to damage Mexico
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Subsidy cuts, foreign markets threaten Washington state wheat growers
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Scientists link GM crop weed killer to powerful fungus
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Abkhazia: Lucrative Farms Attract Mafia
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Japan Keen to Develop Muscle in Agricultural Exports
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Reappearance of FMD in Paraguay worries neighbors
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Brazil rejects US-EU global farm trade proposal
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Letter from Ontario: Innovation and the return to farming
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5 reasons to keep Britain GM-free
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Letter from NY: DEFENSIVE farming
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Go BLUE! Organic management strategies near the birthplace of commercial blueberries
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CSA Notebook: Over-Abundance: Mid-Summer at Harmony Valley CSA
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From One Farmer to Another: All my trials, Lord...
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Farming measured by a different yardstick altogether
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Shumei Natural Agriculture: Farming to create heaven on earth
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The Final Word: Court now declares anti-corporate law illegal; China bigger ag exporter
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Wheat losses to leaf blotch stemmed by resistant gene
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EU suppresses GE study
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EPA sued for allowing atrazine use
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Dietary guidelines committee criticized
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US accused of dumping GM maize in Mexico
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Organic UK: Consumer demand is on the rise, farmer interest is waning
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Farm real estate experiences boost in value
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: Veggie Farmers' Marketing 101
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New Zealand dairy offers additional premiums to organic suppliers
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New ultra-lean organic milk from Jersey cows
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EU study to develop tools to monitor the organic marketplace
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As markets grow tougher, marketing relationships grow stranger
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South Australia backs away from GMOs
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Brazil lifts ban on modified seeds
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Letter from Ontario: The bottom line of GM crops
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Glyphosate may encourage blight, but more research to be done
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Presidential hopeful offers alternative agricultural strategy
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USDA announces grants for agricultural marketing projects
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Buying local provides much needed boost to local economies, California study finds
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Australian researchers find happy cattle make better beef
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The Final Word: US-EU ag trade proposal; Still crazy; The view from the rooftop
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China tightens restrictions on soybean imports
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E. coli fears lead to Ellison Farms ground beef recall
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USDA Tightens Regulations for Biotech Industrial Crops
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Wildlife, Ranchers Win With Grazing Deal
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One home-grown tomato, one vote for local farmers
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Environmental degradation at home is the cost of empire abroad
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Unparalleled opportunity to regain wealth
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Letter from Ontario: If I could make just one change in this program...
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Analysis: China Losing War with Advancing Deserts
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To know the truth about GM crops, ask the Canadians
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Heatwave zaps French poultry sector
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U.S. Partially Opens Border to Canadian Beef
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Europe's seafood industry braces itself for 'vegetarian oysters'
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The Final Word: AFBF: No WTO deal better than bad deal; Silly season
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Agriculture college to offer organic farming course
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Toxic Pesticides Found in India's Soft Drinks
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Study reveals that Bt cotton performing poorly in India
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StarLink corn still appearing
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European farmers feel the effects of record-breaking heat
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World Bank-sponsored study on global food security gets green light
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ADM-controlled Toepfer reports a good year
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Seed battle heads to Canada's highest court
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Letter from Ontario: Who is Protecting Our Best Farmland?
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Zimbabwe will need $885 to restore agriculture
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USDA study of organic feed grains reveals they are available and affordable
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The Final Word: USDA-Japan talk beef; Another agenda for WTO-Cancun; Energy bill
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Minnesota dairy grazier likes low-cost feeds, wintering cows outdoors
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High expectations: Japanese consumers hungry for more organic food
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Women in Farming: Landed Jersey Girls
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Letter from Ontario: Food Trade is Not Widget Trade
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Four ways organic & sustainable producers can help extension serve them better
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Getting through summer

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July 2003:

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Olive Trees Keep Hope Alive
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Afghan Wheat Harvest Will Be Best in 20 Years
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Study Shows Factory Farms Lower Neighboring Homes' Property Values
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Fischler urges U.S. to drop WTO biotech case
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Japan calls for better Canadian safeguards against BSE
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Fate of Canadian Agriculture Rests on Cattle Herd
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ADM's sweetener deal to be dissolved
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New OFRF report shows rapid increase in organic research
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Farm, consumer groups want bill denying local policing of large farms killed
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The Final Word: Smithfield eats Farmland; Pope explains Smithfield; COOL hope; news
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Hybrid corn seed firms asked to indemnify Bukidnon corn farmers
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UK: Graduate school opportunities in organic farming
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Australian Approval of GM Canola Stalled by States
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Mad Cows Are Not COOL
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Europe completes laws governing transgenic food, feed
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Food Firms Pledge to Keep Chinese Products GE Free
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Letter from Ontario: Farm subsides and fairness
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E.U. approves biotech food labeling; move draws U.S. anger
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Smithfield-Farmland deal could cost producers over $250 million a year
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EU moves closer to total ban on antibiotic growth promoters in animal feed
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Locally grown food: Tastes great and less mileage
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The Final Word: Cancun could clobber US farms; Gov't ag appointees; A lovely evening
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Letter from Ontario: Save the planet--Go ahead, what's stopping you?
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Europe adopts hardline stance on CAP cuts
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European Commission to allow farmers to sow approved modified crops
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Canada Imposes New Safety Rule to Fight Mad Cow Disease
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Italian region orders GM maize fields destroyed
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Monsanto's Roundup herbicide contaminates Danish drinking water
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For Mexico, NAFTA does not work
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India's future lies in organic farming
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Study finds higher likelihood of birth defects in wheat areas
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Free booklet a useful marketing tool for environmental meat producers
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Smithfield Foods purchases bankrupt Farmland Industries
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USDA seeks additional information on GM-wheat
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FDA Says Feed Maker Admits to Mad Cow Violation
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Japan to raise tariffs on import beef
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Monsanto suits gobble up farmers, target milk bottler.
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House repeals country-of-origin label requirements
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Paraguay Finds Foot and Mouth Near Argentina, Bolivia
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US plan for ending Canadian beef ban expected this week
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Northern Ireland instates tough new anti-farm pollution laws
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Supermarkets take cut of Fairtrade cash for poor farmers
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The Final Word: US blasts GM labeling; ISU's battle to replace Harl; Beef checkoff beat
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: Putting your face on
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North America Fueling Global Market Expansion
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Bad news from the flour mills: output plunges
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UN Food Commission Lifts Irradiation Limits
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USDA study shows irresponsible manure management
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U.S. appellate court declares beef checkoff unconstitutional
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Ohio forces state's largest egg producer to close for polluting
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Immigrant farmers get helping hand in Georgia
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Your farm subsidies are strangling us
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One Farm to Another: Small grain harvest coming soon, and things are looking good...
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Haircuts and Hindsights
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Certification Help: July Q&A
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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: The Great Awakening
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US seeks quick resolution to Canadian beef ban
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Denmark will reduce the use of glyphosate
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Brazil landless end standoff, take heart from Lula
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US retaliation against Egypt hits trade plans
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GM labelling threshold too high
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House re-opens farm bill, rural development, ag research suffer biggest cuts
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The Final Word: Europe votes for GM labeling; CAP reform; How to kill a farm group
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Letter from Ontario: Value chains versus supply chains
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The Great Organic Farm Giveaway
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Horizon shareholders question fairness of the Dean Foods buyout
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EU Parliament Clears Way to End Ban on Biotech Crops
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Soybean plantings, futures decline
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U.S. company recalls 739, 000 pounds of beef

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June 2003:

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Urban Harvest
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Letter from Ontario: Ontario farmers reflect on the gifts they have been given
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Rocket-fuel lettuce makes the news
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OPPORTUNITY! Join the Lollapalooza Farmers' Market this July and August
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New organic farmers' markets emerge in Georgia...but change is slow
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Canada's mad cow shows flimsiness of U.S. trade policy
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Midwest Food Alliance partnerships provide boost for certified farmers
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Superweeds' signal setback for GM crops
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Asia might not be ready for biotech wheat
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European Union votes to reform agricultural policy
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Pork Power
NEWS
Opinion: Listen to sound science on agricultural technology
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Global Ag Ministers Assemble for Biotech Promotion
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U.S. seeks WTO intervention on biotech
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Opinion: Who owns the seeds?
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Out of the ashes of the coffee crash, Costa Rican organic is born
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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: Spain
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The Final Word: When old Doc Greenspan talks, listen; The great American pastime
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Approaching harvest time, a Georgia farmer shares his wealth
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Farmers' Market--ing
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Real Tales of High Value Farming: Dump dept and diversify!
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CSA Notebook: Distribution – An important connection to your members
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The Final Word: COOL funding gutted; Follow the money; I say, 'keep the estate tax'
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U.S. takes battle over GM crops to Brazil
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Iraqi farmers facing war's repercussions
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Japan requests country-of-origin labels on beef
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New market for New Delhi cattle
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Netherlands groceries to carry only free-range eggs
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Cartagena Protocol on collision course with WTO, GMOs
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Letter from Ontario: Recipe for unrest
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McDonald's to limit antibiotic use by meat suppliers
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Farm Aid 2003 to rock Columbus, OH
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Delaware soybean farmers look to biodiesel to help a lagging soy market
NEWS
U.S. policing of biotech crops denounced
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No-Till Farming Can Increase Yields
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Study Links Low Sperm Count to Ag Chemicals
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Maryland drops policy on manure runoff in bay
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The Final Word: Wheat's new battleground; Government program payments; News
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European Commission OK’s two new products for food use
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Cyprus shows support with an organic wee
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Treaty on Trade in Biotech Organisms to Become Law
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First organic bioregion created in Europe
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Drought Stricken Ethiopian Farmers Suffer Green Famine
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Canada to study effect of transgenics on farm soils
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Report Blasts U.S. for Mad Cow Guideline Violations
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Pesticide residue #1 among food safety concerns, university study reveals
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Incentives encourage farmers to slow greenhouse gases
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SLIDESHOW Extreme Steps: Terrace Farming the Himalayan Mountain Region
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Organic—and sustainable—in South Jersey
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No idealistic myth: The REAL Kretschmann Farm
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Supplying good food to local people in a busy world
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Letter from New York: ORGANIC precision farming
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From One Farm to Another: Two new weed-eating tools and a better toilet
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The Final Word: Ethanol wins in Senate; G-8: BINGO!; Dairy’s naïve political offer
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Letter from Ontario: The cheap food fight
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Pilgrim's Pride to buy ConAgra's chicken division
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Biotech revolution costing organic farmers
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Bush admnistration's attempts to bring back methyl bromide
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: The A to Z Greenhouse Growing Guide, Part II
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Spanish farmers plow lone GM furrow in Europe
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Brazil postpones GM regulation
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Japan: Testing of ‘organic’ soy products turns up GM materials
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Canada: Trace GM materials found in a non-GMO wheat shipment
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Beside blossoming fields, where poverty grows
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Real Tales of High Value Farming: Scott Kutzner has under an acre but makes it work
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FDA lifts ban on biuret in dairy feed
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Naturally occurring insect pathogenic fungi higher in organically managed soils
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Letter from Ontario: Sharing the land
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Study Shows N.C. Latino Farm Workers Can’t Afford Sufficient Food

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May 2003:

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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: In the Himalayas
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The Final Word: Canada's mad response; Views of the news; Banker speak
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The “Grassroots OPX” needs you, brave local food supporter!
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100,000 Organic Farmers in US by 2013
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U.S. soybean farmers question trade rep's remarks
NEWS
Resistant marestail found in Arkansas
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Half U.S. Climate Warming Due to Land Use Changes
NEWS
Corn Growers praise new Senate biofuels caucus
NEWS
India, Pakistan discuss water dispute
NEWS
UK May Allow GM Crops over Public Resistance
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In India, one man defies tradition, plants forest
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Greenpeace: NSW Biotech Crop Moratorium Has Loophole
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Mad Cow provides opportunity to improve system
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The early birds get the returns PART 2
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The early birds get the returns PART 1
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Letter from Ontario: Peer pressure supply management
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Government, land grants must address safety, sanity of U.S. food system
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The New Peasants Revolt
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: The A to Z Greenhouse Growing Guide, Part I
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: After the bloom is ON
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First impacts of GMOs on organic farmers are now documented
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Final Word: Mad cow madness; More bad meat and bad news for meat; Bye-bye dollar
NEWS
Mad cow disease identified in Canada
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Farmers unite to preserve their fields
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USDA Sold Potentially Toxic Corn to Food and Feed Handler
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U.S. contests Europe's ban on some food
NEWS
Independent panel formed to highlight the benefits of a GM free sustainable world
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Final Word: How to win GMO friends; Ms. Veneman's crowing; Graduation Day, 2003
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Music festival, local food advocate join together to bring farmer's market to concert
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Horizon Organic posts Q1 profit
NEWS
Factory-farm lagoons linked to sickness, medical, government sources believe
NEWS
Victoria decision means Australia effectively remains free of GM food crops
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92% of consumers favor labeling GM food, multi-state study of food system shows
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Organic foods show higher rates of natural anti-oxidants
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New research shows crop mixtures reduce plant disease
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From One Farm to Another: A late spring has Jeff chomping at the bit
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Why turn U.S. agribusiness loose in Iraq after what it's done to U.S. agriculture?
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Final Word: Poll: GM concerns, support for COOL; COOL study shows benefits
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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: Beyond the Green Revolution to Regeneration
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Letter from Ontario: GMO in food: The story we are not telling
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Final Word: Our man in Baghdad II; Just COOL it; the job of the ag journalist
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CSA Notebook: Consumers seek like-minded farmer looking for CSA relationship
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Ontario “stone soup” project creates food by redeeming wasted people, ingredients
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Iraq's Bread Basket Stands to Be Ruined by War
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Brazil to require labels on GMO foods
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Walkerton Inquiry Review: Public policy success equals clean drinking water
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EU gets set to tighten trade regulations on GMOs
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Montana organic acreage nearly triples
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Ethics of biotechnology: Conference discussion goes beyond higher yields
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U.S. Not Prepared To Monitor Approved Biotech
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Insect Adaptability Keeps Minnesota Couple Hopping
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Certification Help: May Q&A
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E-letters to the e-editor: Compost question

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April 2003:

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Legacy of ‘stoic farmer’ endures, yet survival demands scrappy cooperation
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The Growth of Organics in New Zealand
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Final Word: Our man in Baghdad; Missed news; "I weep for my profession": Part 2
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Letter from Ontario: Farmers can boost local food by focusing on quality, consistency
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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: Indian farmer creates an organic oasis in a harsh land
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Organic poultry production: a fledgling industry in New Zealand
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CSA Resource List
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26 years later: How has farming changed for one Mayan family?
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A lush, chaotic garden of fruit trees in the outback of northern California
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The challenges of growing sustainable coffee in Guatemala
NEWS
Big Sugar’s threat causes WHO to waiver on processed sugar recommendation
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Japanese government O.K.'s meat and milk from cloned cattle for human consumption
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Grocery chains under attack for not revealing salmon’s color a fake
NEWS
Low-carb diet craze hits Norway—dairy giant forced to import cottage cheese
NEWS
In Denmark, the guarantee of bacteria-free chicken not worth the extra Krones
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The heartland wrestles with biotechnology
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Minnesota Agencies Sign Organic Memorandum of Understanding
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Corporate merger threatens competition in ethanol, corn syrup market
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China's first joint venture licensed to sell corn seeds amid surging exports
NEWS
India blocks U.S. soy and corn shipment over biotech concerns
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Final Word: Trying to spin the plain truth on COOL; 'I weep for my profession’ - Part 1
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Planting . . . Gotta go, gotta go -- ah, relax; there’s still time
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: From big city to small farm -- couple follows their dream
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CSA Notebook: Collaborative CSA in N.E. Iowa successfully serves an all-rural market
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Letter from Ontario: Complex land decisions must be based on values, not data
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Part 3 of 3: Tropical soil fertility, Terra Preta soils of the Amazon
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Part 2 of 3: A revolution in tropical soil management – and it’s organic
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Monsanto investors face catastrophic risk
NEWS
Soybean producers raise concerns over Asian Rust
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Northeast senators ask for milk pricing investigation
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CSA Notebook: From money pit to economic provider in four short years
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Evaluate Your Organic Grain Marketing Opportunities
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: Hoophouse dreams -- building a beginning, PART 2
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Letter from NY: The wealth of the organic movement is measured in its people
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Letter from Ontario: The emerging managed food chain
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Why irradiation is a food policy issue
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USDA to seek additional input on specific livestock and meat marketing claims
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Senate passes amendment to repeal anti-organic rider
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Iowa received $560,000 grant for sustainable food production
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Retake and remake rural America
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Final Word: Plantings report not suprising; Budget billions a mirage; On to Baghdad
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Part 1 of 3: A organic revolution in tropical soil fertility management
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Monsanto's license suspended by Bihar Government
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Sales in New Markets Fuel Growth of Brazil's Exports
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Farmers to plant more biotech corn, soybeans this year
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Cargill may fund ag organizations
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Yield results evoke a double take on twin-row corn
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CSA Notebook: Two veteran CSA farmers share their insights
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Direct marketing isn’t about selling ... it’s about dreaming
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Letter from Ontario: Farmers' top nominees for the Rural Red Tape Reduction Project
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How to improve profitability through season extension
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Cuba: a clue to our future? Let’s hope.
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Consumers are willing to put their money where their mouths are
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Swiss chicks! Alpine Chicken tour, slide show

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March 2003:

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Talking Shop : The right to save your own seed. The impact of war on farming.
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U.S. will subsidize cleanup of altered corn
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The Final Word: GMO: Genetically modified oratory; COOL letters; Two voices, one truth 
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Jason's Global Organic Odyssey: A time for reflection
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Letter from Ontario: Farm size matters
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Resist the plunder of rural America
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The rise of the organic kiwi: More New Zealand kiwi farmers adopt organic model
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The basics of biological weed control
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The Final Word: The farm homefront; David Swanson, convict; Quotes of the week
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: Hoophouse dreams -- building a beginning (how-to part 1)
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Letter from Ontario: Myths about hunger
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>Jason's Organic Odyssey: Thailand
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Opening doors to large markets for small farmers
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Recent patterns in the U.S. Organic Market II: Price Premiums and Consumer Demand
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Real Tales of High Value Farming: Lettuce get growing! Greens that is
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Farming without subsidies? Some lessons from New Zealand
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Growing Organic in Kenya: Building sustainable local markets for small-scale farmers
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Seeding . . . Where to start
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GAO questions US's ability to protect food supply from attack
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Packaging process strips bagged salads of vital nutrients
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ACGA endorses Fuels Security Act of 2003
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Appeals court hears arguments on pork checkoff
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Organic egg production seminar proves popular at upper Midwest Organic Conference
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Genetic link found for pesticides, ADHD, Gulf War syndrome
NEWS
The Nestlé Double Standard: The Swiss food giant refuses a GM-free policy in Thailand
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Fair prices could rescue dairy farms
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Bush administration opposes legislation revealing the origin of contaminated meat
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Bold struggle for China's belly
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For Argentines, a sweet resolve: Cooperatives step in when factories fail
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To feed hungry Africans, firms plant seeds of science
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Brazil to allow export of GM soy despite domestic ban
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Chinese farmers yet to feel major impact from WTO entry
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India rejects US GM goodaid and GM corn-soya blend imports
NEWS
FAS update on Japan's biotech safety approvals
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E-letters to the e-editors: the OPX™
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Jason's Organic Odyssey: LAOS
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The Final Word: Biotech journalism; Appellate courts hear beef, pork check-off cases
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Recent patterns in the U.S. Organic Market II: Price Premiums and Consumer Demand
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Certification questions answered
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Innovative Farmers of Ohio conference emphasizes marketing effort
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Real Tales of High Value Farming: 14 Myths About Modern Farming
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Letter from New York: The Art of Crop Rotation
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Real Tales of High Value Farming: Affording Essential Equipment
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: DON'T take your day job and shove it
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: How Much Land?
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National forum on organic standards and certification
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Staying Organic
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>Possibilities of bio-pharming in Colorado
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Our Burdened Bodies
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Final Word: Starlink settlement; Checkoff challenges; Ann pushes Bush tax cut
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Sustainable agriculture successful in reducing food poverty in developing countries
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From One Farmer to Another: 18 in of frozen ground. Guess I’ll get the paperwork done
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Eating Organic Foods Reduces Pesticide Concentrations in Children
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Gimbaps trounce hamburgers in Korea, McDonald's suffers
NEWS
Wind generators stir interest among farmers
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Justice Department charges Smithfield foods with violating premerger requirements
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No easing of US stance on EU biotech policy - US aide
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Dow says no evidence its bio-corn tainted crops
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Mexican farmers suffering at the hands of US ag policy

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February 2003:

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Final Word: News and views; Letter from America; Dancing Ann; Note from Norway
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Vitamin C and Plant Resistance to Air Pollution Stress: Organic vs. Conventional
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Pass the pastured meat, please
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Welcome to the e-letters to the e-editor page
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Jason's Organic Odyssey: Thailand
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Farmers' market managers get a feast of practical advice at recent conference
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Letter from Ontario: Seven ideas for Strong Rural Communities
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Head 'em up, move 'em out, clean it up: Brave souls look to reclaim The West
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Melanie's suggestions for annuals
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Virginia small-farm group welcomes conventional growers to conference
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Sustainable Hog Farming Summit, June 6-7
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Jason's Organic Odyssey: An Introduction
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Jason's Organic Odyssey: Beginnings
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Final Word: Organic standards take a hit; Trade rep's $435 billion tab; Europe bashing
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Practical Farmers of Iowa Promotes Vision for Sustainable Ag
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Update on atrazine as endocrine disruptor at extremely low doses
NEWS
New pest control products and practices presented at the Eco-Farm Conference
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Letter from New York: Providing for Ourselves
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Final Word: Disaster aid charade; NPPC claims COOL too costly; World trade talkers
NEWS
Supermarket Concentration Harms Farmers and Consumers
NEWS
Pennsylvania Farmers Union Supports Country-of-Origin Labeling Law
NEWS
Dumping of U.S. ag commodities problem for U.S., world farmer
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Small Grower in Michigan Finds New Path to Bigger Profits
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Watching agribusiness executives in action
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Letter from Ontario: An action plan for a fresh vision for agriculture
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: So you want to be a farmer?
NEWS
Recent patterns in the U.S. organic foods market
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Final Word: 2004 White House, USDA budget baloney, Short takes on the week
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Examining the roots of food insecurity
NEWS
Study shows children retain twice the level of several chemical poisons than adults
NEWS
Where does the money go? Bush's budget proposal, department of agriculture
NEWS
Iowa federal judge grants temporary stay maintaining state's packer ownership ban
NEWS
Maryland farmers’ markets report banner year
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From One Farmer to Another: Two degrees below zero . .

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January 2003:

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Final Word: Agriculture absent from State of the Union and other news that will shock
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Letter from New York: Looking backward, looking forward
NEWS
Wheat industry wrestles with GMO issues
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Monkeys at Copenhagen Zoo Go Ape Over Organic Bananas
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Let's talk about soil
NEWS
Iowa judge overturns law barring corporate pork processors from owning own hogs
NEWS
Senate approves some disaster assistance for farmers, but not enough
NEWS
Poll warns of European backlash if US takes biotech to the WTO
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Becoming a “flower lady”
NEWS
Research shows worm compost's growth benefits excede those of plain compost
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Final Word: Disaster aid approved; Court ends anti-corporate farm law; news of the day
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Trouble on the factory farm
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Here's your challenge: Ask the questions that will shape the future of sustainable living
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High Value Farming: What to grow?
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Community support grows stable markets for Natural Agriculture farmers in Japan
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NewFarm.org carries on the quests of two visionaries a world apart
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: Finding the right information
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Nuts & Bolts & Dreams: New farm dreams do come true
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Premium quality, innovation forge durable farmer-chef connections
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Simple, complex and raw: the success of Organic Pastures Dairy
NEWS
Banana workers get day in court
NEWS
Vermont family farms turn to organic for survival
NEWS
Vermicomposting worm castings, and plant health
NEWS
Tennessee to expand wind usage
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Final Word: Commodities down; Grain reserve revisited; Congress' assistance ideas

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Are you killing your soil?
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Great Britain's premier organic farming group holds its biannual conference
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Final Word: January bearish but hope for '04; No farm aid; Bush's “stimulus” package
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Iowa pork producers focus on animal welfare
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From the New Farm™ archive: Getting along with animals
NEWS
US trade chief says EU’s GM moratorium is "immoral"
NEWS
Bacteria resistant to antibiotics is up in factory poultry
NEWS
Bunge, DuPont in soy development venture
NEWS
Rocket fuel toxic ingredient found in California lettuce
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Final Word: New Year, new ag markets; Where are CCPs?; Here's to a great 2003
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Letter from Ontario: 2002 ag policy changes to have big impact in 2003
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From One Farmer to Another: Who says organic no-till can't be done?

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