2005

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December 2005

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Research Perspectives: New reasons to perfect organic no-till
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One Farm to Another: Poring over catalogs, making wish lists
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Seydou Diémé, soil conservationist, Thiès
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Ask Jeff: Will your cover crop roller provide enough kill?
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Ask Jeff: What's a good organic solution for bindweed in asparagus?
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Reader Mail: Why is it so hard to grow grapes organically in New Jersey?
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Reader Mail: Any advice for producing organic food for export?
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Seeds and Breeds
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National Organic Standard's Board welcomes six new members
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Preserving Peacework: a long-term alternative to farm ownersh
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Training boosts pasture-dairy start-up
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Taos pueblo couple farms and cooks in the old ways that work
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Ultimate season extention

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November 2005

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The EU's organic tiger

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Reader Mail: Why plant cover crop rye perpendicular to soybeans?
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Reader Mail: Help, I've committed vermicide!
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Another world at Essex Farm
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Pennsylvania farmer links organic, conventional farming communitites
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Research Perspectives: Feed the soil, not the plant
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Ask Jeff: Any information on combines for small-scale grain operations?
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Ask Jeff: Clutch seems locked but looks like it's working fine
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One Farm to Another: Before you plant that first seed…
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Organic Dairy Herd Health: The fundamentals of dry cow management
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Madame Sall, juice and syrup entrepreneur, Dakar
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Steve Groff champions forage radish mixes to renovate field lanes
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South Korean ag students lend a hand
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Are they nuts? Southern ranchers and farmers tackles organic peanuts
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The constellation of organic values

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October 2005

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Organic community split over synthetics—and who holds the power
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Ag cuts imminent
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U.S. offers subsidy programs to world trade
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Cotton yields hold priority over worker health in Turkmenistan
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The potato finds its way back to Peru
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Garlic breadth
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Choosing cover crops for no-till organic soybeans
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Inspector's Notebook: Don’t bug me
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Sustainable in Senegal: Doudou Diallo, urban market gardener, Saint-Louis
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Pro-choice AND pro-life, Eco-Farm Part II
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To live on a piece of land
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Reader Mail: Would you reverse the order of posts in the Forums?
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Come join WWOOF Nepal
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Reader Mail: Keeping small seeds in place and starting a market garden?
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Reader Mail: Can I certify my imported organic, hydroponic lettuce?
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Ask Jeff: Any thoughts on using a reciprocating spader for tillage?
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One Farm to Another: Taking the REALLY long view
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Ag Policy Perspectives: Two issues may shape the 2007 Farm Bill

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September 2005

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HURRICANE HELP: Katrina relief page
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Cultivating the soil, cultivating youth
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Why Soil Health Matters
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Back to school, back to the land
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Organic Dairy Herd Health: Mother Nature’s animal health tools
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A not so raw deal
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From fleece to finished product
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Organic farming to safeguard the (first) environment, Eco-Farm Part I
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Thinking globally
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Required reading
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Reader Mail: How do I deal with a zinc deficiency organically?
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Reader Mail: How about coverage of the meat goat industry?
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Ag Policy Perspectives: Hurricane aftermath
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New Farmer Journal: From dawn to dusk (Loon Organics)
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Ask Jeff: Jeff's column on community strikes a chord with readers
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Suburban business man makes marketing magic on farm
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Breeding a more sustainable potato
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UK organic community waging war on excess packaging
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South African farmers the new sustainable face of sugar
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Farmers beware--global warming getting to India
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Proposed sustainable label would represent farmers in the gray
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Citrus disease scares Florida growers
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Britain's NFU will have wool in the rafters of their new HQ
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Grass hailed as potential cource of clean energy

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EPA proposes new rules for human pesticide studies
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WWOOFing and beyond
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Linking old traditions with contemporary enterprise
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Farm, food and family
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Talking Shop: On Politics And Practical Farming
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Reader Mail: How can I get rid of an infestation of harlequin bugs?
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Reader Mail: How can I find other organic farmers?
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Reader Mail: How do I find a certifier?
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Weeds for beginners
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Supersize me organically
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Identifying weed-tolerant corn and soybean varieties
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Sustainable in Senegal: From dunghills to compost pits and back again
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Ask Jeff: Will organic no-till work with row crops?
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Ag policy perspective: Pursuing a new policy vision
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One Farm to Another: Good farming values good neighbors
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Letter from Ontario: The distraction of trade talks
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Horticulture meetings feature record number of organic presentations
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Johanns announces key component of animal I.D. system
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New report: GM-crop trials grow despite warnings

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August 2005

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Massachusetts grocers pledge to boost recycling
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Appellate court rules for Tyson; Ranchers must pay
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Endangered salamander focuses risks of common pesticide
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Brazil's rise as farming giant has a price tag
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Europe tightens avian flu security on farms, at borders
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Italy's State Audit Court reports on funds for organic farming
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Aquaculture central to African Fish for All Summit
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Syngenta bid to monopolize rice patents
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National Organic Program holds off on pasture decision
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USDA reverses withdrawal of organic certification for cosmetics
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Xtreme eating
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Switchgrass could be the Midwest's next big energy source
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Johanns continues USDA farm bill listening tour
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Organic consolidation continues as Hain buys Spectrum
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USDA finds 1,000 violations of mad cow rules

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King Corn
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Strong demand spurs organic dairying in Virginia, the South
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Getting started with pastured chickens, Part III
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Hello New Farm, good-bye zucchini
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Reader Mail: Gardens disappearing in New Jersey?
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Reader Mail: Where can I find a certifier?
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Reader Mail: Local source for raw, dehulled oats?
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Reader Mail: Woman farm manager as a positive role model?
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Research Perspectives: The sacred art and science of composting
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Research Perspectives: Twelve reasons to make and use compost
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New Farmer Journal: Flying the coop (Your Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Watchless in the Adirondacks (North Country)
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New Farmer Journal: The hurrier I go, the behinder I get (Easy Growin')
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Ask Jeff: What type of tillage equipment do I need?
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CSA Journal: Small farms can go mano a mano with food shows
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Letter From Ontario: Giving up the bird in the hand for the bird in the bush
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French organic wheat threatened by lack of consumer interest
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Bad food flooding Iraqi markets
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Country of origin labeling on the table in the South Pacific
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Report: New Zealand needs livestock identification system
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Uruguay to contest U.S. rice subsidies
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UK blood donors told they may carry human mad cow disease

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EPA takes away inspection privileges after Idaho lets feedlots slide
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Shade trees can protect forage plants
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Drought draining Midwest farmers
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Even in small doses Roundup fatal to frogs
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EU-U.S. ag subsidy dispute could threaten WTO trade talks
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Manure spill clears out Black River
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Flax fiber has new international standards
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Rice becomes the first crop to have its genes mapped
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Roundup Ready alfalfa worries growers

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Iowa city offers what may be the first organic tax break
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Herbicide-resistant horseweed confirmed in California
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The supermarket turns 75
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Minnesota fair features organic crop competition
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Food provider's new policy: pass on antibiotic raised pigs
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Suspect mad cow tests negative
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Philippines lifts ban on U.S. beef
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USDA announces latest round of farm bill forums
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Hawaii residents sue for environmental review of biopharm algae
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U.S. rice high in arsenic
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Cali. course a submersive dip in organic pool
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Organic produce, research take root on U. of Idaho experimental farm
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Franco-Ontarian college goes organic
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Fresh-cut fruit moves into the fast lane

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July 2005

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Goat hair growth research
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Fake Blood on the Maize
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Can organic crops tolerate more weeds?
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Getting started with pastured chickens, Part III
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Choosing right the first time
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Farming downwind
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Reader Mail: Looking for information and grants for growing soybeans
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Reader Mail: Do you know anything about Sclerotinia in organic kiwi fruit?
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Ask Jeff: Let me tell you about my diverse organic dairy and pastures
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Ask Jeff: Sign me up for one of those cover crop rollers
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One Farm to Another: While the sun shines
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New Farmer Journal: Taking stock mid-season (StoneyLonesome Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Inspiration (Loon Organics)
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New Farmer Journal: Tool time (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Weddings: Think before you say "I do"
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CSA Journal: Chile shooters
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USDA announces preliminaries on 2005 CSP sign-up
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Mad cow missteps shake confidence in U.S. beef
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College dining halls turning to organic food
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Rotation grazing boosts cropland fertility
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Aumentando el almacenaje del carbono en el suelo
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Snappy new pear is long-storing, blight-resistant

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Energy bill passes
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Anaerobic digestion options exist for average dairy farm
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Doctoral student changing soil's dirty perceptions
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Baytril is out of the poultry diets, FDA says
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Iowa family farm leaders challenge USDA agenda
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CAFTA becomes a reality amid ongoing concerns
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Pregnant cow suspected of having mad cow disease
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California's organic research efforts in sync with state production levels
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Pesticides could be reviewed every 15 years
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Inventor of the TV dinner dies at age 83
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Soybean farmers to benefit from biodiesel industry's rapid growth
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Organic beef hits the big leagues
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Inspector's Notebook: Stay away from CCA
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Banking on BARC
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Not your mother's backyard orchard
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Ag policy perspectives: CCPs fail at ag's basic market problem
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Ag policy perspectives: The case for eliminating LDPs
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Organics in the news: Seniors’ market program in jeopardy
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Vine and fig tree: Lessons learned, challenges remaining
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Sustainable in Senegal: Soft and red, hard and black
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Letter from Ontario: Farmland vs. Wetland
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Letter from Ontario: Pay the man
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Bush calls for elimination of agricultural subsidies
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French aid to fruit and vegetable growers under investigation
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Bird flu deaths change Indonesia's culling policy
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Malawi explores biodiesel as a cash crop
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Japan finds more Bt10 corn
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Tests confirm GM material in Aussie canola
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Older Europeans choose ease of ready made meals
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UK encourages food producers to embrace regional distinctions
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U.S., China sign food safety cooperation agreement
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China grain needs overstated
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$100m bird flu plan cheap beside cost of human pandemic
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Mad Cow Case: Court unblocks cattle imports from Canada
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Toxic chemicals by the hundred found in blood of newborns
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Corn ethanol takes more energy than it makes
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Lawsuit challenges animal testing to avoid child pesticide limits
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Indiana farmers paid to adopt conservation practices
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20th anniversary Farm Aid back to its Illinois roots
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Sustainable agriculture chair endowed at University of California
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Cargill to build nation's largest biodiesel plant in Iowa

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June 2005

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Sustainable in Senegal: Innovations in sustainability mark Rodale work
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Sustainable in Senegal: A rich slice of sustainability in Senegal
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Senate panel narrowly endorses CAFTA
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Senate approves ban on human pesticide testing
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U.S. mad cow suspect tests positive for the disease
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Philadelphia policeman dies guarding biotech conference
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New grazing rules for public lands cut non-ranchers out
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EU environment ministers let five states keep GM crop bans
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Many countries cling to ozone-destroying pesticide
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Norway plans seed bank to safeguard food biodiversity
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WHO: Transgenic foods safe so far, but testing essential
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Indonesian farm worker tests positive for bird flu
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Horticultural crops benefit from a good compost soak

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Researchers find resistance to soybean fungus
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Investigadores descubren resistencia al hongo de soya
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A sugar that's not so sweet for insect pests
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Un azúcar que no es tan dulce para las plagas
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Research Perspectives: "Show me the numbers"
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Manicured lawns lend green hand to Washington farmland
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Sustainable in Senegal:A rich slice of sustainability in Senegal
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Sustainable in Senegal: Innovations in sustainability mark Rodale work
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Vine and fig tree: Farming as a balance of spirit, soil and a healthy culture
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Pennsylvania Biodynamic farm ultivates organic farmers and human dignity
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Rural renewal
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She screams (sometimes)
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Farmers accuse couch-dwellers of giving potatoes a bad rap

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Coffee crisis calls for sustainable solutions
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In Scotland, quiet processors hint at fear of the supermarket
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Illegal rice found again in China's food supply
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USDA handing out CAFTA propaganda in a news package
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Fast food with a mission
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Judge issues order in Harvey v. Veneman
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Feds sued for shutting cosmetics out of organic program
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New booklet speaks volumes about soybean rust
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Do-it-yourself poultry processing made easy -- sort of
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Getting started with pastured chickens, Part I
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New life on the Big Island
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates sustainable agriculture
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Reaping what you sow
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Reader Mail: Do you have any information on wind generators?
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Reader Mail: What's the best way to grow Tifton 85?
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New Farmer Journal: A fresh start northward (Your Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Invisible changes (North Country School)
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New Farmer Journal: The long list (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: The toughest job she'll ever love (Essex Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: What's in a name? (Easy Growin' Farm)
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One Farm to Another: The more the merrier
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CSA Journal: A farmer's guide to multi-tasking
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Inspector's Notebook: Good buffer zones make good neighbors
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Policy Perspectives: Checkoff lawsuits: It ain’t over ’till its over
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Policy Perspectives: New wheat eases China’s food security burden
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Mad cow suspect found in the United States
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Country-of-origin labeling program faces possible delay
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If consumers follow USDA guidelines: A wheat case study
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Endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep face culling
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Freshwater mussel decline linked to ancient corn growing
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Great plains farmers are diversifying
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Bush bill would open federal waters to aquaculture
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EPA sued over million farm kids exposed to pesticides
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House budget proposal hurts conservation programs
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Fresh basil source of Florida's cyclospora infection
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House to vote on slaughtering American horses for meat
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Wild Oats will sell only eggs from cage-free chickens
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EPA factory farm deal faces challenge from citizen groups
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South Carolina eyes game fowl extermination
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Nutrition labels have negative effect on small companies, study shows
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Worldwide register of genetic contamination introduced
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New, winter-hardy pea variety now available
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Canada's organic task force on target for summer deadline
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Organic farmers worry about their neighbors' chemicals
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New Farmer Journal: Open farm (Stoney Lonesome Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Certifiable (Loon Organics)
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New Farmer Journal: That which sustains us (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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Where's the healthy beef?
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Reader Mail: How do I save my asparagus from this unidentified pest?
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Reader Mail: Can organic farming feed the world?
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Organic no-till research spreading across the Midwest
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Ask Jeff: From one oaty farmer to another
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Ask Jeff: What oat varieties should I use?
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Tool Talk: Your first tractor, Part II
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CSA Journal: The Complete Zucchini Management Guide
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Interview: Scott Chaskey

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May 2005

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Afghanistan harvests another bumper opium crop
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Obsolete pesticides piling up in Latin America
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Biosafety talks center on trade in GM-foods
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Biotech corn intercepted in Ireland
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Saving our seeds
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The yellow revolution
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Three farmers, many lives
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From the ground up
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Reader Mail: Harmful effects of potassium chloride fertilizer on soil?
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Reader Mail: Any ideas on where to find a small thresher?
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Shangri-La in Sri Lanka
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Harvey v. Veneman article fails to uncover ulterior motives
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Walnut Acres founder Paul Keene dies at age 94
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New Farmer Journal: Family ties (Your Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: The sap also rises (North Country School)
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New Farmer Journal: The greatest job on earth (Essex Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Right neighborly (Easy Growin' Farm)
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One Farm to Another: Green on green
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Flower diseases
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CSA Journal: Recipe for success
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Oregon State hopes to grow student garden into full-fledge degree program
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Clemson student farm now "Certified Organic"
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Middlebury College receives $22,500 grant for wind turbine
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Being paid not to eat: the food pyramid meets ag policy
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US beef markets move closer to normal
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WTO appeals court rules against EU sugar subsidies
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Pennsylvania voters back $625 Growing Greener II
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Minnesota aims to be Saudi Arabia of renewable fuels
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Letter from Ontario: Butter mountains and wine lakes
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\Roundup Ready soy yields tank during Brazil drought
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New vegetable option for fussy kids
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Bird flu talk dominates World Health Assembly
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One in five British wild plants threatened with extinction
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Cadbury Schweppes buys Green and Black's
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EU's new attitude could budge trade talks
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Norwegian fish farm escapees place wild salmon at risk
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Japanese food panel eases mad cow testing rule
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Sanitation keeps Brazilian beef from U.S. markets
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Climate change already affecting plants, farms and habitats
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Pan-Am Adventure: Don finds a model crop for farmers in developing nations
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New pesticide relies on bacterium to fight root-damaging fungi
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Inspector's Notebook: Stopping the landslide
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Greenhouses Part 4: Get growing
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The roller gallery
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It's planting time—do you know where your earthworms are?
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Harvard scientists call for keeping half the state as forest
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Mayor of 'America's fattest city' proposes 'fastfood' tax
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EPA comment period closes for chemical tests on humans
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Cranberries protect pigs against heart attacks, strokes
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Clean diesel campaign offers nonroad technology grants
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National animal identification system inches forward
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Farmers face elevated retirement risk
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California Rangeland Trust founder wins stewardship award
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Farm groups aren’t the only ones speaking up about the 2007 farm bill
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Demand for organic grain on the rise
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OCIA proposal aids small international certifiers

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April 2005

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Dean foods donates to organic education
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Supreme Court says farmers may sue in state courts
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Biotech rice firm looks at backup plans
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GM battle sprouts in the states
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Natural plant extracts seem deadly to formosan termites
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Extracciones de una planta natural parecen ser mortal para las termitas
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Organics in the News: A meeting with Secretary Johanns
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Letter from Ontario: The GMO controversy continues
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Way beyond organic
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Flower power pushes Hill Country farm to new heights
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Talking Shop: More than one way to skin a cat
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Reader Mail: How much lettuce seed should I plant to get a pound of greens?
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Utopia right here
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Just desserts
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Reader Mail: How should we remedy our shortage of boron?
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Reader Mail: Where can I find basic technical advice on transitioning?
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Get to know the no-tillers
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Organics in the news: Missouri’s organic certification program nixed
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New Farmer Journal: Slow growth of a new farmer (Stoney Lonesome Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Spring has sprung (Sol-E-Terre Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Good neighbors (Loon Organics)
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New Farmer Journal: A process of inquiry (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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One Farm to Another: What'll be the best variety...come fall?
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Tool Talk: Your first tractor, Part I
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CSA Journal: The "three legged stool" school of farming
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Monsanto's plans for a GM-India on hold
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Climate agreement promises farmers perks beyond clean air
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The trouble with mad cow disease
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EU nations agree to ban suspect U.S. corn gluten imports
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From farm to trash--UK pitches one-third of its food
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China grows transgenic rice despite GM-ban
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In Japan, two weeks finds two more BSE confirmations
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Greenhouses Part 3: Environmental management
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Emerging trends surface at national no-till conference
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Frontiers in conservation tillage
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Getting started with cover crops
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Vine and fig tree: Rebels in a communal society
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Field Notes: Testing an alternative index for soil nitrogen
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Research Perspectives: Carbon is the key
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Ag Policy: Ag futures await oil outcome
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Buffer quells beer giant's GM-contamination fears, ends boycott
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Packer Ban back on legislative table
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Organic farmers called to arms
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Capturing carbon a key benefit of no-till soil management
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Capturar el carbono es un beneficio clave de la labranza de conservación
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Genetically engineered crop trials double since 2003
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Listeria forces turkey, pork, sausage, salmon recall
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Wyoming offers solar, wind powered water pumps for livestock
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Indonesian pigs sick with bird flu
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Missouri ethanol firm signs $2 million Clean Air settlement
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Whole Foods to label GMO-free products
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Ag Policy: Rising prices paint crude picture for oil-dependant farmers
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Carbon is the key
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Contract farmers trapped by debt
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Vermont senate passes Farmer Protection Act
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Retail food prices rise slightly in first quarter
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Plant closure foretells rough times for Welsh dairy industry
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Lethal sea lice spread from farmed to fresh salmon supplies
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Finnish dairy wins rare environmental honor from China
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Corn mix-up sends antibiotic resistant GM-maize to Europe
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Eco-friendly dishcloths unite Japanese community
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Laos dam promises fiscal aid at the expense of ag lands

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March 2005:

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Monsanto seeks Brazil soy royalties
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It pays to know (and protect) your pollinators
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US officials fret over South Korea's response to GM corn mix-up
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Hunger grows for locally grown food
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ARS presents two new varieties of southernpea
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Dos nuevas variedades del guisante sureño
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Riceland stands against Ventria's GM rice
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Ag department offers $22 million for rural renewables
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In Washington, rainy days not enough to lift drought status
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Monsanto new U. of Nebraska donor and research partner
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Windmills and organic beef help revitalize a struggling prairie town
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New fact sheets introduce farmers to organic processing
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Ag Policy Perspectives: "Get the US out of the WTO & NAFTA & CAFTA"
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Organics in the News: There’s a synthetic in my organic chicken
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Organics in the News: The unintended consequences of Harvey v. Veneman
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Organics in the News: Finally, a conservation program for those conserving
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Inspector's Notebook: To plant or not to plant
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Greenhouses Part 2: Putting it all together
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A second chance at life
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Reader Mail: What is a good pH level for mycorrhizae fungi?
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Reader Mail: How long before nightcrawlers in captivity produce offspring?
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Reader Mail: When will the farmers in Israel begin harvesting barley?
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Student farm at the University of Minnesota
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Training, workshops and relief activities for sustainable farmers in Palestine
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New Farmer Journal: The art of the deal (Your Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: A real job and a real education (North Country School)
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New Farmer Journal: Signs of spring (Essex Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: How much to plant? (Easy Growin' Farm)
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Specialty Cut Flower Column: Flowers and insects, Part 2
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CSA Journal: Thinking out of the box
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Turkey's organic farmers try to survive their European honeymoon
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Holding on to the family farm
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Early Season Weed Control, Part 3: In-row cultivation
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Getting heard on the Hill
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Reader Mail: Looking for stories about linking college farms with cafeterias
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Reader Mail: Where is your student farm list and how do we add ours?
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Readers helping readers
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New Farmer Journal: Thinking up compost (Stoney Lonesome Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Ready for spring (Sol-e-Terre Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: New horizons (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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On Farm to Another: These are exciting times!
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Intern Journal: Llamas in Lake Placid and a return to Ecuador
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Specialty Cut Flower Column: Flowers and insects, Part 1
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CSA Journal: And the moral of the story is...
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$2.8 billion in ag cuts stand firm
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UK school lunch crusade catches Blair's attention
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EC proposes simplifying origin rules
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Monsanto cleared for roundup ready flex cotton
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Poland seeks ban on GM-corn
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Biotech crops invade Latin America
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US launches probe into sales of unapproved GM corn
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Agriculture Dept. redirects $7 million to mad cow research
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Monsanto on a biotech tear
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Could next pandemic be stemmed by spicy cabbage?
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Vietnam struggles to hold bird flu at bay
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Wind power goes global
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Letter from Ontario: Sometimes it's not so different
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Weaknesses found in U.S. mad cow feed ban
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Vietnam struggles to hold bird flu at bay
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Mexico agrees to discharge water debt to Texas
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California qualifies for $6.9 million for storm recovery
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Local knowledge prevails in world's first biopiracy case
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Using composts for disease suppression
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Local beats organic for title of 'Greenest Ag Movement'
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Bolivia to test the GMO-life
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China seen opening door soon to biotech rice
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Hong Kong unprepared for potential food crises
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Event: Soil Association Organic Trade Conference
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Judge upholds Canadian border closing in mad cow case
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Mugabe government admits Zimbabwe food crisis
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Texas organic conference hosts tea party
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Organic research slowly gaining funds, practitioners and publicity
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Reflections from a Midwestern organic farmer of the year
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Farm needs bring together organic transplants and Wisconsin originals
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Greenhouse site selection, Part 1
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Letter from Ontario: The food is secondary
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Back to the future with AFSIC
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Agriculture export dumping booms over the last 10 years
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San Francisco restaurant gives heirloom fowl a taste-test
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Local economy loses millions to rice dumping
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Complaint requires clarification of the organic pasture rule
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USDA awards $15 million for farmers' market program
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Court rejects Bush factory farm rule

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February 2005:

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Citrus down by the bayou
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Internet buying clubs combine emerging technologies and community values
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Pan-Am Adventure: The ancianas of Santiago Atitlan
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Vine and Fig Tree: Israeli-Arab farmer builds future hope amid politics
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Research Perspectives: Transitioning to organic farming
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Inspector's Notebook : Taking the fear out of farm maps
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Inspector's Notebook: Planning the perfect rotation: Part three
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Organics in the News: The crucial question: What is pasture?
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Hundreds of millions of dollars needed to control bird flu
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Farmers ready for rust battle
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Farmer group announces more organic farmers needed
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Agriculture issues divide U.S. and Europe
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Perchlorate in breast milk found nationwide
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Bush judicial nominee not blamed for improper grazing deal
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California rains kill cows
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100 turbine windfarm planned for North Dakota
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Tillamook Creamery bans use of artificial growth hormones

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A rich mix of the new...and old
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City markets, a farmer's best friend
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Got milk cows? Get worms, make compost and sustain your dairy farm
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Organics in the news: A shift from public to private seed systems
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Organics in the news: Monsanto buys Seminis
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Reader Mail: How should I price my vegetables for sale to retail outlets?
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Reader Mail: What fertilizer brand name should I use on my transplants?
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A farrowing experience
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Truth builds bridges
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The New Ranch: The Getting Started Toolkit
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The New Ranch: Getting into the game
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New Farmer Journal: Flying the coop (Your Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Green acres (Essex Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Getting started (Easy Growin' Farm)
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Intern Journal: Post-harvest trauma
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Specialty Cut Flower Column: Questions, more questions...
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CSA Journal: Spring flowers bring me down ...
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Early Season Weed Control, Part 2: Blind cultivation
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Reader Mail: What is the cause of watery poultry droppings?
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Reader Mail: How can I reduce joint infections in my Cornish rock broilers?
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A nice place to shop
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Farrowing crates save lives
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New Farmer Journal: Coming home (Stoney Lonesome Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: New beginnings (Sol-e-Terre Farm)
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New Farmer Journal: Trial and error (Fresh Harvest Farm)
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Ask Jeff: Interested in getting universities in Illinois on the no-till plus project?
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Ask Jeff: Can I salvage my hay this spring?
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Intern Journal: Weather report
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CSA Journal: Just kidding around
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New movie showcases the successful side of farming
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Agriculture commodity prices continue long-term decline
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Biotech wheat liability measure defeated
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EPA sued for backroom deals with pesticide makers
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Banned as human food, StarLink corn found in food aid
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Terminator technology stopped, for now
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Farmers feed land where few packers rule
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Arizona rancher wins libel suit against environmental watch dog group
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China looking to make-over the world dairy markets
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Trap crop special
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Letter from Ontario: Trade changes better ag situation for some Canadians
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Mad cow slipped through feed rule crack
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Nutrition takes the lead in a plan to improve school lunches
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Famine fears rooted in Zimbabwe crop failures
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Testing after French mad goat turns up Scottish suspect
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Canada to unleash Terminator bombshell at UN meeting
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Court rules USDA exceeded authority over organic program
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Sustainable task force backs global approach to farm policy
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PCBs, fungicide pave the way for Parkinson's disease
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EPA avoids regulation of chemical experiments on humans
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USDA, EPA budgets face among largest federal cuts
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USDA forced to reveal Hawaii biopharm crop locations
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Lawmakers lash Bush's Canada beef plan
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Afghanistan pins its hopes on pistachios
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UN, U.S. officials try to calm mad cow fears
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Farmers push for shield from biotech crop liability
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Research Perspectives: Transitioning to organic farming
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A non-chemical strategy for getting rid of Canada thistle

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January 2005:

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Organic farming and biodiversity
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Talking Shop: Eliot Coleman takes his winter production strategies south
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Time for change: The story of Tilth’s remarkable birth
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Independent innovation
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FarmSelect™ is ready for use!
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Pan-Am Adventure: Sizing up organic farming in Mexico
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Inspector's Notebook: Planning the perfect rotation: Part Two
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Organics in the News: Reason to hope? New USDA head voices support for organics
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Organics in the News: “Organic” fertilizer may be organic, or it might be a surprise
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Water for food, water for ecosystems both essential
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First person-to-person avian flu transmission confirmed
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Massachusetts cranberry growers ordered to restore 25 acres
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The whole(sale) deal
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The story of our intentions
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Early Season Weed Control, Part 1: The basics of effective tillage techniques
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SLIDESHOW: Coturri Olives
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Ahead of the curve
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Conference Preview: 6th Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference
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Conference Preview: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
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Organic in India
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Reader Mail: Why did J.I. Rodale break with the biodynamic movement?
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Reader Mail: Can red wigglers and earthworms reproduce without a mate?
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More on the bean breeding front
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Green around the gills over the Green Revolution
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Reader Mail: Do The DeVaults have any additional tips for growing lettuce?
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Reader Mail: Where can I get those artichokes featured in Andy Griffin's journal?
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Paying tribute to a friend and collegue
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Ask Jeff: Gowing undercover on the shores of Lake Michigan
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Ask Jeff: Hay for horses in Mississippi
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Ask Jeff: Can I collect forage for winter without a bailer?
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One Farm to Another: Where does the time go?
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Intern Journal: New Turf
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Terminology 101
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Specialty Cut Flower Corner: Living the high life
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CSA Journal: Blame it on the boyfriend
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CSA Journal: A very dairy New Year
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Expanding organic pig feeding options
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The "Make Mine Organic!" conference
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Top ten agricultural law cases of 2004
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Students find interest in locally grown food
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EPA deal allows factory farms to avoid air laws
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Hard times for a big organic orchard
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Vine and Fig tree: Amidst the political strife of the West Bank the Zimmermans continue
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Research Perspectives: Vitamins, organic food and your health
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Organics in the News: Awelcome to incoming USDA Secretary Mike Johanns
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Inspector's Notebook: Planning the perfect rotation: 3-part series on crop rotations
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Last year's hurricanes hit today's vegetable industry
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Iowa wind farm starts generating power
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Some pesticides pose uncalculated risks
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Organic program's accreditation process audited
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USDA feels heat in response to organic pasture controversy
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New Zealand growers using four pesticides banned by U.S.
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Produce gets cheaper at major UK grocer
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Organic company expands into conventional territory
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New EFSA safety advice: freezing meat kills tapeworms
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UK group hopes education will keep biofuels clean
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Worldwide biotech crops experience near record growth
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Monsanto fined $1.5m over Indonesia bribes
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Grapegrowers meet to weigh the pros and cons of GMOs
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Organic research funding on par with 2004
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Monsanto assault on U.S. farmers detailed in new report
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Federal agencies must prefer bio, not petroleum, products
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Canada organic—Can you define that, please?
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Research shows machines keep weed manageable
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Fighting a GM take-over one community at a time
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Third Canadian mad cow rouses calls to retain import ban
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EU lifts foot and mouth ban for parts of Argentina
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Asian poultry trade status reviewed and largely rejected
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EC ban lifted for most Bulgarian poultry
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In Israel, fat geese are a thing of the past
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Baltic fish less contaminated than 25 years ago
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Another Canadian mad cow raises cross-border fear again
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Letter from Ontario: Worth watching in 2005
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Letter from Saskatchewan: Rural areas lacking critical mass to recover
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E. coli-free tea
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Vitamin E in nuts, seeds blocks cancer cell growth
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Bt corn "stumbles" on its way to total pest resistance
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U.S. livestock community splits over mad cow ban
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Florida station challenged for not airing complete BGH story
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States petition EPA to protect children from pesticides
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Another Canadian mad cow raises cross-border fear again

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