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Department of Agriculture needs assault weapons

Department of Agriculture needs assault weapons

The USDA, which distributes millions in crop subsidies and checks food quality, has issued a solicitation for submachine guns with 30-round capacity in a .40 calibre configuration.

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A hunger for justice

A hunger for justice

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University of Michigan seeks to prevent farmers' hearing loss

University of Michigan seeks to prevent farmers' hearing loss

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Michigan family's chickens are part of larger agrarian movement

Michigan family's chickens are part of larger agrarian movement

The Martin family of New Boston, Michigan, are part of a healthy trend throughout the country in which those who seek healthy eating find allies who grow healthy food that is not laden with chemicals and additives.

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Technological development may reduce agricultural nitrogen pollution

Technological development may reduce agricultural nitrogen pollution

Nitrogen used in agricultural fertilizer and is a major source of pollution in the Gulf of Mexico, causing a hazardous 'dead zone' that is depleted of oxygen.

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Paraguay: River transportation key to business development

Paraguay: River transportation key to business development

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Mexico: Food prices sky-rocket

Mexico: Food prices sky-rocket

Tomatoes are going for $5.77 per kilo in Mexico.

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Paraguay and Panama celebrate 20 years of growing bilateral trade

Paraguay and Panama celebrate 20 years of growing bilateral trade

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Paraguayan president touts investment opportunities for American businesses

Paraguayan president touts investment opportunities for American businesses

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God made farmers: Dodge Truck makes beautiful tribute

God made farmers: Dodge Truck makes beautiful tribute

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Guatemala: Hunger worse than economic crisis

Guatemala: Hunger worse than economic crisis

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Paraguay's exports of beef, rice, maize, wheat show increase

Paraguay's exports of beef, rice, maize, wheat show increase

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Paraguay's beef exports on the rise

Paraguay's beef exports on the rise

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Brazilian beef infected with mad cow disease

Brazilian beef infected with mad cow disease

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Nicaragua shows growth in agricultural sector

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Argentine trade barriers unfairly harming burgeoning Paraguay

Argentine trade barriers unfairly harming burgeoning Paraguay

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Stevia: indigenous plant of Paraguay

Stevia: indigenous plant of Paraguay

This is sweet news for Paraguay, even while Argentina and other neighboring countries seek to develop their production of stevia as an alternative sweetener.

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Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

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Paraguay: Stevia and economic diversification

Paraguay: Stevia and economic diversification

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Pope says malnutrition is exacerbated by excessive competitiveness

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Mulling meditations on food and politics

Mulling meditations on food and politics

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Oldest coins of the New World found in Dominican Republic

Oldest coins of the New World found in Dominican Republic

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Emboldened Paraguay takes on South American giants

Emboldened Paraguay takes on South American giants

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The global effects of drought in the U.S.

The global effects of drought in the U.S.

Inaction by President Obama and Congress will mean higher food prices and hunger worldwide.

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Group says UN's Sustainable Development agenda eliminates capitalism

Group says UN's Sustainable Development agenda eliminates capitalism

UN: Sustainable Development Conference will shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want.

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UN agency welcomes $66 million for agriculture and fishing projects in Saudi Arabia

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) today welcomed Saudi Arabia?s contribution of $66 million to implement its technical assistance projects in the country, which aim to benefit small-scale agricultural producers and fishermen.

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Stone Age remains chronicle rise of agriculture in Europe

Stone Age remains chronicle rise of agriculture in Europe

Analysis of Stone Age remains shows that farming moved north across the continent

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The American Way of Eating: by the numbers

The American Way of Eating: by the numbers

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The American Way of Eating: an excerpt from a fascinating book

The American Way of Eating: an excerpt from a fascinating book

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Common Agricultural Policy of the EU to address sustainability and energy efficiency

Common Agricultural Policy of the EU to address sustainability and energy efficiency

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MERCSUR countries show trade imbalances among themselves

MERCSUR countries show trade imbalances among themselves

Paraguay remains the step-child of the Southern Cone, importing more from MERCOSUR than its partners import from the land-locked country.

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Ledesma: Argentina's leader in agro-industry

Ledesma: Argentina's leader in agro-industry

Ledesma is the largest sugar producer in Argentina, but it has diversified into citrus and other products including bioenergy, paper, and fruit.

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Paraguay: Drought causes hunger and economic squeeze

Over 100 thousand people are going hungry in Paraguay, while crops such as soybeans are effected. Rivers are too low to float export ships and barges.

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Free markets equal more food, and larger waistlines

Free markets equal more food, and larger waistlines

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Workers in Central America die as wealthy nations dither

Workers in Central America die as wealthy nations dither

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Africa for Sale: where the poor have everything to lose

Africa for Sale: where the poor have everything to lose

Africans flee from farming even while foreign interests are swallowing up land as a new colonial era emerges.

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A drought coming to Mexico

A drought coming to Mexico

Mexico may get the worst drought in 70 years.

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Challenging complexities of hunger in the Horn of Africa

Challenging complexities of hunger in the Horn of Africa

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The Power of Pumpkins

The Power of Pumpkins

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Ancient cooking pots reveal gradual transition to agriculture

Ancient cooking pots reveal gradual transition to agriculture

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CRS Spearheads a USAID-Sponsored Learning Initiative to Fight Hunger

CRS Spearheads a USAID-Sponsored Learning Initiative to Fight Hunger

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