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Market to Market August 7, 2009 (#3449)


In the News

  • University of Idaho Scientists Develop Weed Control Program
    (Aug 7, 2009) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOISE, Idaho -- The University of Idaho says researchers have developed a computer program to help Pacific Northwest growers better choose herbicides to control weeds and prevent crop damage.
  • Perdue to Play 'Hardball' Over Water
    (Aug 7, 2009) ALBANY, Ga (AP) - Georgia is preparing to step up its offensive in the long-running battle with its neighbors over federal water rights by focusing on Florida's environmental record and dredging up a 150-year-old ruling that could give Alabama less...
  • WA Farmers Prepare for Strict Immigration Rules
    (Aug 7, 2009) ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE -- Farmers in Washington are taking part in special training sessions in preparation for immigration investigations that the Obama Administration says will audit employers suspected of hiring undocumented workers, hoping to...
  • Deadline Nears For $44.5M in Agriculture Grants
    (Aug 7, 2009) BATON ROUGE, La (AP)- Farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals have until Aug.
  • High School Students Learn Farming at Ohio State
    (Aug 7, 2009) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On a small plot of land owned by Ohio State University, 13 high school students have dedicated their summer vacation to farming.
  • Farmers Find No Solace at Missouri Grain Fraud Hearing
    (Aug 7, 2009) MARTINSBURG, Mo (AP) -- Farmers hoping to recover money lost in a multimillion-dollar Missouri grain fraud scheme left a Friday administrative hearing sorely disappointed.
  • USDA Fined $30K for Storage Tanks in Puerto Rico
    (Aug 7, 2009) Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S Department of Agriculture has been fined tens of thousands of dollars for alleged improper maintenance of underground storage tanks in Puerto Rico.