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Market to Market August 28, 2009 (#3452)


In the News

  • UN Warns that H1N1 Found In Turkeys Could Spread
    (Aug 28, 2009) ROME (AP) — The United Nations warned Thursday that the H1N1 flu recently detected in turkeys in Chile may spread to other poultry. It urged greater monitoring worldwide to prevent the virus from combining with the deadlier H5N1 strain of bird flu.
  • New Clue Found to Disappearing Honey Bees
    (Aug 28, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers have a new clue to the collapse of honey bee colonies across the country — damage to the bees' internal "factories" that produce proteins. Theories about the cause of bee colony collapse have included viruses, mites,...
  • Dangerous Pests Found In California Citrus
    (Aug 28, 2009) LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — A pest that can carry a fatal citrus disease has been found in Los Angeles County, stoking fears that California's $1.6 billion citrus industry could be hit by a potentially devastating threat.
  • Long Battle Over Field Burning Finds Resolution
    (Aug 28, 2009) LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — For nearly a decade Idaho farmers and clean-air advocates battled over agricultural field burning.
  • Wyoming Faces War of the Winds
    (Aug 28, 2009) GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) - Richard Grant Jr.'s family has ranched Wyoming's rugged granite-and-grass hills for generations, their 123-year-old ranch dotted with reminders of their long history - an historic schoolhouse, an old red barn and the parcels...