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Drought's Grip Unrelenting Across Midwest
(Dec 21, 2012) Thursday's weekly U.S. Drought Monitor update shows that roughly 62 percent of the continental U.S. remains in some form of drought.
FDA Review Of Tobacco Products Grinds To A Halt
(Dec 21, 2012) An Associated Press review has found that the Food and Drug Administration has not ruled on nearly 3,500 product applications.
Conservationists Team Up With Ranchers, Loggers
(Dec 21, 2012) Experts say there's been a shift to working more with industries once seen as harmful by environmentalists.
Oregon Department Of Agriculture Presses Plan To Allow Canola Production In Willamette Valley
(Dec 21, 2012) The Agriculture Department sparked controversy last year when it cut in half the region where farmers are prohibited from growing canola -- a plan that was ultimately halted by an appeals court.