farming

hemp farming
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WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Around 550 farmers expect to harvest about 20,000 acres of the plant.
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Bizarre Cattle Deaths
- In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo provided by Silvies Valley Ranch, Colby Marshall, vice president of Silvies Valley Ranch poses for a picture in Burns, Ore. Silvies Valley (David Zaitz/Silvies Valley Ranch via AP)
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The animal’s sex organs and tongue had been removed. All the blood was gone.
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From left, Cora Dutschke, 3, Audrey Brouillette, 3, Darrell Brouillette, 8, and Emily Brouillette, 6, grandchildren of Slidell's Mary Beth and Doug Meyer, wear intrigued looks as they put their hands on the new world-record grapefruit, before the Meyers were presented with framed certificates from the Guinness Book of World Records by Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, for the seven pound, 14.64 ounce grapefruit that they grew, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 in a ceremony held at LDAF offices in Baton Rouge, La. The grapefruit was 13.6 ounces (385.6 grams) heavier and 1¼ inches (3.2 centimeters) bigger around than the 2006 record, set in Brazil. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP)
WWJ News
August 28, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A basketball-sized grapefruit has brought two world records to a Louisiana couple. The giant citrus grew in the yard of Mary Beth and Doug Meyer of Slidell. The Guinness Book of World Records says it's the world's heaviest and largest in circumference. It weighed 7 pounds,...
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In this June 5, 2019, photo, a bee pollinates a milkweed flower at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Md. The Environmental Protection Agency will allow farmers to resume broad use of a pesticide over objections from beekeepers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 12, 2019 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will allow farmers to resume broad use of a pesticide over objections from beekeepers, citing chemical industry private studies that the agency says show the product is only a lower-level threat to bees and other wildlife. Friday's EPA...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:04 am
Only 3.5 days this year had provided proper conditions for field work.
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Vegetables
May 28, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Michigandera did do better then people in many others states, including neighbors Indiana and Ohio.
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massive pumpkin AP
Judges inspect the first place pumpkin in the 45th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP)
October 09, 2018 - 10:01 am
The record for heaviest pumpkin in the world was set last year at a competition in Europe.
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soybean farming
Dreamstime
April 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
President Trump acknowledged that farmers could be adversely affected by the escalating tariff dispute with China, but promised to make it up to them.
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