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Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state’s herbicide ban
A major agribusiness company is asking an Arkansas judge to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage

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BYU-Idaho undergrads become ag researchers
BYU-Idaho undergrads become ag researchers
Brigham Young University-Idaho’s agricultural program is giving undergraduates a chance to experience advanced research for major clients.
Agriculture dean finalists to visit WSU
Agriculture dean finalists to visit WSU
Washington State University has named the four finalists for the dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.
Agricultural groups challenge California weed-killer warning
A coalition of national and Midwestern agricultural groups is suing to overturn a California declaration that the popular weed-killer Roundup can cause cancer
Organic-food purists assail the designation for hydroponics
Many traditional organic farmers say allowing hydroponic farms to be certified organic erodes the integrity of the industry.
Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in massive aquifer
The draining of a massive aquifer that underlies portions of eight states is drying up streams, causing fish to disappear and threatening the livelihood of farmers who rely on it to water their crops
Asia-Pacific forum sticks to free-trade gospel despite Trump
Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries announced an agreement on pushing ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Researcher: Farmers will warm to climate challenge
Researcher: Farmers will warm to climate challenge
WSU researcher optimistic farmers can adapt to climate change
Entrepreneurs encourage others to find a need in ag and meet it
Entrepreneurs encourage others to find a need in ag and meet it
Representatives of start-up companies helped by Western Growers’ new Center for Innovation and Technology encouraged other would-be start-ups to find their own niche.
Reopening The Sage Grouse Debate Has Ranchers, Conservationists Weighing Risk And Reward
Many in Oregon are worried that any roll back of the sage grouse plans could land the bird on the endangered species list.
Husband-wife team uses hawks to scare off ‘pest’ birds in LA
Husband-wife team uses hawks to scare off ‘pest’ birds in LA
Alyssa and Mike Bordonaro are used to double-takes when they use trained hawks to scare off pest birds like pigeons and seagulls in downtown Los Angeles and other Southern California locations

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