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Colorado farmers struggle to find workers
Many workers used to be willing. But a few years ago, they started to move to other labor-intensive industries like oil fields or construction.

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Wild hog poison halted due to concerns over black bear
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain has halted the sale of Kaput over worries that black bears will be killed.
Canada: Trump wrong when he says dairy practices unfair
Canada: Trump wrong when he says dairy practices unfair
Canada has decided to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used to make cheese. It had been duty free but Canada changed course after milk producers there complained.
Hawaii environmentalists want chlorpyrifos ban
Hawaii environmentalists continue to push for state regulations on pesticide despite state lawmakers' hesitance
‘Tribunal’ alleges Monsanto hurts environment
Monsanto says hearings last year that led to the ruling were staged by “a select group of anti-agriculture technology and anti-Monsanto critics who played organizers, judge and jury.”
Farm Bureau leader looks forward to Perdue confirmation
Farm Bureau leader looks forward to Perdue confirmation
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall looks forward to fellow Georgian Sonny Perdue's confirmation
Iowa farmers say budget cuts would be devastating
Iowa farmers Monday asked Republican lawmakers to reconsider plans to eliminate an agriculture research center they say is vital to the state's largest industry
China’s economy gains steam; 1Q growth fastest since 2015
The 6.9 percent annual pace of expansion surpassed economists’ forecasts.
Bird flu surveillance zones lifted in western Kentucky
The quarantines on the two affected farms remain in place pending the completion of cleaning and disinfection procedures.
Kentucky burns hemp with too much THC
Kentucky agriculture officials say they burned a fraction of the hemp crop being grown in the state for commercial purposes because it contained a higher level of a psychoactive compound than is legally allowed
Kansas family faces life and death in prairie wildfire
Kansas family faces life and death in prairie wildfire
A howling north wind blew a wildfire that left carcasses _ of valued animals and prized trees _ on Brandon Grigsby's 600-acre ranch north of Ashland

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