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Impact of Hurricane Harvey on U.S.-Global Cotton Supply

Forecasters say the dangers include wind, wave and “monster” downpours that could potentially last a number of days, wreaking havoc and causing substantial loss in property and assets for individuals, businesses and industry spread across a large area of the Texas and Louisiana coastal region.

 

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from the Agricultural Retailers Association Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 953) and U.S. Senate (S. 340) that would clarify that federal law does not require the redundant and unfairly burdensome National Polluntant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for already regulated pesticide applications.  Click[…]

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Hunger problem in US eased in 2015, USDA report shows

The number of U.S. households where people don’t get enough to eat dropped significantly last year, but the level of food insecurity still remains higher than before the 2008 recession, according to a USDA report.   View the article here

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