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Biofuel benefits at stake as GOP questions extenders

Biofuel producers find themselves in a discomforting, but all-too-familiar, situation again this year. Valuable tax incentives have been allowed to expire once again, and Republican tax writers are openly questioning whether those and other lapsed tax breaks should be allowed to die.
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Grant targets Varroa mite as threat to honey bees

The Honey Bee Health Coalition, working with an international team of 12 scientists, has secured a $475,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to facilitate the testing of chemical compounds that could help beekeepers more effectively treat Varroa mite infestations.
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Happy Ag Day 2018!

Happy National Agriculture Day! Farmers, ranchers and rural communities across the country are marking the occasion with the simple goal of helping consumers understand where the food they eat came from and how the fiber and renewable resource products they use are made.
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