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Imbalance between beet and cane sugar spurs concern

March 1, 2017 - For the past couple of years the supply of sugar from beets has been rising while prices have dropped, expanding a rift between beet and cane sugar producers and spurring government and industry analysts to consider whether USDA can continue treating the two commodities as one.


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USDA sees declining production in major US crops

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2017 – U.S. farmers will harvest 14.065 billion bushels of corn this year, down 7 percent from a record 15.148 bushels estimated for the 2016 crop, USDA projected today at its annual Outlook Forum. Soybean and wheat output is also expected to …..
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World food security in ‘jeopardy,' FAO warns

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 – The U.N.’s Food and Agricultural Organization is warning that mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from ....
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Bayer to fund projects to increase pollinator forage

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Bayer and its partners in a new Feed a Bee steering committee are making available $500,000 over the next two years to fund projects that will increase forage and plantings for honey bees, monarch butterflies and other pollinators in every state in the U.S.
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