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The farmer who could shape control of the Senate

Montana Democrat Jon Tester has managed to use his agriculture background and down-home image to maintain his lock on a seat representing a largely conservative constituency. But with his spot up for grabs in a rigorous-looking race that could determine which party controls the senate, the organic grain farmer will have to fight to reclaim it.
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USDA warns seed companies to adhere to labeling requirements

An Agriculture Department letter warning the largest makers of corn, soybean and cotton seeds to double-check their compliance with labeling requirements is being welcomed by some groups as a step toward the agency’s goal for a fairer seed marketplace, while others would rather see the agency tackling other seed competition issues.
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