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Day 22 – NaPoWriMo 2017 – “Mother Earth!”

Day 22 – Our prompt for the day (optional, as always). In honor of Earth Day, I’d like to challenge you to write a georgic… 204 more words


As global groundwater disappears, rice, wheat and other international crops may start to vanish

from PBS Newshour

We already know that humans are depleting vital groundwater resources across the globe. But a new study shows one of the biggest causes of disappearing groundwater is the international food trade. Read more…

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Wasco County Farm Subsidies

One of the things we wanted to understand, in preparing for the Comprehensive Plan update, was how some farmland in Wasco County is currently being used and how that may change in the future. 48 more words

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Learn the Basics of Commodities Trading

Over the course of history, commodities markets have impacted the economy, countries and its general public. There are proofs in history that shortages of vital commodities have led to wars and series of colonizations. 549 more words

Schneider Electric to sell DTN to Swiss group TBG in $900 million deal

French electrical components maker Schneider Electric (SCHN.PA) has agreed to sell agricultural information company Telvent DTN to private Swiss group TBG AG in a deal worth around $900 million (718.05 million pounds) based on enterprise value, Schneider said on Monday.

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Recap Mar 30, 2017 - Rain, Rain, please come again! #ThrowbackThursday

Today has a been an unexpectedly busy week. I had a very large funeral I was presiding at on Tuesday afternoon during a HUGE thunderstorm that we desperately needed. 329 more words