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Could Ethiopia Be the Bright Spot for Diageo?

Diageo (NYSE:DEO), the world leader in alcoholic beverages, has been facing tough circumstances recently in their traditional markets. For one, they have been losing share in the U.S., which accounts for over 20% of net sales and 45% of profits, on account of uneven economic growth, lack of price competitiveness, and changes in consumer preferences. 789 more words

Ag Related

Central role of women in achieving food and nutrition security

Photo credit: UN News Centre

A woman planting a shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa )in Ghana to protect riverbanks, and for her economic empowerment. Shea butter is eaten or sold for cosmetics. 308 more words

Food / Food Security

Imbalance in Property Taxes Nothing to Be Proud Of

I recently had the opportunity to travel across Nebraska to visit with Farm Bureau members to talk about our efforts to secure property tax relief during the 2015 Legislative session. 414 more words

Nebraska

Why do we dock lamb's tails?

If you have not met Grover, here is our little Southdown/Leicester cross lamb.

Isn’t he just the cutest? I thought so too :)

Today Grover, like any lamb on our farm, got his tail docked. 664 more words

Agriculture

WITH NATIONAL AG DAY COMING – SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES MAY LOOM FOR AG IN AMERICA

There’s a saying going around: “If you eat, you are involved in agriculture.” I don’t know who said it first, but it’s true. Think about it. 437 more words

Economics

Hormone Mimics Taxing Human Health

A series of studies led by New York University has come to the conclusion that endocrine-disrupting chemicals, which includes a wide range of chemicals, from pesticides, to plastics, to pain-killers, are causing over $165.4bn a year in damage to human health in Europe. 17 more words

Nature And The Environment