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Dust storm, hurricane-force winds tear destructive path across U.S. upper Midwest

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CHICAGO, May 13 (Reuters) – Hurricane-force winds tore across the U.S. upper Midwest Thursday evening, sending walls of dust across cities and rural towns, causing widespread property damage and killing at least two people. Straight-line winds up to 105 miles per hour (169 kph) reached from Kansas to Wisconsin, pushing......

SpaceX is expanding the solar farm at its South Texas launch facility

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX’s Starbase facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Michael Sheetz | CNBC SpaceX is expanding the solar farm at its Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas, according to documents obtained by CNBC from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The FWS documents,......

Satellites detect California cow burps, a major methane source, from space

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WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – Satellites have detected methane emissions from belching cows at a California feedlot, marking the first time emissions from livestock – a major component of agricultural methane – could be measured from space. Environmental data firm GHGSat this month analyzed data from its satellites and pinpointed......

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

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BEIJING, April 27 (Reuters) – China has recorded its first human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu, but the risk of its spread among people is low, the health authority said. The variant was found in a four-year-old boy from the central province of Henan province who showed......

Hawks-Heat delayed after ‘suspicious package’ found near State Farm Arena

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Game 3 of the Hawks’ first-round series against the Heat in Atlanta has been delayed after a “suspicious package” was found outside the stadium. The new tip-off time for the game is expected to be 7:55 p.m. ET. The package was reportedly located around the Dominique Wilkins statue outside State......

Life ‘very hard’ for Sri Lanka fishermen in financial squall

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NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 19 (Reuters) – After three weeks at sea, Anton Fernando tallies his sales of tuna and other fish on a dock in Negombo, a fishing town in Sri Lanka, where the country’s financial crisis darkens already murky waters. The math does not look good for Fernando......

China bans meat purchases from three Brazil exporters for a week

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BRASILIA, April 15 (Reuters) – China’s General Administration of Customs (GACC) has suspended imports from three Brazilian beef exporters – JBS SA (JBSS3.SA), Marfrig (MRFG3.SA) and Naturafrig – for one week, the newspaper Valor Economico reported, citing a statement sent to Brazil’s embassy in Beijing. The decision affects four plants......

Bird flu, Ukraine war push egg prices higher worldwide

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A farmer collects eggs at an organic poultry farm in Corcoue-sur-Logne, France, April 13, 2022. Picture taken April 13, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO/PARIS, April 14 (Reuters) – Severe outbreaks of bird flu in the United States and France are tightening global......

U.S. considers vaccines to protect poultry from deadly bird flu

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Chickens feed from a row of feed bins at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, April 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking into vaccines as an option to......

In Chablis vineyards, fear grows that destructive frosts may become the norm

Reuters
PARIS, April 3 (Reuters) – For French winemaker Thomas Ventoura, the spring frost that hit the Chablis vineyards of northeast Burgundy over the weekend has a bitter taste of déjà-vu. Just as at the same time last year, Ventoura and his workers had to rush out and place hundreds of......

From a Family Watermelon Farm to NASCAR Victory Lane

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NASCAR drivers celebrate their Cup Series victories in a wide variety of ways. Alan Kulwicki did the Polish Victory Lap in 1988, doing a backward lap around the track. Carl Edwards had his infamous backflip. Dale Jarrett and his crew were the first to kiss the bricks on the start/finish......

Gates Foundation, Qatar to spend $200 mln on climate-adaptive agriculture

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A person passes by on a scooter in front of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DOHA, March 27 (Reuters) – Major gas producer Qatar and the Gates Foundation will jointly......

U.N. agency warns Ukraine war could trigger 20% food price rise

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ROME, March 11 (Reuters) – International food and feed prices could rise by up to 20% as a result of the conflict in Ukraine, triggering a jump in global malnourishment, the United Nations food agency said on Friday. The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it was not clear......

Waldichuk’s work ethic fueling rise through Yanks’ farm system

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Bryan Hoch MLB – For more and to sign up click here Ken Waldichuk work ethic paying off in Yankees camp n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”ken-waldichuk-work-ethic-paying-off-in-yankees-camp”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”ken-waldichuk-work-ethic-paying-off-in-yankees-camp”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”ken-waldichuk-work-ethic-paying-off-in-yankees-camp”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”A fifth-round pick in the 2019 MLB Draft, Waldichuk posted a 6-3 record and 3.03 ERA in 23 games (21 starts) for High-A Hudson Valley and Double-A Somerset last......

Next to the last steel mill in town, a robotic farm grows backed by Pritzker billions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Currently less than 1% of fresh produce is grown through hydroponics systems versus open-field agriculture, but this segment is forecast by Mordor Intelligence to grow by nearly 11,% or about $600 million, by 2025. Fifth Season Next to the last......

(OFFICIAL) UPDATE 1 Food prices jump 20.7% yr/yr to hit record high in Feb, U.N. agency says

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Customers walk past a fruit stall at a street market, in Mexico City, Mexico December 17, 2021. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, March 4 (Reuters) – (This March 4 story corrects to replace year-on-year pct change in headline and first paragraph to......

NYC to turn Brooklyn port into a hub for offshore wind farm construction

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An artist rendering of the future South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, transformed into a major hub for wind turbine construction. Artist rendering courtesy Equinor A map showing the location of future wind turbines, the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects. Map......

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