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China | 27 November 2010
Chinese dairy raises the bar for cow-pat power

A Chinese dairy farm is installing the world’s largest system to turn steaming cow pats into enough electricity to power thousands of homes, it was reported Tuesday. The device at the Huishan Da...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
Clone farming would introduce cruelty on a massive scale, say animal welfare groups

The introduction of clone farming would result in cruelty on a massive scale, academics and animal welfare groups warned last night. They spoke out after a committee of Government advisers ruled that ...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
90% of farmers to have EU Single Farm Payments in the bank by end January 2011

Rural Affair Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has announced the start, on the 1st December 2010, of a new system for paying the EU Single Farm Payment (SFP) subsidy to qualifying farmers.


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India | 27 November 2010
Stray cattle brings Rahul's convoy to halt

Commuters on the main roads of the city face this every day. On Friday, Congress leader and youth icon Rahul Gandhi had a first-hand experience of the menace of stray cattle on city roads. His convoy...


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USA | 27 November 2010
Cash grain prices appreciate 1%-5% this week

U.S. cash grain prices rallied back to mid-month highs this week, appreciating by about 1% to 2% for wheat and 3% to 4% for corn and soybeans during a trading period that was truncated by Thursday&rsq...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
Hampshire farmer is killed by charging bull

A farmer has been killed by a charging bull in Hampshire, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said. The 58-year-old, named locally as Ian Rook, was said to have been "tossed in the air" ...




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