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Here Cropchoice presents an assortment of interesting farm news releases from a variety of sources. You'll find mention of many of these stories in Cropchoice news. Listing here does not imply endorsement by Cropchoice.

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         January 2002

  • Farmers Anticipate Record Lows While Cargill Expects Record Gains

  • Authored By: National Farmers Union
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Jan. 17, 2002) While net farm income is expected to decline 20 percent, agribusiness giant Cargill, Inc., is enjoying a 51 percent increase in earnings compared to a year ago. "Something is definitely wrong with this picture," National Farmers Union President Leland Swenson today told delegates to the National Farmers Organization convention. "While farmers have experienced a five-year economic slump, some large agribusinesses are profiting from low prices farmers must take for the commodities they produce."

  • Monsanto welcomes ISAAA report highlighting success for biotech crops in developing world

  • Authored By: Monsanto
    ST. LOUIS (Jan.10, 2002) - Monsanto Company welcomes today's report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA), which demonstrates the growth in use of plant biotechnology around the world and its importance to improving agriculture in the developing world.

  • Global week of action against Starbucks

  • Authored By: Organic Consumers Association


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