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Dutch count massive cost of tainted-egg scare

Dutch farmers and retailers on Monday were counting the costs stemming from the tainted egg scandal that swept Europe, saying the total ran into tens of millions of euros as two men at the scandal's centre were due to appear ...

Aug 14, 2017
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Tractor vibrations can be bad for farmers' backs

Researcher Catherine Trask and recent master's graduate Xiaoke Zeng have found that farmers experience prolonged "body shock" when riding horses or driving farming machinery on uneven terrain during an average workday. Whole ...

Jun 19, 2017
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Rural dementia—we need to talk

Research carried out by Plymouth University into the experience of dementia in farming and farming families, and its impact on their businesses and home lives, has identified four areas of concern which need to be addressed ...

Jan 11, 2017
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California to ban some pesticides near schools

California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016
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