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7 Agriculture Headlines Not To Miss, June 16

June 16, 2014
By: Chris Bennett, Farm Journal Technology and Issues Editor google + 
 
 

1. Farmer Finds Wife, Thanks Cow

Steven O’Kane’s new bride fell in love with his prize British Blue heifer -- and then him later. (BBC) 

2. Dr. Oz is P.T. Barnum

Whether weight-loss products or GMO crops, no claim is too outrageous for Dr. Oz. (Daily Beast)

3. Take a Peek at the Death Map

Here’s a slightly depressing map that shows the leading cause of death in every country of the world. Heart disease, cancer, HIV, tuberculosis: all the usual suspects are lurking. (Salon)

 

For more, see 7 Agriculture Headlines Not to Miss, June 13

 

4. EPA is Transparent like Mud

A watchdog group is suing the NSA to get access to EPA phone records. "We have found the silver lining of the NSA affair: While spying on all of us, our federal spooks inadvertently caught some of their lawbreaking political operatives at EPA," said Christopher Horner, one of the lawyers involved. (Washington Times)

5. Are Saltwater Plants the Future?

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