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Impressive SVR12 data for once-daily combination to treat HCV genotype 1 patients

Results from three Phase III clinical trials evaluating the investigational once-daily fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir 400mg and...


Farm Bill- Policy Issues; Ag Economy; Regs; Biofuels; and, Transportation- Friday

Farm Bill- Policy Issues: Nutrition, Title I Earlier this week on The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC- television), Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was asked about the minimum wage...


Medical News Today

Global poverty likely underestimated, could be up to a third higher than reported

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030.


Ed's World : Grain Marketing

Delayed Planting and Corn Yields in Minnesota

It is early April and already there is a lot of chatter about getting the crop in the ground in a timely manner. The winter was very cold, and the frost runs very deep. And over...



USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise

The best rhetorical question asked on this day of significant USDA reports was, “Was there anything that surprised you?”  In looking at the response of the...


Purdue Agriculture News

Indiana Horticultural Congress Jan. 21-23

Purdue Extension's annual Indiana Horticultural Congress will be Jan. 21-23 in Indianapolis with sessions designed to meet the needs of fruit, vegetable, wine, organics and...


Agriculture in Van Wert, OH

Dry Weather and Fall Herbicide Options

OSU’s Dr. Mark Loux provided an overview of dealing with fall herbicide applications during dry conditions in the most recent CORN Newsletter. I have summarized a few basic...


Alex Tiller on Agriculture

New Friends...

I was fortunate enough to meet and have dinner with Joel Salatin at the MiNE Conference this week in Denver. 


NYT > Urban Agriculture

Blighted Cities Prefer Razing to Rebuilding

Baltimore and other postindustrial cities are destroying vacant buildings, rather than restoring them, in hopes of stabilizing neighborhoods.


Food and Farming Canada

Soy underpins Argentine economy

Most of the time what I write about on these pages have to do with food and farming in Canada.Every once in a while, though, I’m lucky enough to have a chance to experience...