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There are lots of great sources of agriculture news on the internet that will keep you informed and knowledgeable about the sector. At Wiser, we take the best of this content and deliver it to you in the form of an easy-to-use and comprehensive free daily email. With our service, you will get the information that you need from the sources that you trust quickly and efficiently. Agriculture is one of the oldest industries in the United States, and it is also one of the most important. The US is a net exporter of food while the industry employees millions of people. This is before you look at the impact the industry can have on the everyday life of Americans, or the influence of the agricultural sector in other parts of the world. It is also an industry that is changing as populations shift, new technologies become available, and governments strive to maintain food security for their countries. Whether you need information on crop prices, details on the latest innovations in technology, or you want to stay up-to-date with government policies and initiatives, the Wiser daily agriculture news email is for you.

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Hard Brexit would mean more and cheaper British fish – but there's a catch
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£10m a year needed to ensure England's soil is fit for farming, report warns
The Guardian • Jessica Aldred
In Brexit, Economic Reality Competes With Nostalgia for Bygone Days
The New York Times • David Segal
Queensland poised to pass tougher land-clearing laws as early as next week
The Guardian • Ben Smee
Lab-grown meat
BBC • Alison Van Diggelen
2018 Goldman environmental prize - the winners in pictures
The Guardian
Sainsbury's accused of breaking pledge on chicken welfare
The Guardian • Sarah Butler
Grubs up: Supermarket offers Spanish shoppers insect-based foods
The Guardian • Sam Jones
Midwest farmers fear tariff war, while their steelworker neighbors cheer
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New guidance to help consumers make better meat choices
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Hard Brexit would mean more and cheaper British fish – but there's a catch
The GuardianDamian Carrington Environment Editor
A hard Brexit that banned EU fishermen from UK waters would lead to many more fish being landed by British boats and a corresponding drop in prices, according to new economic analysis. But there’s a catch. Two-thirds of the fish UK consumers...
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Agriculture, Environment
£10m a year needed to ensure England's soil is fit for farming, report warns
The GuardianJessica Aldred
England must invest £10m a year to ensure its soil is productive enough to continue to grow food by the end of the century, a new report warns. Soil erosion and the pollution of watercourses is putting the entire £8bn farming industry...
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Finance, Fishing Industry
In Brexit, Economic Reality Competes With Nostalgia for Bygone Days
The New York TimesDavid Segal
Image Branded “idiots,” residents of Grimsby, England, choose romance for a dying fishing industry over another that is thriving. A scrum of wholesalers at the daily auction at the Grimsby Fish Market. The market is a chilled and cavernous hall, which one...
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Agriculture, Biodiversity
Queensland poised to pass tougher land-clearing laws as early as next week
The GuardianBen Smee
The Queensland government may push land-clearing laws through parliament as early as next week, after a committee report recommended few changes to its proposed vegetation management act. The report, tabled late on Monday night, noted concerns from the Liberal National party opposition...
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Agriculture, Finance
Lab-grown meat
BBCAlison Van Diggelen
The meat industry is a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions and deforestation, and a huge consumer of water. But can lab-grown veggie alternatives wean us off our addiction to red meat? Silicon Valley tech companies are betting on it. Evan McCormack,...
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Energy & Utilities, Environment
2018 Goldman environmental prize - the winners in pictures
The Guardian
From an anti-nuclear court ruling in South Africa to a campaign that nudged the Vietnamese government from coal to renewable energy, the winners of the world’s leading environmental prize are all grassroots activists who have taken on powerful vested interests A defender...
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Agriculture, Environment
Sainsbury's accused of breaking pledge on chicken welfare
The GuardianSarah Butler
Sainsbury’s has been accused of breaking promises on improving welfare conditions for chickens after it handed back a good practice award. The animal rights pressure group Compassion in World Farming said Sainsbury’s applied for the group’s “good chicken” award in 2010 and...
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Agriculture, Environment
Grubs up: Supermarket offers Spanish shoppers insect-based foods
The GuardianSam Jones
The supermarket giant Carrefour is offering shoppers in Spain the chance to challenge their palates, help the planet and torment unpopular dinner guests with a range of insect-based products. The French multinational is stacking the shelves of more than 300 of its...
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Agriculture, Education
Midwest farmers fear tariff war, while their steelworker neighbors cheer
yahoo.com
More COLUMBIA, Ill. — As Daryl Cates well knows, farming requires a mix of luck and faith. The 62-year-old has spent most of his life working the dark, rich soil of his family’s farm here a little over a mile east of...
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Agriculture, Environment
New guidance to help consumers make better meat choices
The GuardianFiona Harvey Environment Correspondent
Eating less meat has long been advocated for our health and that of the planet, but the choices we make within that advice can be just as important, according to a new report. Choosing lamb, for instance, means the animal is almost...
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