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Mad cow disease in Asia confirmed

TOKYO -- A test has shown that a Japanese animal slaughtered in August carried the mad cow disease, the Ministry of Agriculture said Saturday, confirming the first known case of the deadly brain-wasting illness in Asia. The Japanese government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/22/tec_321976.shtml
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Tour unveils technology to Tanzanian officials

...agricultural sector is the backbone of our economy," said Nkuvililwa Simkanga, the senior economist for Tanzania's Ministry of Agriculture. Although 80 percent of its 33 million people make their living in agriculture, Tanzania still relies on outdated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/25/tec_340568.shtml
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Tour unveils technology to Tanzanian officials

...agricultural sector is the backbone of our economy," said Nkuvililwa Simkanga, the senior economist for Tanzania's Ministry of Agriculture. Although 80 percent of its 33 million people make their living in agriculture, Tanzania still relies on outdated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/24/tec_340394.shtml
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Losses mounting in English countryside

...her. Two days later, on March 13, the British Ministry of Agriculture confirmed what Shadwick feared: The herd was...you've got to put yourself in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture and the army and leave them to deal with the mess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/11/tec_312304.shtml
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Alabama cow tests positive for mad cow disease

...bone meal, it will not influence the South Korea-U.S. beef import agreement in January," the South Korean Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry said in a statement issued Tuesday in Seoul. Under the January agreement, South Korea planned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/15/liv_69970.shtml
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Manna from the West

...populations. The cash crop nursery program will help 240 local farmers, but 5,000 applied for assistance. "The Ministry of Agriculture will have to come in," says Lah. "Nimba County is big, and for one NGO to respond to the needs of the farmers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/met_322898.shtml
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Manna from the West

...populations.The cash crop nursery program will help 240 local farmers, but 5,000 applied for assistance."The Ministry of Agriculture will have to come in," says Lah. "Nimba County is big, and for one NGO to respond to the needs of the farmers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2001-09-09/manna-west
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Bird flu could threaten human worldwide, research suggests

...them lethal in mice," reported the team led by Hualan Chen of the Animal Influenza Laboratory of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture. While human infections from bird flu remain rare, the World Health Organization considers it a potential major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/liv_420658.shtml
Life & style
Showing little angst, Japan pushes cloning to the marketplace

...interest is to revive Japan's cattle industry," said Makoto Tabata, who is in charge of cloning research for the Ministry of Agriculture. Cloning, it is hoped, will spawn a breed of supercattle and reliable source of high-quality beef that can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/10/tec_244357.shtml
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Research identifies gene structure of rice

...untouched by the project scientists. The consortium had expected to complete the sequence by 2008. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, a leader in the international project, released a statement Tuesday that "the use of this data by the international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/08/tec_286619.shtml
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