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Master Article: Plague – Locusts Reek Havoc In Africa [2/21/20]

“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds” “U.N. alarmed by locust outbreak on verge of ‘plague’” “Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania” “Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa” “Plague of … Continue reading

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“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds”

“The locusts are so bad in some parts of Kenya that entire fields of crops are being devoured in as little as 30 seconds. Moses Omondi, a program officer at Farm Radio, a charity that works with to bring information and … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “…farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011”

“Farmers have struggled to escape a downturn that began in 2013, a slump made worse by President Trump’s trade war with China, Mexico and Canada that cut exports and depressed already low prices, while extreme weather including flooding, a freeze, … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Dramatic cold spell… causing catastrophic food crop failures”

“As reported by Michael Snyder at End of the American Dream, it’s not being discussed much beyond local media reporting, but record cold temperatures have arrived early in the United States this year, and they’re having a devastating effect on crops… … Continue reading

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[Europe] “Dutch Farmers in Mass Revolt Against [Environmental] Fascism”

“Thousands of Dutch farmers descended on the Netherlands capital to protest against onerous environmental restrictions that threaten their livelihoods. The demonstrations were sparked after the coalition government proposed that “Dutch livestock farming should be slashed to meet commitments on reducing … Continue reading

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“…The Chinese Ban On U.S. Agricultural Products Will Be A Death Blow For Countless U.S. Farms”

“U.S. farmers have never experienced a year quite like this. During the first half of 2019, endless rain and unprecedented flooding were the major problems.  As a result of the incredibly wet conditions, millions of acres of prime farmland didn’t … Continue reading

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“Farm bankruptcies shed new light on perils of Big Agriculture”

“The big picture: While his is a dramatic rendering of the state of American agriculture, Petersen has a point: Across industries, the U.S. has become a country of monopolies. Three companies control about 80% of mobile telecoms. Three have 95% … Continue reading

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