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    Free trade deals ‘at all cost’ frustrate Spanish farmers

    Spanish farmers are worried about the impact trade deals with Canada and Mercosur will have on certain sectors, particularly livestock. [Shutterstock] Spain’s agricultural sector is concerned about free trade negotiations between the European Union and third parties. The agreement with Canada (CETA) and ongoing talks with South American trade bloc Mercosur are raising doubts in […]

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    Low-income seniors urged to apply for farmers market coupons

    Qualifying residents age 60 and over in Lancaster County are encouraged to apply for coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmers markets, roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. The coupons, available through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, are good for fruits, vegetables, honey and fresh-cut herbs. The coupons will be distributed […]

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    Rockets, Mud And Phalluses: Parched Laos Farmers Pray For Rain

    The rockets and accompanying vaudeville dance acts are designed to prod the gods into sending thunderstorms. HOUA XEING, LAOS:  In central Laos dozens of loud explosions pockmark the sky as men dressed in female clothing wielding large wooden phalluses dance, while others lubricated by the local rice whiskey simply roll in the mud. Welcome to […]

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    Rockets, dust And Phalluses: Parched Laos Farmers Pray For Rain

    The rockets and accompanying vaudeville dance acts are designed to prod the gods into sending thunderstorms. HOUA XEING, LAOS: In primary Laos dozens of loud explosions pockmark the sky as guys wearing femalegarb wielding big wooden phalluses dance, while others lubricated with the aid of the neighborhood rice whiskey definitely roll inside the dust. Welcome […]

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    Rockets, mud And Phalluses: Parched Laos Farmers Pray For Rain

    The rockets and accompanying vaudeville dance acts are designed to prod the gods into sending thunderstorms. HOUA XEING, LAOS: In relevant Laos dozens of loud explosions pockmark the sky as men dressed inwoman apparel wielding massive wooden phalluses dance, whilst others lubricated by means of thenearby rice whiskey certainly roll in the mud. Welcome to […]