Cyclone Amphan Is a Warning for the United States

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International organizations praise Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 control

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Gazipur farmer strikes gold with Tulip farming

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Alarming rise in tobacco farming in greater Rangpur

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Cord family receives county farming honor

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‘Never give up on your farming dreams’ – SA’s top dairy producer

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Bill introduced in Congress to aid farms that CFAP missed

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Greta donates Rs 87 lakh towards flood relief in NE & B’desh – The Sangai Express

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Meet Buckwheat, the donkey you can hire to crash Zoom meetings

The coronavirus pandemic has led millions of people to embrace meetings via Zoom, but admittedly, those can be as tedious as in-person conferences. So one...

Richard D. Tryon, 96, oldest resident and native of Monterey, dairy farmer – The Berkshire Edge

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The winners of the 2020 TFL Audience Design Fund revealed

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Herdsmen return to Nimbo, destroy farms, set ablaze farmers’ settlements

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On 20 May, Super-Cyclone Amphan hit West Bengal and Bangladesh with wind speeds of over 200 kilometres per hour. It tore through embankments in...

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