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PNS Daily Newscast - October 20, 2017 


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Public News Service - UT: Sustainable Agriculture

PHOTO: National Farmers Market Week is being celebrated in Utah and across the U.S. this week. The initiative is designed to promote the abundance of fresh foods available to consumers, and the economic benefit to farmers. Photo courtesy of the Utah State Law Library.

SALT LAKE CITY - From Logan to St. George, the variety of fresh foods for consumers and millions of dollars annually for Utah farmers are being promoted this week in Utah during National Farmers Market Week. Larry Lewis with the state Department of Agriculture says Utahns spent nearly $16 million i

PHOTO: Gregory Butte, as seen from Lake Powell. The lake is as popular as a summer boating destination as it is a water source for the Southwest. Photo credit: Bob Moffitt, National Park Service.

SALT LAKE CITY – It's another sign of trouble for water users in the West and Southwest, including Utah. The Bureau of Reclamation's new forecast comes out today and includes a warning that it will reduce the amount of water released from Lake Powell to the lower Basin states starting in Octo

PHOTO: Honeybee on flower. Photo credit: Jeff Pettis, U.S. Agricultural Research Service.

DELTA, Utah - September is National Honey Month, and Utah beekeepers say it's been a year full of challenges for both professionals and hobbyists. The hot, dry weather has meant fewer and less-healthy crops and flowers in some areas, which are necessary for the pollination process and as food the be

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