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Stories with subject: Agricultural sector performance
  • Nigeria: Economy $510 billion, biggest in Africa 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:20 pm
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's recalculated economy is worth $510 billion, by far the biggest in Africa, officials announced Sunday using long overdue revised data that gives the West African nation continental bragging rights but does little for the 70 percent of its citizens living in poverty.

  • Vilsack: Ag economy remains strong due to exports 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:16 pm
  • JOHNSTON, Iowa - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds.

  • Agricultural equipment sales soar in South Dakota 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 10:46 am
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Good years in agriculture have led to a boom in farm equipment sales in South Dakota.