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Market to Market April 22, 2005 (#3033)


In the News

  • Scientists Study Canola-Based Biodiesel
    (Apr 22, 2005) Researchers in North Dakota plan to test canola oil as a possible source of diesel engine fuel by powering three tractors with a canola-derived biodiesel.
  • EU Concerned at Pace of Trade Talks
    (Apr 22, 2005) The European Union is concerned about the slow pace of negotiations to liberalize world trade, and is warning that countries cannot be complacent as they try to agree on a new global treaty, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso...
  • Anheuser-Busch Drops GM Rice Threat
    (Apr 22, 2005) Anheuser-Busch Cos has dropped its threat to boycott Missouri's rice crop after a biotechnology firm agreed to grow its genetically engineered rice farther away from commercial rice farms in the state.
  • Feds Endorse Salmon Recovery Plan
    (Apr 22, 2005) Federal authorities this week endorsed the first formal plan for restoring salmon species in the Columbia River basin -- more than a decade after the runs were declared threatened and endangered.
  • Government Appeal on Tobacco Ruling Denied
    (Apr 22, 2005) An appeals court this week denied the government's request to reconsider a decision barring the Justice Department from seeking $280 billion from major cigarette companies in an ongoing civil racketeering trial.