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Market to Market April 18, 2008 (#3333)


In the News

  • S. Korea, U.S. Resume Beef Trade
    (Apr 18, 2008) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea has tentatively agreed to relax quarantine regulations and resume U.S beef imports halted over concerns of mad cow disease, a news report said Friday, just hours before the two countries' leaders were to hold a...
  • FDA to Open Office in China
    (Apr 18, 2008) SINGAPORE (AP) - U.S food and drug regulators will start working in China next month once Beijing gives its final approval, the top U.S health official said Tuesday.
  • Study Advances Method of Making Energy from Farm Waste
    (Apr 18, 2008) ST LOUIS — Washington University engineers using imaging technology have found that vigorous mixing helps microorganisms turn farm waste into alternative energy.
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Invests in Online Grain Marketing Service
    (Apr 18, 2008) DES MOINES, Iowa - Pioneer Hi-Bred International, a division of DuPont Co., bought a stake in an online marketing service that connects farmers with grain buyers, the companies said.
  • Ethanol Producer Iogen Weighs Incentives from Canada, U.S.
    (Apr 18, 2008) IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) _ A company considering building an ethanol plant in eastern Idaho now has an attractive set of financial incentives from Canada to put the plant in that country, instead.
  • China Cracks Down on Illegal Land Grabs
    (Apr 18, 2008) Beijing (AP) - China has launched a crackdown on illegal land seizures for development, punishing thousands for land grabs that have caused anger and protests around the country.
  • ISU Ag School Enrollment Mirrors Booming Farm Economy
    (Apr 18, 2008) AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Enrollment at Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is mirroring the farm economy -- it's booming.