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Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways

posted on August 27, 2015 at 4:22 PM

A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. Full Story

Records: California plans taking land for huge water tunnels

posted on August 21, 2015 at 4:36 PM

State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by... Full Story

U.S. seed plan aims to protect land after natural disasters

posted on August 21, 2015 at 4:34 PM

Federal authorities announced a plan Monday to produce massive quantities of seeds from native plants that can be quickly planted to help land recover from natural disasters such as wildfires and hurricanes. Full Story

Officials: Less chance of Colorado River water cuts in 2017

posted on August 21, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Wet weather in May and June brought good news Monday from federal water managers keeping close tabs on the Colorado River water supply for about 40 million residents in seven Southwest U.S. states. Full Story

U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:52 PM

The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed cutting methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade, part of on ongoing push by President Barack Obama to curb climate change. Full Story

USDA seeking proposals for production of bird flu vaccine

posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking bids from animal health companies for a bird flu vaccine. Full Story

California land quickly sinking in drought costs farmers

posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:35 PM

Land in Central California's agricultural region is sinking so quickly because of the state's historic drought that it is forcing farmers to spend millions of dollars upgrading irrigation canals and putting roads, bridges and other infrastructure... Full Story

CHS Inc. pulls plug on planned $3 billion fertilizer plant

posted on August 14, 2015 at 1:13 PM

Minnesota-based CHS Inc. said Wednesday it will not move forward with a planned $3 billion fertilizer plant in southeastern North Dakota. Full Story

University researchers develop device to count citrus fruit drop

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:50 AM

University of Florida researchers have invented a way to quickly and accurately count the amount of citrus fruit dropped early, so growers can see where the deadly citrus greening disease is most affecting groves. Full Story

13 states want judge to block new federal water rule

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Thirteen states led by North Dakota are asking a federal judge in Bismarck to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Full Story

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:13 AM

The federal review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has dragged on for nearly seven years, more than five times the average for such applications. . Full Story

Regents give university green light to develop new ag major

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:48 AM

The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a request from South Dakota State University to develop plans for an undergraduate agricultural degree that officials say isn't offered anywhere else in the country. Full Story

Judge: Company can survey Iowa man's land for pipeline work

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:44 AM

An Iowa district court judge says a man is obligated to let a company survey his land as part of a proposal for an oil pipeline. Full Story

Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatchery

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said Wednesday. Full Story

Import jump widens U.S. trade gap 7 percent in June

posted on August 7, 2015 at 4:02 PM

The U.S. trade deficit increased in June as solid consumer spending pulled in more imports, while the strong dollar restrained exports. Full Story
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