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Study: Killing Wolves Means More Livestock Attacks

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock. Researchers at Washington State University found that for every wolf killed in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming over the past 25... Full Story

Officials: Seed-Sharing Program Violates State Law

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Minnesota agriculture officials say a seed-sharing program at the Duluth library is on the wrong side of the law. Full Story

New Washington Rule, Fees Planned to Track Cattle

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:10 PM

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to impose a 23-cent fee on the sale of each head of cattle. The fee would raise more than $275,000 a year to help pay for a database that would help investigate livestock diseases. Full Story

Proposed Rule for Farms Aims to Improve Lake Erie

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Ohio's lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people. Legislation approved in the state House would ban farmers in much of... Full Story

Shale Gas Line to the Northeast Gets Federal Nod

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Federal energy regulators have approved a $700 million pipeline project designed to bring cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York. Full Story

White House Says 16 Cities Leading U.S. on Climate

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM

The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change. Full Story

Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

The world's biggest farm equipment supplier says its annual net income will drop about 40 percent and revenue from agricultural and turf equipment will fall further than it did in fiscal 2014. Full Story

Low Oil Prices Send Chills through Oil Patch

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Lower oil prices, while good for the broader U.S. economy, are a threat to what has been a surprising and dramatic surge in oil production in the U.S., and to drilling communities that have come to depend on oil money. Full Story

High court to review EPA mercury limits

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Full Story

White House Veto Threat Shelves Possible Tax Plan

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:18 PM

A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored... Full Story

Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:18 PM

A judge in southwestern Illinois has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state's new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would suffer immediate harm if the practice commonly... Full Story

Controversial central Missouri hog farm approved

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Opponents of a proposed large hog-breeding operation are considering their next step after the state approved an operating permit. Full Story

Research says regulations helping small hog farms

posted on November 26, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Researchers say environmental regulations have slowed the growth of large hog farms and helped some smaller ones survive. Full Story

EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:30 AM

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply. Full Story

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Gov. Mark Dayton says more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota. Full Story
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