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Judge rules in favor of 'Field of Dreams' rezoning

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:08 PM

A judge has ruled that Dyersville officials acted legally in approving a zoning change for a proposed baseball complex at the "Field of Dreams" movie site. Full Story

20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes debut at $209 a pound

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:06 PM

A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price. Full Story

Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny

posted on May 29, 2015 at 5:57 PM

Emergency workers and officials from a pipeline operator had gathered last week to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell at a nearby beach. Full Story

U.S. officials revive oil train safety order after complaints

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:27 PM

U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments. Full Story

Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species. Full Story

Washington farmers are dumping unprofitable apples

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:05 PM

A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers. Full Story

California OKs Offer of Voluntary Water cuts by Farmers

posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM

California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Full Story

Regulators Order Pipeline Testing, Other Steps After Spill

posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM

The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. Full Story

New Texas Law Bans Cities From Banning Fracking, Drilling

posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities. Full Story

House Panel Votes to Repeal Country-Origin Meat Labeling Law

posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:42 PM

A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Full Story

To Fight Bee Decline, Obama Proposes More Land to Feed Bees

posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:41 PM

A new federal plan aims to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making millions of acres of federal land more bee-friendly, spending millions of dollars more on research and considering the use of fewer... Full Story

New Group Hopes to Build on Illinois' Farm, Food Industries

posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:09 PM

A Chicago nonprofit and the Illinois Farm Bureau hope to bring the state's agriculture and business industries together to turn the city and state into a global hub for farm and food-production. Full Story

USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:37 PM

The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

Oil industry challenges rules meant to stop train explosions

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:37 PM

The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in recent years. Full Story

Colorado's rain isn't helping Southwest reservoirs

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:23 PM

Colorado is slogging through a wetter than normal spring, with heavy rains restoring much-needed moisture to parched rangeland and sending some rivers over the banks. Full Story
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