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John Deere Calls Off Some Layoffs At Waterloo Location

posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:09 PM

John Deere calls off some layoffs at Waterloo Iowa location. Full Story

Illinois Oil Train Derailment Involved Safer Tank Cars

posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:06 PM

GALENA, Ill. (AP) — The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week had been retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, railroad... Full Story

Some California Farmers To Go Without Federal Water

posted on March 6, 2015 at 3:26 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or... Full Story

House, Senate GOP looking at food stamp overhaul

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are laying the groundwork for an overhaul of the nation's food stamp program, trying again after an unsuccessful attempt two years ago. Full Story

USDA stats show Illinois had 'historic' corn, soybean yields

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:10 PM

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' 2014 corn and soybean harvest reached historic, "never seen" levels, Illinois Farm Bureau spokesman John Hawkins says. Full Story

Federal Government: Fuel-hauling trains could derail at 10 a year

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if... Full Story

Brazil detains alleged deforestation king of Amazon

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:59 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon's single biggest deforester, the country's environmental protection agency said. Full Story

Bill would allow raw milk to be advertised in Oregon

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sellers of raw milk want Oregon legislators to let them legally advertise their product. Full Story

Vilsack: Smartphones could tell consumers what's in food

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone. Full Story

Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Full Story

Growing pains: Oil boom turns prairie school to melting pot

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Every morning as principal Brad Foss arrives at his school — after just a 60-second commute — he's reminded of oil's giant footprint in this town. Full Story

Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese ties

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Lawyers for the world's largest pork producer say it is bad enough being told your product stinks, but it's going too far to mention that a Chinese company is behind it. Full Story

Colorado mountain snow is bright spot during drought in West

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Full Story

Court Ruling Lists Gray Wolf as Endangered in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reinstated Federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes region on December 19, 2014. The US Fish and Wildlife Service published its rule on the decision Friday. Full Story

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste. Full Story
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