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In Rural Wisconsin, Nurses Come To The Farm

posted on December 27, 2013 at 2:09 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture says 36 percent of U.S. dairy farmers lacked health insurance in 2011. Full Story

Health Plan Sticker Shock Ahead For Some Buyers

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Increasingly, experts in health insurance are becoming concerned that many of these first-time buyers will be in for a shock when they get medical care next year and discover they're on the hook for most of the initial cost. Full Story

Onion Growers Cheer Expected Water Rule Changes

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:46 PM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is writing food safety rules to prevent contamination from the likes of salmonella and E. coli bacteria, and its first take made onion growers unhappy. Full Story

Tech Startups Create Virtual Farmers Market

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM

A new crop of tech startups has begun to change the way people buy local groceries, creating new opportunities for small farmers and food makers. Full Story

Utility Linemen Brave Cold, Ice To Restore Power

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:34 PM

The storm has been blamed for 17 deaths in the U.S. and 10 in Canada. Five people apparently died from carbon monoxide poisoning tied to using generators. Full Story

Judge Rules Against BP In Spill-Settlement Dispute

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:18 PM

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said requiring claimants to meet BP's proposed requirements for connecting losses to the spill would bring the claims process to a "virtual standstill." Full Story

To Clean Up Coal, Obama Pushes More Oil Production

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Some environmentalists complain that it ends up releasing more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than is stored underground as waste. Full Story

Conn. University To Test Pot For Contaminants

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:03 PM

"If there's no certification ... it's like saying we don't check our meat for mad cow disease." Full Story

China Rejects 545,000 Tons Of Corn From US

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM

In a statement, the agency called on U.S. authorities to strengthen controls on corn exports to ensure unapproved strains are not sent to China. Full Story

Indictments Allege Conspiracy To Steal Corn Seed

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:24 AM

The indictment alleges the men conspired to steal patented seed developed by DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto and ship it to China. Full Story

China Promises To Promote US Beef Imports

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Beijing banned U.S. beef in 2003 due to fears of mad cow disease. It has promised in recent years to ease those restrictions but effectively maintained its ban. Full Story

ADM Stays In Illinois Despite Lack Of Tax Breaks

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM

ADM's announcement to stay in Illinois likely will give ammunition to both sides over whether states should play ball when companies make demands Full Story

Farmers Clash With Police In Greece

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:09 AM

They hurled oranges at riot police and battered the shields police were holding with traditional shepherds' walking sticks. Full Story

US Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:04 AM

The federal ruling on triclosan and other antibacterial ingredients lends new support to longstanding warnings from scientists who say the chemicals can interfere with hormone levels. Full Story

Man Ticketed For Trying To Trade Gator For Beer

posted on December 20, 2013 at 9:54 AM

The man trapped the 4-foot-long gator at a nearby park and brought it to the store where he proposed to trade the animal for a 12-pack of beer. Full Story
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