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Corn's Price Drop Has US Farmers Looking To Soy

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:27 PM

The crop's golden luster has dulled and many growers are considering shifting acreage back to soybeans. Full Story

California Governor Proclaims State In A Drought

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Precipitation in most of the state is less than 20 percent of normal, and reservoirs are dwindling. Forecasts suggest the dry spell could continue, exacerbating the already heightened fire danger. Full Story

Wal-Mart Joins Initiative On Farmworker Pay In Florida

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:17 PM

The nation's largest retailer became the most influential corporation to join the initiative promoted by a coalition of farmworker activists based in southwest Florida. Full Story

K-State Agronomist Says Snow Cover Protected Wheat

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Wheat stalks are most resistant to winter conditions from mid-December to mid-January. Full Story

ISU Professor Leads Study Of Farm Field Erosion

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Global studies show that the world's cropland is losing topsoil faster than new soil is forming, reducing cropland's fertility. Full Story

TransCanada Will Look At Rail If Keystone Rejected

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Obama's initial rejection of the pipeline went over badly in Canada, which relies on the U.S. for 97 percent of its energy exports. Full Story

Deadline Looms For Panama Canal Expansion Dispute

posted on January 17, 2014 at 2:53 PM

The expansion project, now 72 percent complete, would double the capacity of the 50-mile (80-kilometer) canal, which carries between 5 and 6 percent of world commerce. Full Story

Lab Study Cuts Fracking Waste's Radioactivity

posted on January 17, 2014 at 2:48 PM

The discovery by Duke University researchers would allow oil and gas drillers to combine flowback waters from the fracking process with acid drainage from mining, or any other salty water. Full Story

Bourbon Truly American, Despite Foreign Ties

posted on January 17, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The transaction will create a global spirits heavyweight with annual sales of more than $4.3 billion. Full Story

Smithfield Urges Pig Gestation Crate Phase-Out

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:25 PM

The world's largest pork producer said Tuesday that it is asking the growers to move pregnant sows from gestation crates to group housing by 2022. Full Story

Natural Gas Exports: Slow Walk Or 'Danger Zone'?

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Energy companies say the U.S. should act now, before other countries such as Russia or Iran approve export projects that could help meet growing energy demands in Asia and other parts of the world. Full Story

Iowa 2013 Biodiesel Production A Record

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Iowa, the leading producer of biodiesel, accounted for 13.5 percent of the nation's biodiesel production last year. Full Story

Train Carrying Oil Derails, Catches Fire In Canada

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:16 PM

Of the 17 cars that derailed late Tuesday in New Brunswick province, five contain crude oil and four contain propane. Full Story

In Cold Snap, Recipe For Roads Goes Beyond Salt

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:12 PM

In Milwaukee, road crews are experimenting with plentiful cheese brine, a leftover from cheese making. New York and Pennsylvania are among states trying sugar beet juice, while molasses and potato juice are flavoring roads elsewhere. Full Story

Debate In Congress Next Phase Of Asian Carp Battle

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM

The Corps released a report Monday with eight potential approaches. Full Story

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