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Government issues roadmap to banks on marijuana business

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:06 PM

The federal government is giving banks a roadmap for doing business with marijuana sellers. Full Story

California bill seeks warnings on sugary drinks

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM

California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. Full Story

Feds accuse 2 brothers of purposely spoiling spuds

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Two brothers who operated a North Dakota potato farm are accused in federal court of intentionally spoiling potatoes after the 2006 harvest in order to collect disaster payments. Full Story

Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Full Story

LA abuzz about push for urban beekeeping

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Hundreds of beekeepers in Los Angeles have been raising bees in the city's residential areas — but so far, it's illegal. Full Story

Yellowstone planning for large bison slaughter

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Yellowstone National Park administrators say they plan to ship as many as 600 bison to slaughter this winter if harsh conditions inside the park spur a large migration of the animals into Montana. Full Story

USAID says new farm law to boost food aid abroad

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:54 PM

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees. Full Story

Missouri AG Challenges California Egg Law

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:11 PM

The lawsuit takes aim at a California law set to take effect in 2015 that prohibits eggs from being sold if they come from hens raised in cages that don't comply with California's new size and space requirements. Full Story

USDA Chief: Climate Change Already Hurting Farmers

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:04 PM

The Obama administration announced that seven new "climate hubs" will open in regions across the U.S., acting as clearinghouses for data and research about the effects of climate change. Full Story

Thailand: China Cancels Rice Deal Amid Graft Probe

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:04 PM

A Chinese state company, Pei Ta Huang, terminated a contract to buy 1.2 million tons of rice out of concern it would run into problems due to an investigation by Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission. Full Story

Companies Push Voluntary Labels On Modified Foods

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:03 PM

A federal standard for voluntary labels would get food manufacturers off the hook if any states pass laws requiring mandatory labeling. Full Story

Tax On Sweetened Drinks Floated In San Francisco

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year. Full Story

Freeze Cost Nearly A Quarter Of Citrus Crop

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Consumers are likely to see at least a slight increase in the price of oranges at the grocery store and can expect a shorter season for California citrus.. Full Story

Archer Daniels 4Q Takes Hit From Blocked Buyout

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company slipped 9 cents to $38.82 in midday trading. Its shares have risen more than 36 percent over the past year. Full Story

Research Council Awards Grants For Ag Research

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:01 PM

The projects including examining how nitrogen management systems utilized by farmers might help increase crop yields. Others include looking at the agronomic and environmental benefits of cover crops Full Story

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