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Marching Against Monsanto

posted on May 31, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Organizers said "March Against Monsanto" protests were held in 52 countries and 436 cities. Full Story

Longhorn Ancestry Spans Globe

posted on May 31, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Scientists examined some 48,000 genetic markers on DNA from 58 cattle breeds, confirming the Longhorns of today are direct descendants of Spanish cattle brought by Columbus to Hispaniola. Full Story

Canada Disapproves New Meat Labeling Rules

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:42 PM

The WTO said last year that the 2009 U.S country of origin rule discriminated against livestock from Canada and Mexico. Full Story

Wisconsin Farmers And Firefighters Partner On Hazards Maps

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:37 PM

Agriculture remains one of the nation's most dangerous professions; accidents on farms kill hundreds and injure thousands each year. Full Story

High Crop Prices Entice Farmers To Expand Planting

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:32 PM

In Iowa, the average cash rent for corn or soybean fields is about $270 per acre, said Chad Hart, an Iowa State University agriculture economist. The average conservation payment in Iowa is $141 an acre. Full Story

Maker Of 'Lean Finely Textured Beef' Continues To Struggle

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:30 PM

The private company closed three of its four plants, scrapped expansion plans in South Sioux City and eliminated more than 700 jobs. Full Story

Obama Opposes GOP Bill On Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:27 PM

House Republicans say the bill is needed to ensure the long-delayed pipeline is built. Full Story

New Rice Contamination Reported In China

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Government inspectors discovered that 44.4 percent of rice and rice products tested this year in the southern city of Guangzhou in Guangdong province showed high levels of cadmium. Full Story

New Food Map Will Plot The American Diet

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Researchers are hoping their project will only be the beginning of a map that consumers, companies, researchers and even the government can use, breaking the data down to find out who is eating what and where they shop. Full Story

UN: Put The Bite On Bugs

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Scientists who have studied the nutritional value of edible insects have found that red ants, small grasshoppers and some water beetles pack enough protein to rank with lean ground beef while having less fat per gram. Full Story

What They Eat Might Be Bugging You

posted on May 24, 2013 at 2:55 PM

The Market for edible bugs and worms that can help meet global food demand is expected to grow 60 percent by 2050. Full Story

Health Insurance a Sticking Point on Immigration Reform

posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM

A bipartisan group of House members that has been trying for months to finalize a comprehensive immigration bill is encountering difficulties and trying to decide whether to split up or keep trying. Full Story

Immigration: E-Verify Amendment Defeated

posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM

Senators working on a bipartisan immigration bill have defeated an effort to speed up a new workplace identity verification system. Full Story

Senate Extends Water Resources Development Act

posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:13 PM

The Senate on Wednesday put aside its partisan differences to extend the federal government's main water resources law, which promotes investment in port improvements, flood protection, dam and levee projects and environmental restoration. Full Story

Study Says Arkansas Drinking Water Unaffected by Fracking

posted on May 17, 2013 at 1:59 PM

A new study says natural gas drilling, or fracking, hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas but researchers say the geology there is more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where drilling takes place. Full Story

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