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UN: Better Livestock Handling Curbs Greenhouse Gas

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Report says more productive animals can reduce livestock's carbon footprint by reducing herd size.. Full Story

CHS Pledges $3 Million Toward Agricultural Safety

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

The investment includes $1 million for competitive grants to support rural safety projects and $2 million to support safety programs with five partner organizations. Full Story

Program Sends Surplus Corn to Hungry Americans

posted on September 27, 2013 at 3:29 PM

The program is made possible through the donations and expertise of some of the biggest names in agriculture, including Cargill, General Mills, Seneca, Birds Eye, and Supervalu. Full Story

Smithfield Shareholders Approve Shuanghui Deal

posted on September 26, 2013 at 5:01 PM

The deal, which is expected to close Thursday, will be the largest takeover of a U.S. company by a Chinese firm, valued at about $7.1 billion including debt Full Story

Study: Methane leaks from gas drilling not huge

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Drilling and fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has been feared, a new study says. Full Story

Large Asian carp found in lake near Lake Michigan

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Members of Congress say the recent discovery of a large Asian carp near Lake Michigan underscores the need to separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds in the Chicago area. Full Story

NH college uses dishes to promote healthy eating

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:07 PM

They may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options. Full Story

Court upholds California's low carbon fuel standard

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:04 PM

A panel of federal judges upheld California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuels producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story

Big shareholder concedes on Smithfield deal

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:01 PM

Smithfield Foods Inc.'s largest shareholder says it will vote in favor of a proposed takeover by a Chinese meat producer after failing to find an alternative bidder. Full Story

Holy cow! Bovine quadruplets born on Cuba farm

posted on September 20, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Holy Cow! A Cuban dairy farmer says one of his cows has given birth to four healthy calves, a highly rare occurrence. Full Story

Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest. Republicans have seized control of statehouses across the traditional battleground region, where they've slashed budgets with a... Full Story

In drought, water war in Calif. fought underground

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:44 PM

Throughout central California, a water war is quietly being fought underground. Farmers, residents and urban water districts have seen their wells go dry because the water table has fallen so low. Those who can afford it have been drilling deeper... Full Story

USDA cracks down on Internet pet sales

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:41 PM

The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. Full Story

USDA to let Hawaii ship avocados to mainland US

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Guacamole connoisseurs around the U.S. will soon have a new domestic avocado to try — not from California or Florida, but Hawaii. Full Story

Oil in Quebec train disaster was mislabeled

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

TORONTO (AP) — The oil carried by a freight train that derailed and exploded in Quebec this year had been misclassified as a less dangerous type of crude, Canadian officials said Wednesday, and they urged U.S. and Canadian regulators to ensure... Full Story

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