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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

Indiana State University Will Allow Company to Drill for Oil

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

A company is set to move drilling equipment onto Indiana State University's property and start looking for oil. Full Story

DiGiornio Severs Ties With Wisconsin Dairy Farm for Alleged Animal Abuse

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows. Full Story

New U.S. Autos Continue to Improve Miles Per Gallon

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection... Full Story

Experts Say 2013 Cooler Temps Only "Brief Respite" for Global Warming Threats to Arctic

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and... Full Story

Chinese Nationals Charged With Conspiring to Steal U.S. Patented Seed Corn

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Six men from China including the CEO of a seed corn subsidiary of a Chinese conglomerate have been charged with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two of the nation's leading seed developers, prosecutors said Thursday. Full Story

Mexico's Congress Votes to Open Oil Industry to Private Investors

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:05 PM

Mexico's Congress has voted to open up the country's moribund state-run oil industry to private investment, following a raucous, hours-long debate over the most dramatic energy reform in decades. Full Story

Experts Fear Erosion of Record Iowa Farmland Values

posted on December 13, 2013 at 11:56 AM

The 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey says farmland values rose 5.1 percent from last year, setting another record. Full Story

Missouri Processor Recalls 1,450 Pounds Of Meat

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month. Full Story

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