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California Salmon May be Moved by Truck

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:24 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Because of California's lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River. The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife... Full Story

Gas Prices May Jump from California Emissions Law

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday... Full Story

Yellowstone: Bison Slaughters Done for the Season

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter... Full Story

BNSF Pledges to Get Caught up on ND Ag Shipments

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Farm commodity rail shipments are running nearly three weeks behind in North Dakota, but BNSF Railway Co. has promised to get caught up before summer, the state's U.S. senators said Wednesday. Republican Sen. John Hoeven... Full Story

Europe Wants its Parmesan Back, Seeks Name Change

posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:56 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and... Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Landowners File Lawsuit Over Missouri River Floods

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species. Full Story

Louisiana Farms Await A New Generation

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:24 PM

According to the department's Ag Census, there has been a small increase in large family farms and non-family farms, but fewer mid-level farms. Full Story

Healthier Lunches Law Has Unintended Consequences

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM

While the legislation requires students take a fruit and vegetable, it cannot force them to eat it — and many students choose not to. Full Story

Bovine TB Found In Steer In Huron County Feed Lot

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:15 PM

The state Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Tuesday that lab tests on samples from a two-year-old Holstein steer from a Huron County feed lot had the illness. Full Story

President's Budget Proposes Horse Slaughter Ban

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The president's budget calls for the funding prohibition to remain in place through the end of the next budget year in September 2015. Full Story

Wind Energy Boom Expected In Northwest Iowa County

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:07 PM

The projects, which include turbine and power line construction, are expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and thousands of temporary jobs. Full Story

Age-Old Indicators Under Stress In High Bolivia

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Experts may scoff at such folk science, but the men and women who till the high mountain soil continue to swear by the traditional indicators, and Bolivia's government has even incorporated them into climate reports. Full Story

California Farmers Hire Dowsers To Find Water

posted on March 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

While both state and federal water scientists disapprove of dowsing, California "witchers" are busy as farmers seek to drill more groundwater wells due to the state's record drought that persists despite recent rain. Full Story

USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In Midwest

posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Dairy farmers and ranchers in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas can qualify for about $3 million to reseed pastures with alfalfa, clover and other plants appealing to both bees and livestock. Full Story

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