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Kansas Farmer sues Monsanto over GMO Wheat discovery

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM

A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and... Full Story

China's Top Butcher tries to sell U.S. on takeover

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM

At an age when most Chinese executives are long retired, the country's top hog butcher is taking on a daunting new job persuading Americans to allow him to complete China's biggest takeover of a U.S. company. Full Story

Plan would lift Lower 48 wolf protections

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM

With more than 6,100 wolves roaming the Northern Rockies and western Great Lakes, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe told The Associated Press that a species persecuted to near-extermination last century has successfully rebounded. Full Story

Crunchy, sweet doughnut-croissant packs NYC bakery

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM

A new doughnut-croissant hybrid has created a foodie frenzy in New York City. Full Story

Panel: US should let nature cull wild horse herds

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM

The National Science Academy's National Research Council concluded that management of wild horses has led to overpopulation Full Story

Monsanto: Modified wheat 'isolated occurence'

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Monsanto Co. said a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing of seeds. Full Story

Global food prices seen rising

posted on June 7, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Two international agencies say rising global food demand will push up prices 10 to 40 percent over the coming decade. Full Story

China's Shuanghui In $4.7B Deal For Smithfield

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:26 PM

The companies put the deal's total value at about $7.1 billion, including debt. Smithfield's stock will no longer be publicly traded once the deal closes. Full Story

Wet Spring Raises Soybean Sudden Death Risk

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Soil-borne fungus known as sudden death syndrome thrives in excessively wet years. Full Story

EU Recommends Testing Of US Wheat After GM Find

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:17 PM

The European Union imports more than 1 million metric tons (1.1 million tons) of U.S. wheat each year. Full Story

Farm Bill 'Not Out Of The Woods'

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Democrats and Republicans are at odds over cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Full Story

Prior Immigration Overhaul Helped Farmworkers Prospered

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:00 PM

The current version of immigration reform requires farmworkers to remain in agriculture for at least five years to qualify for the speedier legalization process. Full Story

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

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