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Fewer Cattle Close Feedlots, Meatpackers

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:33 PM

Years of drought are reshaping the beef industry as feedlots and a major meatpacking plant close because there are too few cattle left to supply them. Full Story

TransCanada: Pipeline Would Not Affect Climate

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming. Alex Pourbaix, TransCanada's president for... Full Story

No Immediate Ruling on Bid to Delay NYC Soda Rule

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:26 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - A judge isn't saying how soon he'll decide whether to delay enforcement of New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to limit the size of sugary drinks. The American Beverage Association and other groups faced off with city... Full Story

Illinois Lawmakers File Bill to Regulate 'Fracking'

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

CHICAGO (AP) - Two downstate lawmakers have introduced a bill to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois. Marion Democratic state Rep. John Bradley and Olney Republican David Reis filed the bill Thursday. Supporters of hydraulic... Full Story

New Taxes, Fees Urged to Improve Water Systems

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:17 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- California water officials are urging state lawmakers to create a funding source by implementing new taxes or fees so communities with high levels of nitrates in their drinking water can build and operate safe water... Full Story

Ireland Says Irish Meat Processor B&F Shipped Horse Meat Labeled 'Beef' to Czech Customer

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:02 PM

DUBLIN (AP) — An Irish slaughterhouse has been caught labeling horse meat as beef and shipping it to a company in the Czech Republic, Ireland’s government announced Friday in the most clear-cut finding by any country since the... Full Story

FAA Moves Closer To Widespread US Drone Flights

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:16 PM

The law requires the FAA allow drones wide access to U.S. airspace by 2015. Full Story

Corn Shortage Idles 20 Ethanol Plants Nationwide

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Ethanol industry trade group data shows 20 of the nation's 211 ethanol plants have ceased production over the past year Full Story

White House Warns Of Food Safety Cuts

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Department of Agriculture inspectors could be furloughed for up to 15 days, meaning meatpacking plants would have to intermittently shut down and there could be less meat in grocery stores. Full Story

Iowa Farmers Who Host Tours Not Shielded From Lawsuits

posted on February 15, 2013 at 1:52 PM

Iowa Farm Bureau warned liability would jeopardize tours that teach children about animals and farming Full Story

Executive Sentenced For Tomato Price Fixing Scam

posted on February 15, 2013 at 1:13 PM

Buyers from Kraft, PepsiCo Inc.'s Frito-Lay unit, Safeway Inc. and B&G Foods Inc. have pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in the case. Full Story

Iowa Unaware Of Company's Fraud Suit

posted on February 15, 2013 at 1:08 PM

One lawmaker calls it the worst economic development deal in Iowa history. Supporters say it will create desperately needed jobs and cut the price of fertilizer for farmers. Full Story

Experts Offer Tips To Feedlot Operators

posted on February 15, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Feedlot operators will be able to get advice about dealing with high feed costs and drought. Full Story

Everglades Agriculture Leases Being Challenged

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Being challenged are two no-bid, 30-year lease extensions for sugar and vegetable farming. Full Story

Bill Would Expand Tax Breaks For Beginning Farmers

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:21 PM

The state now provides $6 million in tax credits to retiring farmers who lease their land to beginners. The bill would double that amount. Full Story

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