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Tuna merger canned between Chicken of the Sea & Bumble Bee

posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Chicken of the Sea and Bumble Bee have called off their proposed merger after the Obama administration told the companies it would hurt competition in the U.S. canned tuna market. Full Story

Monsanto pledges to be carbon neutral by 2021

posted on December 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM

To be carbon neutral, Monsanto must reduce its net emission of climate-changing carbon to zero. Full Story

Group funded by Coke to fight obesity disbanding

posted on December 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM

A nonprofit funded by the Coca-Cola Co. to combat obesity is disbanding following revelations about the beverage maker's involvement with the group. Full Story

Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices

posted on December 4, 2015 at 11:42 AM

The nation's net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet. Full Story

Congress approves bill to boost nation's infrastructure

posted on December 4, 2015 at 11:13 AM

The bill boosts highway and transit spending and assures states that federal help will be available for major projects. Full Story

New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized

posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:08 PM

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March. Full Story

U.S. to cancel lease on land sacred to Blackfoot Indian tribes

posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:08 PM

The Interior Department plans to cancel a long-suspended oil and gas drilling lease near Glacier National Park that's on land considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada. Full Story

Urban farmers find that success leads to eviction

posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:03 PM

Urban farms are being evicted from center cities across the nation where they've become a much-remarked-on driver of urban revival in recent years, having brought healthy food, commerce and eye-pleasing greenery to dreary neighborhoods. During the... Full Story

Sugar, corn industries settle sweetener spat; terms secret

posted on November 25, 2015 at 3:58 PM

By bringing the case to a close privately, the foes avoided the uncertainty of a jury verdict that could have had broader market implications for products that are ubiquitous on the ingredient labels of countless food items in U.S. stores. Full Story

Deere's profit tops forecasts even as its sales fall sharply

posted on November 25, 2015 at 10:47 AM

The Moline, Illinois-based company also posted an earnings outlook for the year that surpassed Wall Street expectations. Its shares rose more than 2 percent in morning trading Full Story

EPA nixes approval of new weed killer for engineered crops

posted on November 25, 2015 at 10:42 AM

The EPA announced the decision after receiving new information from manufacturer Dow AgroSciences that a weed killer called Enlist Duo is probably more toxic to other plants than previously thought Full Story

Study finds more Mexicans leaving the US than coming

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM

More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday. Full Story

Tyson closing plants in Chicago and Jefferson, Wisconsin

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Tyson Foods says it's closing plants in Chicago and Jefferson, Wisconsin, in a move that will affect 880 workers. Full Story

Yellowstone Park proposes killing 1,000 bison this winter

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM

It marks the continuation of a controversial agreement reached in 2000 between Montana and the federal government that was meant to prevent the spread of the disease brucellosis from bison to livestock. Full Story

OECD countries to limit overseas financing for coal plants

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:15 PM

A compromise struck by the United States, Japan and other major nations will restrict export financing to build coal power plants overseas, but not eliminate it completely. Full Story
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