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General Mills to drop artificial ingredients in cereal

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:45 PM

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with ingredients people see as natural. Full Story

Food supplier sues egg farm alleging breach of contract

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:41 PM

A food supplier claims an Iowa egg farm breached a contract after bird flu disrupted the supply of eggs. Full Story

Monthly egg report reveals depth of impact of bird flu

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:35 PM

A monthly report on egg production and chicken flocks reveals the depth of the impact of bird flu on the nation's egg producers. Full Story

Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze lays off 215 workers

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:34 PM

Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze Manufacturing says it must lay off 215 workers as business has slowed because of the impact of low grain prices on farmer purchases. Full Story

Greece gets temporary lifeline, turns hope to new summit

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:30 PM

With the clock running down on Greece's chances of avoiding a painful exit from the euro, the country got a temporary lifeline Friday to help it cope with a bank deposit drain and turned its hopes to a European leaders' summit next week.. Full Story

Midwest braces for remnants of Bill; Texas spared the worst

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:25 PM

An already-soaked Midwest braced for more rain and possible flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill while Texans cleaned up from weather that wasn't nearly as bad as expected. Full Story

4-state pipeline project gets OK for large crude terminal

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

A company proposing a $3.8 billion oil pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois has received permission for a large crude terminal near Watford City, along with heavy criticism for what some landowners say is arrogance. Full Story

Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West. Full Story

EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:07 PM

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. Full Story

U.S. fast-track vote leaves Pacific trade pact talks in limbo

posted on June 19, 2015 at 1:49 PM

How slow can you go? The effort to get U.S. trade legislation through Congress, clearing the way for progress on an Asia-Pacific trade accord, is in limbo once again Full Story

Q and A on bird flu, focus turns to preventing repeat

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:29 PM

No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa, giving government officials, scientists and farmers hope that the worst U.S. outbreak of the bird flu is, though not over, winding down. Full Story

Natural gas firm asked to show it's not causing Texas quakes

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:29 PM

A natural gas extraction company controlled by energy giant Exxon Mobil sought to prove Wednesday that it is not to blame for a recent rash of small earthquakes in North Texas, telling a powerful state agency that it believes the earthquakes... Full Story

Feds say Southwest, Northwest could see catastrophic fires

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Despite a wet spring over much of the nation, the Obama administration warned Tuesday of potentially catastrophic wildfires this summer, especially in the Southwest and Northwest. Full Story

High-speed rail brings fears of gutted communities, noise

posted on June 12, 2015 at 2:54 PM

California Gov. Jerry Brown has compared the state's high-speed rail line to construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the great cathedrals of Europe. Isobel Cook doesn't see it that way. Full Story

California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks

posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:31 PM

California is taking desperate steps to save the last endangered salmon in Wine Country creeks that are going dry because of over-pumping and the drought, officials said Thursday. Full Story
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