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USDA seeking proposals for production of bird flu vaccine

posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking bids from animal health companies for a bird flu vaccine. Full Story

California land quickly sinking in drought costs farmers

posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:35 PM

Land in Central California's agricultural region is sinking so quickly because of the state's historic drought that it is forcing farmers to spend millions of dollars upgrading irrigation canals and putting roads, bridges and other infrastructure... Full Story

CHS Inc. pulls plug on planned $3 billion fertilizer plant

posted on August 14, 2015 at 1:13 PM

Minnesota-based CHS Inc. said Wednesday it will not move forward with a planned $3 billion fertilizer plant in southeastern North Dakota. Full Story

University researchers develop device to count citrus fruit drop

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:50 AM

University of Florida researchers have invented a way to quickly and accurately count the amount of citrus fruit dropped early, so growers can see where the deadly citrus greening disease is most affecting groves. Full Story

13 states want judge to block new federal water rule

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Thirteen states led by North Dakota are asking a federal judge in Bismarck to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Full Story

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:13 AM

The federal review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has dragged on for nearly seven years, more than five times the average for such applications. . Full Story

Regents give university green light to develop new ag major

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:48 AM

The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a request from South Dakota State University to develop plans for an undergraduate agricultural degree that officials say isn't offered anywhere else in the country. Full Story

Judge: Company can survey Iowa man's land for pipeline work

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:44 AM

An Iowa district court judge says a man is obligated to let a company survey his land as part of a proposal for an oil pipeline. Full Story

Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatchery

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said Wednesday. Full Story

Import jump widens U.S. trade gap 7 percent in June

posted on August 7, 2015 at 4:02 PM

The U.S. trade deficit increased in June as solid consumer spending pulled in more imports, while the strong dollar restrained exports. Full Story

Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight

posted on August 7, 2015 at 4:01 PM

California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. Full Story

July survey suggests economic slowdown ahead for Midwest

posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:59 PM

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. Full Story

Russia marks 1 year of sanctions by destroying Western food

posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Russia marked the one-year anniversary of its ban on Western agricultural products Thursday with an effort to destroy contraband food, a move that has raised controversy amid the nation's economic downturn. Full Story

Marketing group agrees to pay $50M to settle milk price suit

posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:53 PM

A national dairy marketing cooperative has agreed to pay a total of $50 million to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers in an amended settlement of a long-running lawsuit accusing the group of trying to drive down milk prices, but some farmers are... Full Story

Food industry asks for exemptions to trans fat phase out

posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Shortening, pie crusts, brownies and microwave popcorn could be partially exempt from a government phase out of artificial trans fats — if the food industry gets its way. Full Story
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