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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Remain a Persistent Problem

posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Remain a Persistent Problem
In the 1950s, scientists began noting the ability of certain weeds to survive herbicide doses that typically killed similar plants. By 1975, the number of weed types identified as being resistant to particular herbicides had begun increasing... Full Story

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help

posted on January 15, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help
Last spring, farmers reported planting 8.5 million acres of cotton, which – with the exception of one Farm Crisis year - was the smallest amount of land dedicated to the crop in nearly 150 years. If current trends continue, U.S. farmers could plant... Full Story

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit

posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit
The goal for world leaders is mammoth in Paris – sweeping global agreement to cut carbon emissions—all to be negotiated in the next two weeks. Full Story

India Balks at GM Crops

posted on February 19, 2010 at 11:02 AM

MUMBAI, India (AP) -- It began quietly in America a decade ago, with a tomato. Full Story

Coal is Still King, But Wind Energy Grows in India

posted on October 5, 2007 at 8:10 PM

SINBAN, India (AP) — The wind farm is visible from miles away, a forest of looming turbines churning in the afternoon breeze, rising incongruously above fields of barley, corn and sunflowers. Full Story

Mangos for Motorcycles

posted on April 13, 2007 at 8:04 PM

Indian mangos will hit U.S grocery shelves for the first time in 18 years. Full Story

WTO: China, India to Dominate Textile Market

posted on August 13, 2004 at 8:08 PM

China and India are expected to dominate world trade in textiles and clothing starting next year when the United States and other industrial countries have to remove restrictions on imports, according to the World Trade Organization. Full Story

"Grass Fed" Humans

posted on November 22, 2002 at 8:11 PM

"Grass fed" is not just for cattle anymore. Full Story

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