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Farmers Furious After Iraq Stops Buying US Rice

posted on February 24, 2012 at 11:34 AM

DAYTON, Texas (AP) -- The talk of the day among Ray Stoesser and other rice farmers is Iraq's decision not to buy U.S. rice, a stinging move that adds to a stressful year punctuated by everything from drought to unusual heat. Stoesser and other... Full Story

Pork-laden Politics

posted on April 6, 2007 at 8:04 PM

Pork-laden Politics
What does the Iraq War and U.S. agriculture have in common? After political pork associated with farm programs was rampant in Iraq War spending bills, the easy answer is money. Full Story

Stepped-Up Food Security Since War Started

posted on March 21, 2003 at 8:03 PM

Stepped-Up Food Security Since War Started
In what's being called "Operation Liberty Shield", the federal government is trying to protect from terrorist tampering almost every phase of the nation's food system -- from imported products … to food processing … to domestic livestock. Full Story

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