posted on January 15, 2010 at 5:01 PM
KABUL (AP) -- The Taliban make Afghanistan's opium business easy, offering credit, seeds and fertilizer to farmers to grow the drugs that fuel the insurgency.
posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM
BISMARCK, N.D (AP) — The federal government is expanding an insurance program for sunflower farmers — two years after almost killing it — in a move that could help protect growers against fluctuating prices and low crop yields.
posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM
Federal wildlife officials are taking applications from farmers who want the government to remove cattail-infested wetlands, the preferred habitat of sunflower-snacking blackbirds.
posted on August 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM
CHESHIRE, Conn (AP) - High heating costs this winter is leading some Connecticut plant growers to reconsider planting Christmas flowers.
posted on February 29, 2008 at 8:02 PM
BISMARCK, N.D (AP) — Federal wildlife officials will target entire parcels of cattail-choked wetlands in North Dakota this year to kill the preferred habitat of sunflower-scarfing blackbirds.
posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM
BISMARCK, N.D (AP) — The thunderous report of Kent Matejcek's noise cannon does little to shoo blackbirds off his sunflower fields in northeastern North Dakota.
posted on March 23, 2007 at 8:03 PM
Growing more sunflower for healthier oil may have an ill-fated effect on blackbirds.
posted on March 22, 2002 at 8:03 PM
Could a car of the future have tires with flower power?
posted on November 23, 2001 at 8:11 PM
It's a drug crop … but not an illegal one.