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Vertical Farm' Envisions Tall Future for Farming

posted on October 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

DETROIT (AP) -- A new book by an urban agriculture visionary aims to change the way people think about farming, offering a look into a future where city skyscrapers - not rural fields - produce the world's food. Full Story

Automakers Plan for the Future

posted on January 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Automakers Plan for the Future
Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based POET announced this week it is now producing cellulosic ethanol at its pilot plant in Scotland, South Dakota. Full Story

Pickens Plan for the Future

posted on August 15, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Pickens Plan for the Future
Consumer spending slowed in July, as shoppers passed on automobiles and other big-ticket items. Full Story

Doomsday' Seed Vault Opens in Arctic

posted on February 29, 2008 at 8:02 PM

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway (AP) — A "doomsday" seed vault built to protect millions of food crops from climate change, wars and natural disasters opened Tuesday deep within an Arctic mountain in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. Full Story

Warning of Oil and Gas Crunch in Five Years

posted on July 13, 2007 at 8:07 PM

Warning of Oil and Gas Crunch in Five Years
An international agency that acts is an energy policy advisor to 26 countries, including the U.S., warned this week of a global oil and gas crunch due to unforeseen demand and inadequate supply from OPEC and other suppliers. Full Story

U.N. Report Casts Shadow On Future Of Biofuels

posted on May 11, 2007 at 8:05 PM

U.N. Report Casts Shadow On Future Of Biofuels
The United Nations this week released a report that said that while biofuels could help reduce global warming and create jobs, the benefits could be offset by serious environmental problems and higher food prices for the poor. Full Story

Seedy Venture

posted on June 23, 2006 at 8:06 PM

Norway's latest project, a doomsday vault, resembles a science fiction movie and will serve as a Noah's Ark for the world's seeds in case of a global catastrophe. Full Story

MILC Program "Hanging in the Balance"

posted on October 14, 2005 at 8:10 PM

A rift among lawmakers and dairy farmers has led to the end of a federal program which may be crucial to farmers if fluid milk prices continue to drop. Full Story

Dairy Industry Faces Unsure Future

posted on August 26, 2005 at 8:08 PM

Dairy Industry Faces Unsure Future
For the past nine years, dairy prices have been all over the place. The volatility in prices is just one of many troubling issues the dairy industry is facing. Full Story

Future of Ocean Farming

posted on June 10, 2005 at 8:06 PM

With demand for seafood expected to increase rapidly, the Bush Administration is seeking to allow aquaculture operations in federal marine waters. Full Story

Beef, Pork and Poultry Wait for Future

posted on March 12, 2004 at 8:03 PM

Beef, Pork and Poultry Wait for Future
This week, the USDA released its monthly projection for red meat production in the US. Full Story

Beef Industry Looks to Future

posted on January 2, 2004 at 8:01 PM

Beef Industry Looks to Future
Despite some flagging demand for product in the Northwest, it appears U.S consumers are not concerned about the single case of BSE affecting the nation's food supply. Full Story

Tobacco Industry Angles For New Future

posted on July 25, 2003 at 8:07 PM

Tobacco Industry Angles For New Future
Currently, there are three bills before various House subcommittees with price tags ranging from $14 to $19 billion. Full Story

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