posted on February 8, 2008 at 8:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- High oil prices and growing concerns about the environment may drive more than $7 trillion of new investment in so-called clean energy technologies by 2030, an energy research group says.
posted on January 25, 2008 at 8:01 PM
Investors took a ride this week on a roller coaster named Wall Street. All of the major indices have been trending lower for weeks, but on Tuesday the Dow Jones Industrials plunged more than 465 points shortly after the opening bell, as the market...
posted on April 7, 2006 at 8:04 PM
This week, the nation's second largest ethanol producer -- VeraSun -- announced plans to go public.
posted on March 3, 2006 at 8:03 PM
The president's call for ending the nation's dependence on foreign oil has touched off a wave of new investment in alternative energy ventures ... but triggered new concerns in farm country over ownership of the booming corn ethanol industry.
posted on June 3, 2005 at 8:06 PM
Brazil has been called a "sleeping giant" for decades because of it's unrealized potential in agriculture. Today that potential is being realized courtesy of soil science that has made Brazilian land productive and economic policies that encourage...
posted on December 20, 2002 at 8:12 PM
Coming off a substantial harvest in a year when surrounding states suffered drought, prices for Iowa farmland hit their highest level since 1981.