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Record Crops Predicted; Farmers Market Carefully

posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:45 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion... Full Story

Crop Estimates Head North Again

posted on November 8, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Crop Estimates Head North Again
Despite persistent drought in many parts of the Grain Belt this past summer, government analysts INCREASED estimates – yet again -- on 2013 corn production. According to the Agriculture Department, U.S. producers will harvest a record 13.99... Full Story

Congress delays food marketing guidelines for kids

posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM

The Federal Trade Commission says it is taking another look at guidelines designed to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods to kids after Congress delayed the effort. Full Story

Dairy ad campaign modified after complaints

posted on July 22, 2011 at 5:23 PM

Responding to a wave of criticism, a California milk board on Thursday modified an advertising campaign that targeted men by promoting milk as a way to lessen the effects of premenstrual syndrome. Full Story

GOP Pushes Back on Effort to Limit Kids' Food Ads

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are siding with food companies resisting the Obama administration's efforts to pressure them to stop advertising junk food for children. Full Story

Government Urging Food Companies to Limit Ads for Kids

posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is pressuring food companies to cut back on marketing unhealthy foods to children, releasing guidelines Thursday that could phase out advertisements on television, in stores and on the Internet if companies agree... Full Story

Pork Industry Unveils "Other White Meat" Successor

posted on March 4, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Pork Industry Unveils "Other White Meat" Successor
As winter's icy grip begins to wane, America's economic engines may be warming up. Full Story

Innovative Campaign puts a Face on the Farmer

posted on December 30, 2010 at 10:12 AM

Innovative Campaign puts a Face on the Farmer
New York City might not be the place one would expect to find farmers. But a recent campaign to highlight the nation's potato producers put them smack in Times Square. Full Story

Farmers Try to Boost Sales by Landing on Big Menus

posted on October 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) -- Ted Higginbottom was happy to see a dish heavy on peanuts this week on the menu at an Asian chain restaurant, but he said the Mandarin Kung Pao didn't land there by chance. Full Story

Growth Energy Launches National Ethanol Promotional Campaign

posted on July 8, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Growth Energy Launches National Ethanol Promotional Campaign
Coinciding ironically with the annual festival in Pamplona, Spain, the REAL "Running of the Bulls" this week was on Wall Street, where the major stock indices rallied with their best 4-day streak since May. Full Story

EPA Moves Biofuels Bar Higher

posted on July 2, 2010 at 4:07 PM

EPA Moves Biofuels Bar Higher
The Agriculture Department released a 21-page report this week detailing regional strategies to increase production, marketing and distribution of biofuels. Full Story

Wisconsin Group Asks USDA to Investigate Target Ad

posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A farm policy group Tuesday asked the U.S. Agriculture Department to investigate whether giant retailer Target Corp. misled consumers by claiming some soy milk it sold was organic. Full Story

Pioneer Hi-Bred Invests in Online Grain Marketing Service

posted on April 18, 2008 at 8:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa - Pioneer Hi-Bred International, a division of DuPont Co., bought a stake in an online marketing service that connects farmers with grain buyers, the companies said. Full Story

Midwest business forms marketing firm

posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM

Midwest business forms marketing firm
A Midwest businessman forms a marketing firm to help small-size farmers sell their milk, eggs and produce to larger market venues. Full Story

Kroger Expands Organic Line, Broadens Customer Target

posted on August 10, 2007 at 8:08 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) - The nation's largest traditional grocer is expanding organic food offerings and its customer targets for the hot-growing segment. Full Story
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