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Crop Bounty Spurs Construction Boom at Elevators

posted on December 3, 2010 at 5:12 PM

LARNED, Kan (AP) -- A construction boom has been under way at grain elevators across the Great Plains, where farmers have grown more corn and opted to keep more of the grain to meet the demand from ethanol plants. Full Story

Market Plus: Nov 12, 2010: Alan Brugler, Market Analyst

posted on November 12, 2010 at 4:11 PM

Market Plus: Nov 12, 2010: Alan Brugler, Market Analyst
Analyst Alan Brugler and Mark Pearson discuss this weeks markets. Full Story

Border Violence Spills Onto Mexican Ranches, Farms

posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM

LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- Mexican rancher Isidro Gutierrez watched with disgust as federal inspectors here chalked a long stripe on his steer's hindquarter. Full Story

Minnesota Plant Will Produce Fertilizer from Wind

posted on June 11, 2010 at 12:06 PM

MORRIS, Minn (AP) — The winds sweeping across the Northern Plains could soon help farmers fertilize their crops of corn, wheat and sorghum. Full Story

Tourism Helps Tennessee Farms Stay in Business

posted on February 26, 2010 at 4:02 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) - In a tough year for Tennessee's state budget, the departments of tourism and agriculture have found a mutual silver lining: a boomlet in agricultural tourism. Full Story

World Food Prize Honors 2009 Laureate

posted on November 24, 2009 at 2:11 PM

World Food Prize Honors 2009 Laureate
Dr. Gebisa Ejeta Receives the 2009 World Food Prize Full Story

EPA Opens Comments for Atrazine Review

posted on November 6, 2009 at 5:11 PM

EPA Opens Comments for Atrazine Review
For a record 22nd consecutive month, U.S businesses slashed jobs in October, pushing the nation's unemployment to its highest level since 1983. Full Story

3 Million Acres Taken Out of Conservation Program

posted on November 6, 2009 at 3:11 PM

TRIBUNE, Kan.(AP) -- Surveying undulating grasslands that disappear into the western Kansas horizon, retired farmer Joe Govert pointed out parcel after parcel no longer enrolled in a federal program that pays property owners not to farm... Full Story

EPA Re-evaluates Popular Farm Chemical

posted on October 9, 2009 at 3:10 PM

EPA Re-evaluates Popular Farm Chemical
As federal officials debate the prospects for future economic recovery from what some are calling the "Great Recession," state governments across the country and in Rural America are feeling the financial pinch. Full Story

Market Plus: Jul 31, 2009: Sue Martin

posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Market Plus: Jul 31, 2009: Sue Martin
Sue Martin and Mark Pearson discuss the commodity markets. Full Story

Ethiopian Scientist Wins World Food Prize

posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON -- An Ethiopian scientist who has helped to feed hundreds of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa has won this year's World Food Prize. Full Story

Legal Restraints Abound in Farmers' Flood Aid

posted on June 27, 2008 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S Agriculture Secretary says he is concerned that legal hurdles prevented much immediate federal help for Midwestern farmers faced with serious setbacks because of flooding. Full Story

Sweet Sorghum Makes Potent Biofuel

posted on May 16, 2008 at 8:05 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas - Sweet sorghum is grown in the U.S for cooking and livestock feed. Full Story

Texas Governor Seeks Ethanol Waiver

posted on April 25, 2008 at 8:04 PM

AUSTIN (AP) -- Gov Rick Perry on Friday sought a 50 percent waiver from the federal renewable fuels standard for ethanol derived from grain, citing high food costs. Full Story

Market Plus: Sep 14, 2007: Doug Hjort, Independent Analyst

posted on September 14, 2007 at 8:09 PM

Market Plus: Sep 14, 2007: Doug Hjort, Independent Analyst
Doug discusses the commodity markets. Full Story
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