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Wheat farmers are harvesting a record crop for the fourth time in six years, adding to a global grain glut and cutting costs for food makers from Panera Bread Co.
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What's News: A harsh ice storm slams Texas and the Midwest knocking out power and snarling travel.
Latest regional radar shows movement of precipitation and lightning strikes over past two hours.
"Strong crop yields were reported, while in general, agricultural commodity prices fell and drought conditions stabilized or improved.
Michael Pollan's garden lives up to expectations. There is, naturally, a vegetable patch.
Scientists say they have found half a million cubic metres of low-salinity water buried under the seabed on continental shelves across the world, including Vincent Post, from the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the School of the Environment at Flinders University, said: "The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ... (more)
The first step to fixing a problem is admitting you have a problem. And nearly every Coloradan knows the reality and harmful effects of climate change.
Rice cultivation is a source of greenhouse gases; the use of fertiliser releases nitrous oxide while straw decomposition in flooded rice fields releases methane.
Thirty years of shrinking Arctic sea ice has boosted extreme summer weather, including heat waves and drought, in the United States and elsewhere, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion.
But the Arizona Republic reported that federal forecasters said Friday the state isn't likely to see any respite next year from a drought that has gripped Arizona for almost 15 years.
Iowa is hurting more than the rest of the nation's farm economy because of a tough weather year, combined with lower crop prices.
It is poetic that Texas and Oklahoma should feel greatest impact of climate change being that these two most strongly represent the denialism of Red State America.
Yassir Eddebbar, Natalya Gallo, and Lauren Linsmayer with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres .