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Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting.
The polar vortex that plunged Indiana into a deep freeze in January has taken a toll on the state's peach crop, and an April cold snap has done the same for apples.
JULY 08: Meat is displayed in a case at a grocery store July 8, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program Leader Mary Ann Rozum will give a presentation on how businesses can receive Small Business Innovation Research grants.
A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming.
Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.
Farmers' profits this year and next will be "considerably below" the levels of the past few years, economist Gary Schnitkey said.
When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.
A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.
The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.
New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.
Several earthquakes, including a 5.9 magnitude one, occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska.
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:22 am
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