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The chairwoman of the Hawaii House Agriculture Committee says she intends to fight for a bill that would establish a task force to study genetically modified foods.
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A proposal to lower the taxable value of Nebraska ranch and farmland stalled Thursday in a legislative committee amid concerns it would erode the property tax base used by rural K-12 public schools.
Virginia farm and forestry exports reached a record $2.85 billion last year, with soybeans leading the way and China the prime destination.
Once the economic engine of the Soviet Union, Ukraine's economy has been laid low by corruption, overspending and painful borrowing costs that have frightened off foreign investors and rattled once-thriving export industries like steel and grain.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a circus act featured at two Harrah's casinos in Nevada has not been treating its big cats properly.
Although the storms that walloped California last week eased the state's drought slightly, "short-term benefits from the storms were mostly offset by still-large, three-year precipitation deficits, low reservoir levels, and a sub-par snowpack," according to this week's U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday morning.
In this Wednesday, March 25, 1998 file photo, Enrique Lagunas digs a trench to redirect water toward a street in Laguna Beach, Calif.
The plan, announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson, includes dredging five miles of the Rivers Parrett and Tone when it is "safe and practical".
FARMERS have poured scorn on a new flood relief fund announced by Prime Minister David Cameron , claiming it will do little to offset losses running into hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Flansburg, who farms 1,900 acres amid the rolling hills of southeastern Washington, has been increasing the amount of the chickpeas used to make hummus by about one-third each year to take advantage of good prices and demand.
Workers prune peach trees at Springs Farm in Fort Mill Tuesday. Crew foreman Juan Ocabachi, under ladder, instructs Jose Luis Suchil at Springs Farm.
A JOBS bonanza is being drawn up for Worcestershire - in the hope 25,000 new positions can be created by 2025.
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Teaching crop plants to concentrate carbon dioxide in their leaves could increase photosynthetic efficiency by 60 percent and yields by as much as 40 percent, researchers report in a new study.
The state Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Tuesday that lab tests on samples from a two-year-old Holstein steer from a Huron County feed lot had the illness.
Here is an agency-by-agency summary of President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal 2015, beginning next Oct. 1. The top-line figures do not include spending on automatic benefit and subsidy programs that together account for 70 percent of government spending.