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1 hr ago | Times Herald
Crop damage from severe thunderstorms that dropped hail on parts of Michigan has prompted concern that some harvests will suffer this year, farmers and officials said.
5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Republican who represents Kansas, introduced federal legislation in April that would prohibit states from requiring mandatory labeling of bio-engineered foods.
7 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.
10 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.
10 hrs ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta
Luke Bryan will launch his sixth annual Farm Tour with an October 1 concert in Knoxville, Tennessee.
13 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
A Paw Paw, Michigan blueberry producer is among 15 "Champions of Change" for agriculture.
17 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.
Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating collaboration with the host country.
Should energy co-generation be allowed on farms, using manure or other biodegradable waste to produce methane gas and carbon dioxide? These are some of the questions included in the B.C. government's consultation on changes to Agricultural Land Reserve regulations, released this week.
The Division of Public Health said Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture made the one-time grant.
Rail congestion and large crops are leading to worries about grain storage space as South Dakota's harvest gets underway.
The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.
Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.
Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.
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.
Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.
A fast-spreading weed is causing problems in Texas cotton fields and could cost growers much of their harvest if left unchecked.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:32 pm
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