Agweek receives national award for expanded coverage
The Audrey Mackiewicz Special Award was given out Monday night at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and was accepted by reporters Jonathan ...
Organic farmer sues to stop industrial park
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AgweekTV: Rain and the lack of it continues to dominate ag talk
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Growing Together: Coaching readers on vegetable gardening basics
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National Guard to help fight avian influenza
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The State Emergency Operations Center announced Sunday that 30 National Guard soldiers will haul water needed for avian influenza decontamination today through Wednesday. The soldiers will come from the 682nd Engineer Battalion in Willmar and the A Company, 134th Brigade Support Battalion of Brooklyn Park, according to a media release.
Katie Pinke: A special circle
Even though my big city school had hundreds of more students, I didn’t graduate with any more knowledge and my group of friends and experiences wasn’t...
Grain-handling and food-processing giant Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it will add soybean crushing flexibility at its plants at Enderlin, North Dakota, and Windsor, Ontario.
SYDNEY - Climate indicators are nearing levels associated with an El Nino weather event, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday. Pacific Ocean sea temperatures now exceed El Nino thresholds, the bureau said, while trade winds have weakened over the last few weeks - suggesting coupling between the ocean and atmosphere may be occurring.
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CHICAGO - Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting more than 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.
The drought has received very little attention because the only ill-effect so far has been a few windy days with a few wild fires, which happens lots of times in spring. But May and June will bring consistently much warmer temperatures and higher evaporation rates so that, without good rain, things will start to get very dry.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON - The West Coast could see power brownouts in coming months as hydro power stations struggle with the four-year drought, and in the longer term climate change could cause additional problems for power plants, the U.S. energy secretary said on Monday.
LONDON - Yemen is facing mounting problems bringing in food by sea as the danger from fighting between Houthis and government supporters is exacerbated by an arms blockade by Saudi-led coalition navies searching ships for weapons destined for the rebels.
CHICAGO - U.S. corn and wheat futures fell on Monday to their lowest levels since October, on outlooks for speedy corn plantings in the Midwest and crop-friendly rains in the southern Plains wheat belt.RELATED CONTENT
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday said the 46 ingredients used in its roughly 1,800 restaurants were now free of genetically modified organisms, becoming the first major U.S. restaurant chain to make that switch.RELATED CONTENT