STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Differing takes on key ag issues
It's no secret that scientists and the general public sometimes view things differently.
Some newly released statistics from the Pew Research Center make that clear. The group found huge differences ... Posted on 7/2/15 at 11:14 AM
PRAIRIE FARE Spillin’ the Beans About Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables
If I placed all the green beans I cut as a child from end to end, theyd probably reach from Fargo to Jamestown. Maybe the trail of beans only seems to have covered 100 miles.
I became quite efficient... Posted on 7/1/15 at 8:13 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Lemon Chili Pasta
I first posted this recipe a few years ago and decided to re-post it because it has such a special place in my stomach heart. I love the ease of preparing it. It can be done in 10 minutes, start to fi... Posted on 4/25/15 at 6:01 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS A Day for Celebrating Gratitudes
Thanksgiving may be a day set aside once a year for being thankful and celebrating it with family and food, but I try to be thankful regularly by keeping a gratitude journal. This is a gratitude jou... Posted on 11/28/14 at 3:17 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Hostess Twinkie Reading Plan
When I was growing up, I heard the mantra, "You are what you eat!" all the time.
It's not said so much these days, which is ironic since much of what we eat is grown with pesticides, herbicides, an... Posted on 8/11/14 at 6:11 PM
Whole Foods Market Inc admitted that there were pricing issues at its New York City stores, a week after the NY Department of Consumer Affairs said the supermarket chain was overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and other goods.
WILMINGTON, Del. - Former shareholders of Dole Food Co pressed a Delaware judge on Thursday to award them a judgment of more than $1 billion for what they claim was a lowball buyout of the company in 2013 by its chief executive, David Murdock.
Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is the 2015 winner of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling against a federal regulation aimed at cutting air pollution from power plants will limit growth for Cabot Corp and Calgon Carbon Corp, which make activated carbon used to curb mercury emissions.
Amrutha Gayathri and Sneha Banerjee
July 01, 2015
LONDON - Suppliers to Tesco can expect a better deal from Britain's biggest supermarket chain as it tries to sustain a tentative revival -- providing their wares survive a cull that is removing thousands of products from shelves.
The United Nations must destroy hundreds of metric tons of substandard food it imported for distribution to survivors of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, a senior Nepali government official said on Monday.
Nestle SA thinks it can turn around its U.S. frozen foods business despite recent sales declines driven by consumer perceptions that the products are not healthy, the company's U.S. chief executive said in an interview.
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Security Council and U.N. aid chief Stephen O'Brien on Thursday pushed for more aid and commercial access to Yemen, where a near total blockade by Saudi Arabia has slowed shipments to the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country to a trickle.
McDonald's Corp. said it is aiming to sell all of its 413 Taiwan-based stores to a franchise operator, as the U.S. fast-food chain looks to cut costs globally and turn around its flagging China business.
"Julie, Julie, how does your garden grow?" people often ask me when inspired by my maiden name.
Yes, that reminds me of the "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?" nursery rhyme. Fortunately, people leave out the "quite contrary" part. Well, they usually do.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending recorded its largest increase in nearly six years in May on strong demand for automobiles and other big-ticket items, further evidence that economic growth was gathering momentum in the second quarter.
Posh supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc is being investigated by the New York Department of Consumer Affairs for overcharging customers for prepackaged meat, dairy and other goods by overstating their weight.
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