ROME - Italian farmers are installing showers and air conditioning in cowsheds and pigsties to allow the animals to freshen up in the baking summer heat, an agriculturegroup said on Thursday. Farm animals in
LIMA - Peru 's coca leaf harvest fell in 2014 for the third straight year to its lowest level in 16 years, due to stepped up eradication and
The federal government 's rules for approving alternative fuels for car and trucks are "reasonable," a federal appellate court has ruled, up
Monsanto Co, whose Roundup product is one of the world's most widely used herbicides, said on Tuesday it has arranged for an outside scientific review of a
LONDON - Aga Rangemaster, the maker of the range cooker which is often a feature of British country homes, is being sold to American kitchen equipment company Middleby for $201 million. The two firms said the deal announced on Wednesday would enable Aga, with around $400 million in annual revenues and more than 2,500 employees, to benefit from Middleby's global distribution network, while also saving costs. Aga Rangemaster, which traces its history back to 1939, has struggled in recent years and has been grappling with a large pension deficit
CHICAGO - CME Group on Wednesday reinstated force majeure for allcorn and soybean shipping stations because flooding on the Illinois River made barge loading impossible at a majority of facilities on the river. Force majeure had been in effect between June 17 and July 9 because of high water.