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US stocks edge higher after 2 weeks of gains

Jun 17, 2019

U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading on Wall Street following two weeks of gains.

Framework forms around fledgling US hemp industry

Jun 14, 2019

A new global hemp research lab in Oregon will offer a certification program that will tell farmers whether the hemp seeds they're buying are the real deal

North Korea says it's fighting swine fever with quarantine

Jun 12, 2019

North Korea says it's actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China

USDA: Weather delay cuts corn crop to smallest in 4 years

Jun 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year's corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy

Jun 11, 2019

Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large Indiana dairy farm who face animal cruelty charges following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy

Jun 10, 2019

Animal cruelty charges are being pressed against three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize

Jun 10, 2019

A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia is the 2019 recipient of the World Food Prize

Bioengineered salmon won't come from US's biggest farm state

Jun 9, 2019

Genetically engineered salmon is headed to store shelves in the U.S., but it won't be coming from the biggest salmon farming state in the country

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas

Jun 7, 2019

Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms

Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon conference in Vegas

Jun 7, 2019

A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in Las Vegas

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