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Critics say the emergence of so-called superweeds - ones that have developed a resistance to glyphosate, the generic name for Monsanto's herbicide Roundup - was inevitable as farmers use the same herbicide year after year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to begin shutting down a sheep research facility on the Idaho-Montana border that has operated for nearly a century if it doesn't hear objections from lawmakers by Friday.
Neal Bredehoeft of Alma, Mo., in Lafayette County, examines his corn for any evidence of Japanese beetles, which he said are a serious concern for corn farmers, Thursday afternoon, July 3, 2014.
The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says that the free passes are being given to primary care physicians at 124 Maine practices who have joined the "Let's Go!" program.
Red River Research Station, located south of Bossier City, is a working Agricultural Experiment Station with many reasons to be.
Soybean and corn crops are progressing well in South Dakota, though farmers in the eastern part of the state will likely suffer some losses after heavy rains flooded portions of many fields.
Oregon Department of Agriculture plants expert Dan Hilburn tells the Salem Statesman Journal that the public is likely to notice black walnut trees declining over the next five to 10 years.
Its rise from being a novelty item at farmers markets into a multimillion-dollar U.S. industry even includes a name change, from the common chokeberry - so named centuries ago by European settlers who found the tart, astringent berry more pretty than palatable - to the aronia berry, derived from its genus, Aronia melanocarpa.
Unmanned aircraft may still be most associated with weapons of war, but that's quickly changing - and not just because of cool fireworks videos.
In the course of trying to understand a laboratory accident involving anthrax, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stumbled upon another major blunder involving a deadly flu virus.
Zumwalt lost all of it just a few years ago in 2008, when two of the region's levees couldn't hold back the engorged river, ultimately submerging tens of thousands of acres of farmland.
Bill Hillman isn't detered by being gored by a 1,500-pound animal. Neither are the Chicagoans who plan to run with the bulls over the weekend.
Soybean contracts sank to their lowest price in almost four years after a government report bolstered expectations for ample supplies.
Officials say it's too early to offer a sweeping estimate of the flood's financial cost.
Federal agents inspecting a couple's belongings at an Arizona entry port on the U.S.-Mexico border found two live parrots hidden inside an Elmo doll.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 01:59 am
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