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Oct 21, 2011

Military may play key role toward making biofuels commercially viable

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says military use of alternate energy can lessen dependence on imported oil....More
Oct 19, 2011

Cottonseed packs a powerful energy punch

All of the energy required to produce an acre of cotton can be found in a very unlikely place – the plant’s very own seeds....More
Oct 18, 2011

2011 Cotton Photo Contest

Farm Press would like to recognize the beauty of cotton and the people who grow it. Send us your best cotton photos: kids in cotton fields, blooms,....More
Oct 17, 2011

Foundation doesn’t mind exploiting cantaloupe tragedy

The Weston A. Price Foundation apparently has no qualms about exploiting calamity either. They don’t even need the facts to put out a news release –....More
Oct 14, 2011

While awaiting Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, a wistful farewell to summer

As cold weather nears, a wistful farewell to summer....More
Oct 07, 2011

The jobs market of the future: ‘Creativity will rule the day’

In a future jobs market increasingly diminished by automation, creativity will rule the day....More
Sep 29, 2011

It’s been a record year for broken records

This summer, thousands of heat records were broken at individual U.S. weather stations in June, July and August, according to the National Oceanic....More
Sep 26, 2011

Limited government will test our mettle as farmer-citizens

It’s looking more and more like dramatic changes in government farm programs are ahead....More
Sep 23, 2011

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook for the next decade isn't bright....More
Sep 16, 2011

A billion here, a billion there, and lost taxes become serious money

Tax breaks and loopholes have super wealthy making out like bandits....More
Sep 15, 2011

GPS signals, broadband coverage and White House message massaging (UPDATED)

A Thursday report sheds light on how LightSquared lined up its deal and how the Obama administration – keen to fulfill promises to bring broadband....More
Sep 09, 2011

Cars will consume more corn this year than livestock and poultry

For the first time in history, more of the U.S. corn crop is expected to be consumed by automobiles this coming year than by livestock and poultry....More
Sep 08, 2011

‘We never went looking for land; it came to us,’ says Donald Gant

Land acquisition has been a steady process for Gant Farms at Merigold, Miss., producers of soybeans, rice, and corn....More
Sep 07, 2011

The blame game: Whose fault is it that trade pacts linger in limbo?

Playing the blame game: inaction on three free trade agreements....More
Sep 05, 2011

Wasteful government spending draws criticism in report

Government says wasteful spending has marked wars in Afghanistan and Iraq....More
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