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2008-09-19 15:00:37

By Anonymous In at least one way, farmers in Northwest Missouri are not much different from oilmen in Texas. This comes to mind in learning that a new five-year Farm Bill may yet clear Congress by the end of the week after months of stalled negotiations.

2008-09-19 06:00:26

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d57e70/analyzing_the_russ) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Russian Biofuels Industry" report to their offering.

2008-09-18 12:00:27

By ROG WOOD TORRENTIAL rain and the worst August for sunshine since records began have posed huge challenges for the livestock, horticultural, dairy and arable sectors.

2008-09-15 09:00:48

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider, New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc.

2008-09-15 03:00:19

By Lutey, Tom A grain harvest larger than expected and historically high grain prices could produce the first-ever billion dollar wheat crop for Montana farmers.

2008-09-10 03:00:20

Biofuels are a big part of the nation's strategy to free itself of its oil dependency, but U.S. production thus far is limited to grain-based ethanol, almost all of it from corn. That's a problem. Corn ethanol presents many problems -- not least of which is that, long-term, it's not going to work.

2008-09-06 00:00:25

By DIRK LAMMERS AP business writer SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Ethanol's wild ride has brought it quickly from political golden child to scapegoat for everything from soaring food prices and world hunger to pork-barrel spending.

2008-09-05 09:00:25

SPEAK OUT - A GROWING PROBLEM Being in the food industry can be uniquely satisfying - it is a pleasure to be in the business of feeding people. But it's also a tough business, with tight margins and heavy competition.

2008-08-30 18:00:33

By Josie Clarke ENERGY firms npower and Scottish Power yesterday announced more bad news for households with steep hikes in gas and electricity prices.

2008-08-30 00:00:21

By Michelle Koetters BLOOMINGTON - If nothing else, farmers can expect crop prices to continue to fluctuate.


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