Latest Food vs. fuel Stories

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.