- ND, SD state universities to study changes in ag land use Updated: May-24-15 9:28 am
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - Researchers at state universities in the Dakotas and Iowa will spend this summer analyzing changes in agricultural land use over the past decade.
- Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto Updated: May-24-15 4:01 am
HONOLULU - Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.
- Judge hears arguments on Jackson County, Ore.'s GMO crop ban Updated: May-21-15 2:13 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - A federal judge who listened Wednesday to two hours of arguments in a lawsuit that challenges a southern Oregon county's ban on genetically modified crops said he might rule as early as next week.
- High schoolers can register for UNH agricultural camp Updated: May-17-15 10:08 am
DURHAM, New Hampshire - High school students interested in agricultural science can take part in a weeklong summer camp at the University of New Hampshire.
- USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free Updated: May-14-15 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
- Food world's 'mad scientist' Dufresne ponders next steps Updated: May-13-15 10:36 am
NEW YORK - If the sky had been the limit, Wylie Dufresne says, he'd have become a professional baseball player.
- SDSU offers new programs in precision ag, meat, food science Updated: May-10-15 10:15 am
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - South Dakota State University is offering new programs to meet the demands of a changing food industry.
- University of Idaho won't graze sheep in disputed areas Updated: May-08-15 5:26 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The University of Idaho won't graze sheep this summer on three high-elevation areas in eastern Idaho and western Montana until a lawsuit filed by environmental groups concerning a federal sheep research facility is resolved.
- Tuskegee professor receives award for agricultural studies Updated: May-05-15 3:49 am
AUBURN, Alabama - A Tuskegee professor has won a prestigious award for his works in agricultural studies.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Kansas State awards $500K in grants for global food research Updated: Apr-30-15 5:05 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Kansas State University has awarded $500,000 in grants to faculty members who are researching way to boost food production as the world population grows.
- Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana Updated: Apr-28-15 5:00 pm
ALBANY, New York - With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need.
- Ben & Jerry's founder backs push for GMO labels in NY Updated: Apr-28-15 2:52 pm
ALBANY, New York - One half of the duo that created Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is working to pass legislation in New York to require the labeling of foods with ingredients from genetically modified plants.
- Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole Updated: Apr-28-15 4:20 am
MIAMI - With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared.
- Industry tries to block genetically modified food labeling Updated: Apr-27-15 3:55 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them.
- Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete Updated: Apr-27-15 9:12 am
NEW YORK - Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.