- Nevada researchers trying to turn roadside weed into biofuel Updated: Nov-26-15 10:47 am
RENO, Nevada - Three decades ago, a University of Nevada researcher who obtained one of the first U.S. Energy Department grants to study the potential to turn plants into biofuels became convinced that a roadside weed - curly top gumweed - was growing along the road to the future.
- Tobacco growers vote to continue self-assessment of sales Updated: Nov-25-15 2:17 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - North Carolina tobacco growers have voted to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- What's for dinner? Genetically engineered salmon OK'd by FDA Updated: Nov-19-15 10:48 pm
WASHINGTON - What's for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States.
- Lawmakers say Oregon agency, university resisting hemp Updated: Nov-06-15 2:27 pm
SALEM, Oregon - There's a quiet battle playing out between Oregon State University, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Democrats in the state's congressional delegation who say the school and agency have fumbled a chance to make Oregon a hemp leader.
- Olive-tree farmers take root in Florida Updated: Nov-01-15 1:33 am
DELEON SPRINGS, Florida - The tiny green olives may not look like much to most of us, but Florida growers see a potential cash crop that could feed local economies.
- UNH looking into growth of kiwiberries Updated: Oct-31-15 4:08 pm
DURHAM, New Hampshire - Kiwiberries have high levels of vitamin C and other nutrients and, for decades, have been considered economically promising as a New England fall crop because they're suited to the region and are attractive and flavorful.