- Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill Updated: Apr-05-14 10:58 am
- Florida Senate Oks bill on parasailing regulations Updated: Apr-03-14 4:56 pm
- After Haiyan, Philippines expands crop insurance Updated: Mar-26-14 3:50 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, where two of their top priorities made it into law.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Parasailing in Florida moved closer to becoming a regulated industry Thursday, with the Senate approving a bill that would place safety guidelines on companies.
CALAMBA, Philippines - The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has added urgency to finding a solution to a longstanding problem: less than 10 percent of farmers have crop insurance, and while its advantages are widely understood, few can afford it.