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Oct 13, 2011

Don't always trust what you think is on wine label

California grape growers have been battered around for more than a decade. They have been told to get tough and be competitive. Most wine grape....More
Oct 11, 2011

CBD deserves its own Rubber Dodo Award

The Center for Biological Diversity, the out-of-whack environmental group based in Tucson, Ariz., will soon announce the winner of its annual....More
Oct 11, 2011

The jobs market of the future: ‘Creativity will rule the day’

Jobs of the future will demand creativity as a key ingredient....More
Sep 30, 2011

2011 Cotton Photo Contest

Farm Press would like to recognize the beauty of cotton and the people who grow it. Send us your best cotton photos: kids in cotton fields, blooms,....More
Sep 30, 2011

It’s been a record year for broken records

This summer, thousands of heat records were broken at individual U.S. weather stations in June, July and August, according to the National Oceanic....More
Sep 28, 2011

Anti-biotech crowd convinced GMO food is road to extinction

My previous column about the GMO food labeling issue touched a few nerves in the anti-biotech crowd. Most did not like the notion that genetically....More
Sep 27, 2011

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright

Cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright....More
Sep 19, 2011

A billion here, a billion there, and lost taxes become serious money

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon lost taxes amount to serious money....More
Sep 16, 2011

GPS signals, broadband coverage and White House message massaging

A Thursday report sheds light on how LightSquared lined up its deal and how the Obama administration – keen to fulfill promises to bring broadband....More
Sep 08, 2011

The blame game: Whose fault is it that trade pacts linger in limbo?

Playing the blame game: Whose fault is it that trade agreements have been in limbo?....More
Sep 07, 2011

Time to take on anti-biotech crowd over GMO labeling

The California anti-biotech/anti-genetically modified/anti-science crowd is at it again. This time around they are calling themselves “advocates for....More
Sep 06, 2011

Social media offers insights on organic farming

Social media can sometimes provide a colossal opportunity to fritter away time that could better be used to accomplish a bit of work. It can suck you....More
Sep 03, 2011

At $5 billion yearly, the public may wonder: Is Congress worth the cost?

Taxpayers may wonder: Is Congress worth the $5 billion yearly cost?....More
Aug 29, 2011

Oil from the reserve: was it an emergency or just political theater?

Was the release of oil from the nation's strategic reserve an emergency, or just politics?....More
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