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Stories with subject: Agriculture and food technology
  • 4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists 
    Updated: May-31-16 1:36 am

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent vaccines from freezing when dairy producers inoculate their herds in the winter.

  • How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors? story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 5:31 pm

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers.

  • Report: Genetically altered food safe but not curing hunger story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 1:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a report Tuesday.

  • Fight over GMO labeling law moves to Vermont 
    Updated: May-13-16 1:42 pm

    DOVER, Delaware - A federal judge in Delaware says a legal battle between the Dupont Co. and Vermont officials over genetically modified foods should play out in Vermont.

  • Opponents of Vermont GMO law find friendly audience in Fargo story has photos
    Updated: May-12-16 5:35 pm

    FARGO, North Dakota - A group of food producers and other advocates of genetically modified food gathered in one of the smallest states in the country Thursday to speak out against product labeling requirements set to become law in an even smaller state.