Agriculture

Quarles campaign offers contest for green whoopee cushion

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Kentucky's Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the "Green New Deal" pushed by Democrats in Congress. Ryan...
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Indonesian forest fires highlight president's campaign gaffe

2 hours ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Deliberately set fires are burning through peatland forests in the Indonesian province of Riau, the disaster agency said Tuesday, just two days after...
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Happy as a pig in muck?

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Photos play an important role when it comes to how agricultural products are seen by consumers. A team of scientists investigated how people perceive and evaluate photos of a...
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Surprise findings turn up the temperature on the study of vernalization

22 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have uncovered new evidence about the agriculturally important process of vernalization in a development that could help farmers deal with financially damaging...
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China to develop drought & flood resistant farmland in area bigger than Spain

23 hours ago   |   RT

China's Ministry of Agriculture has announced plans to create 53.3 million hectares of connected farmland to ensure the country's food security. More than five million hectares...
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Florida company may build commercial eel farm in Michigan

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

A Florida-based company is considering building a $30 million eel farm in Michigan, which one state agriculture official said could be the first facility in the U.S. to...
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Trump claims tariffs brought China to its knees. His trade war is hurting Midwest farmers instead

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

President Donald Trump bragged on Sunday morning that “big progress” was being made with China on trade, even as U.S. farmers say they are suffering tremendously as a result of...
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Kansas taking further steps to start industrial hemp crop

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

The deadline is approaching for applications to grow the state's new industrial hemp research crop. The Kansas Department of Agriculture will take applications for growers who...
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Democrats don't bite on Booker vegan flap

Democrats don't bite on Booker vegan flap

2 days ago   |   Politico

When an interview surfaced this week that brought Sen. Cory Booker's vegan lifestyle to the forefront, it seemed like the New Jersey senator would be forced to do the first...
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How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

Recent advances to address hunger through agricultural advancement have been shown to boost crop growth by 40 percent by creating a shortcut for a glitch that plagues most food...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...