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Special Report: The decisions behind Monsanto’s weed-killer crisis

(Reuters) - In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto () faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide...

Special Report: The decisions behind Monsanto’s weed-killer crisis

(Reuters) - In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto () faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide...

9 Things You Can Do With Your French Press…Besides Making Coffee

If you own a French press, you probably drink coffee-but as it turns out, that isn't a prerequisite. The glass-and-chrome carafe is good for...

Diet Diary: Time to bring forgotten grains back into our diets

While causes of cancer are multi-factorial, the association of food with cancer is strong, and according to estimates, more than two-thirds of cancers are...

Forbidden fruit: Indonesia palm oil plantations boost security to stop thieves

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian security companies have seen a surge in demand for guards to protect palm oil plantations from fruit thieves and land...

U.S. Farmers Have a Lot to Gain From China’s Flagging Production

A string of agricultural overhauls has set up China to import more grains and other commodities, with significant consequences for global markets.Over the past...

How good is popcorn for you? – The Boston Globe

Popcorn has the crunchy, salty appeal of chips or pretzels, but you can have three cups of the air-popped snack for slightly fewer...

California to list herbicide as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to...

Glencore Makes Takeover Approach to Bunge

Glencore PLC has approached grain trader Bunge Ltd. about combining, a deal that would give the Swiss miner a major presence in the...

Sneakers Made from Corn? Seat Cushions From Soybeans?

Facing overstuffed silos and forecasts for another huge harvest this year, U.S. farmers are trying to find new uses for their corn and soybeans.Robust...