Britain Votes to Leave EU
Friday, June 24, 2016 2:18PM CDT
In a historic move that will have major long-term implications on trade and markets, voters in Great Britain surprised the world by voting Thursday to leave the European Union.
High Hopes for Costco Poultry
Friday, June 24, 2016 1:27PM CDT
Costco Wholesale Corp. has been working all spring to get approval for a $180 million poultry processing plant near Fremont, Nebraska, that would process roughly 1.6 million birds a week. The processing plant, under the name Lincoln Premium Poultry LLC, would need roughly 400 barns built in the local area that would each raise about 43,000 birds per barn for each flock delivered.
Crop Tech Corner
Friday, June 24, 2016 7:07AM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, Monsanto is testing a new Bt protein for plant bugs and thrips, a giant robot is scanning crops near Phoenix and an old Southern wheat variety is back on the table.
Senators Reach GMO Compromise
Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:44PM CDT
A Senate GMO labeling bill offers companies a choice of providing consumers with an on-package label or creating a symbol or electronic label that can be scanned with a smartphone or directs consumers to "more food information." However, if there is an electronic label, it must take consumers directly to information on genetically modified ingredients.