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FBI: Utah militia leader cased mosque, military facilities
William Keebler, who authorities say has ties to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, took video of an unidentified mosque and cased federal offices such as National Guard facilities, an FBI agent says.

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Fewer Northwest farmers gamble on ginseng
Fewer Northwest farmers gamble on ginseng
Ginseng, a medicinal root that once provided a profitable niche in the Northwest, has been abandoned by most farmers in the region.
EPA says it will take months to hand over What’s Upstream files
EPA says it will take months to hand over What’s Upstream files
The Environmental Protection Agency will waive a $2,000 fee for providing What's Upstream records, but the Washington farm group seeking the documents may have to wait until December.
Developers of fortified food staple awarded World Food Prize
The $250,000 prize rewards their work to reduce world hunger and malnutrition through biofortification, the process of breeding critical vitamins and micronutrients into staple crops.
TransCanada seeks $15B for rejection of Keystone pipeline
The Calgary-based company argues that it moved forward with the project under the assumption that it would win approval, given numerous federal reviews and the government’s approval of the original Keystone pipeline.
USDA continues to prime trade with Cuba
USDA continues to prime trade with Cuba
With its close proximity to the U.S., Cuba offers plenty of opportunity for agricultural exports, with particularly high potential for rice, fruits and vegetables, livestock and ag equipment.
Leader to be sentenced in Ohio egg farm forced labor case
Prosecutors say Aroldo Castillo-Serrano made victims’ family members sign over deeds to their property in Guatemala to pay for transporting the boys, with assurances they would be enrolled in school.
FBI: Utah militia leader planned to bomb BLM cabin
An FBI agent said in charging documents that William Keebler, 57, was planning to retaliate against the federal government that he felt was harassing people and imposing overreaching grazing restrictions on ranchers.
Mysterious ‘zombie bee’ scourge reaches southern U.S.
Mysterious ‘zombie bee’ scourge reaches southern U.S.
Flies attach themselves to the bees and inject their eggs, causing erratic “zombie-like” behavior in the bees.
Senators reach deal on genetically modified food labeling
Senators reach deal on genetically modified food labeling
The Agriculture Department appeared to endorse the legislation, as well, issuing a statement encouraging members of the House and Senate to move quickly on the deal.
Any impact of ‘Brexit’ vote on ag likely to be temporary, experts say
Any impact of ‘Brexit’ vote on ag likely to be temporary, experts say
A weaker pound could impact Britain's importation of commodities in wake of that nation's vote to leave European Union.

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