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A recent survey has detected a sharp uptick in the percentage of Americans who consider foods with genetically engineered ingredients to be worse for their health.

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EAST MEON, England (AP) — Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-ac…

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Proje…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid scrutiny stemming from fresh revelations of rampant discrimination, bullying, retaliation and sexual misconduct at the U.S. Forest Service, the agency’s new chief pledge…

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good…

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fatal cougar attack has reignited debates over hound hunting and cougar management in Oregon. Groups of Oregonians, particularly hound hunters, say that Oregon’s cougar…

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A super weed that can devastate corn and soybean crops has now been found in five North Dakota counties, but a university expert says there is still hope for preventing a…

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — With a vision of becoming the leading provider of agronomic services for farmers around the world, CropLogic — a New Zealand-based agricultural technology company — is expa…

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Elisabeth Wilson drives to a small field every day to check her nests set out along a research field at North Dakota State University. They’re home to the alfalfa leafcutter bee.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The USDA’s internal watchdog will examine the agency’s plan to restructure its top independent research office and move it out of the District of Columbia, actions some lawma…

HUDSON, Iowa (AP) — Blake Hansen loves beef, but admits he is quite particular about the quality of meat he chooses to consume.

The Idaho Barley Commission at its Oct. 25 board meeting in Rupert presented Gongshe Hu with the 2018 Idaho Barley Service Award. He is a barley breeder with the USDA Agricultural Research Ser…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two Wyoming laws that prohibit trespassing to collect environmental data violate the U.S. Constitution’s free-speech protections, a judge ruled in siding with two environ…

NEW YORK (AP) — New research strengthens the case that people used the chocolate ingredient cacao in South America 5,400 years ago, underscoring the seed’s radical transformation into today’s …

DENVER (AP) — A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States’ budding marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a…

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Carlos lets out a long, low-pitched protest moan — sounding suspiciously like Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies — as Jim Watson says “sook sook” and gently pulls the en…