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'Green News Report' - July 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hot town,...

Worst Drought Since the Dust Bowl

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
John W. Boyd Jr.

No matter how much technological advancement we have made, no matter how far we think we have progressed, we are always at the mercy of nature. We still can't make it rain.

'Green News Report' - July 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's offi...

'Green News Report' - July 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Corporate...

The Hidden Ingredient in Rising Food Costs

Marie Clarke Brill | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
Marie Clarke Brill

The U.S. is the largest exporter of corn in the world, but the latest USDA estimates are that we will be exporting 300 million fewer bushels due to tight supply and higher prices. What is the hidden ingredient in rising corn prices?

U.S. Corn Crop On Razor's Edge As Drought Continues

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home

(Adds Iowa farmer comments; changes dateline from previous RIDGEWAY, Missouri) By Carey Gillam MYSTIC, Iowa, July 11 (R...

'Green News Report' - July 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Baby, it'...

U.S. Corn, Soybeans In Worst Condition Since 1988

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home

* Soybean prices set record high, corn soars on drought fears * Weekly crop conditions see sharpest decline in nine years ...

Ernest Hemingway: Bacon-Wrapped Trout With Corn Cakes

Nicole Villeneuve | Posted 09.02.2012 | Books
Nicole Villeneuve

Ernest Hemingway has become such a legendary character, it's hard to think of a recipe that could match his macho reputation. Whether on a Cuban beach or the African savanna, Hem was a fan of the good life -- and that included good food.

The Easiest (And Most Unexpected) Way To Shuck Corn

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Corn is one of the best things about summer -- eating perfectly sweet ears right off the cob is a summer rite. But cleaning corn is another story. The...

It's National Donut Day but Otherwise a Bad Week for Sweet Things

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Americans have traditionally loved sweet things. Think about it. You can't get any more American than a sweet slice of apple pie.

Is it Just Corn? Food, Energy and Global Trade

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 07.24.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

This year, thanks to a mild spring, corn farmers are hoping for a bumper crop. The impact of this will be felt around the world. Here's what you need to know.

USDA Predicts Enormous Corn Harvest This Summer

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Consumers could see some relief from higher food prices by late fall, if the latest government crop forecast holds up. The U.S. A...

The Fox (Monsanto) Buys the Chicken Coop (Beeologics)

Richard Schiffman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Why would one of the largest purveyors of pesticides, genetically engineered seeds and agrochemicals want to buy a company which has been seeking solutions to the escalating threats to the world bee population?

Climate Change This Week: Weird British Weather, An Intensifying Water Cycle, and More...

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.30.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Get ready for fiercer droughts and storms, folks -- the salt of the sea is telling the world that climate change is intensifying the global water cycle twice as fast as originally thought, a new study in the journal Science shows, according to Michael Lemonick at Climate Central.

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Just a fl...

Lucia Graves

'Agent Orange Corn' Sparks Public Outcry

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new kind of genetically modified crop under the brand name of "Enlist" -- known by its critics as "Agent Orange corn" -- has opponents...

How Hot Weather Will Make Your Food More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

After Earth Day on Sunday, you probably heard a lot of reasons why you should be worried about climate change. Well, here's another: It's probably goi...

The Best Chilled Soups For Spring

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

So your body may not have been in top-notch condition for spring break, but there's still time to get that bikini bod by summertime! 

Matt Sledge

Richard Mourdock: Sen. Dick Lugar's Ethanol Policies Making You Pay More For Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Facing a fierce primary challenge this year from the right, Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar found himself accused Wednesday night of driving up gas prices ...

Less than One Month to Comment on Corn Resistant to Agent Orange Herbicide 2,4-D

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

The USDA is currently deciding whether or not to approve an application by Dow Chemical for its controversial genetically engineered (GE) corn variety resistant to hazardous herbicides.

Scientists Warn EPA About Monsanto Corn

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A group of plant scientists is warning federal regulators that action is needed to mitigate a growing probl...

Dow and Monsanto's Plan to Increase the Toxic Pesticides Sprayed in America's Heartland

Richard Schiffman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

These two biotech giants have developed a weed management program that, if successful, would go a long way toward a predicted doubling of harmful herbicide use in America's corn belt during the next decade.

What The New USDA Baseline Forecast Means for Food Prices

Phil Lempert | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

With continued pressure on the economy more men and women will be choosing to eat at home to save money, which has happened before -- but this time around expect a twist.

Joe Satran

Why Your Steak Is About To Cost More

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 02.02.2012 | Home

Steel yourselves, steak fans: your dinner is about to get a lot more expensive. The price of beef has hit an all-time high in each of the last four...