Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:41PM CDT
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:09PM CDT
Private crop insurance riders let you lock a minimum-price crop-insurance guarantee 12 months a year, not just at planting. That deflects damage should futures prices continue to spiral below production cost by February.