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August 01, 2014

Goshen County Beet Growers add to EWC scholarship

TORRINGTON, Wyo.—A gift of more than $43,000 has allowed the Goshen County Beet Growers Association to boost the Association’s Eastern Wyoming College scholarship endowment to more than $110,000.
July 31, 2014

Drinking too much soda could affect adolescent memory, ability to learn

If former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had waited just a bit longer to wage his public health battle against soda drinks, he could have had more ammunition.
July 31, 2014

BASF investing $270M to expand U.S. herbicide production

BASF has announced new investments and solutions that will help growers and partners in North America drive yields and efficiency. BASF will invest more than $270 million to expand production capacity for key herbicides dicamba and DMTA at the Beaumont, T
July 30, 2014

DeLauro introduces soda tax bill

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., introduced a bill Wednesay that would impose a federal tax of 1 cent per teaspoon of caloric sweetener, such as sugar or high-fructose corn syrup in sweetened beverages.
July 30, 2014

GPS: 25 years and still growing

This past month saw the U.S.-launched global positioning system (GPS) satellite constellation hit its quarter-century mark in lifespan.
July 29, 2014

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP)—A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation ord
July 29, 2014

Innovative water conservation solution

Like many industries, the agricultural industry seeks to use technology to improve efficiency and sustainability.
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