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December 27, 2014

High sugar prices leave bitter taste for some

WASHINGTON—For U.S. bakeries, candy makers and other users of sugar, the high price of the sweet commodity has left them with a bitter taste.
December 26, 2014

U.S., Mexico finalize sugar agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Commerce has finalized an agreement with Mexico and suspended an investigation into the alleged illegal dumping of subsidized Mexican sugar onto the U.S. market.
December 26, 2014

Sugarbeet growers interested in trade with Cuba

BOISE—A historic move for the United States to open trade with Cuba could impact Idaho, at least when it comes to sugarbeet exports.
December 23, 2014

U.S. reaches deal to stem tide of sugar from Mexico

FARGO—The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers that would prevent Mexico from flooding the U.S. market with cheap sugar.
December 16, 2014

It’s official: GMO labeling loses recount

SALEM, Ore. (AP)—Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified recount results that show the defeat of an Oregon ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified foods.
December 16, 2014

Officials agree not to enforce GMO ban pending trial

Oregon’s Jackson County has agreed not to enforce a ban on genetically modified crops until a lawsuit over the prohibition is decided.
December 15, 2014

Oregon registry for commercial drones on hold

SALEM—Oregon is on its way to creating a registry of government-owned drones, but uncertainty about federal regulations for the unmanned aircraft means any state registry for privately held drones could be more than a year away.
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