TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex ...

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

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Brazil grain growers wary of dicamba as Bayer launches new GM soy seed A genetically modified soy seed technology from Germany's Bayer set to launch soon in Brazil has sparked concern from some farmers who worry that other crops could be impacted by dicamba, a herbicide the biotech product is designed to tolerate....
2019-10-01 04:00

Brazil grain growers wary of dicamba as Bayer pushes new soy seed Brazilian farmers are wary of the imminent introduction of a new genetically modified soy seed technology because of the risks associated with dicamba, a herbicide the biotech product is designed to tolerate....
2019-09-30 20:00

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
2019-05-28 18:34

Primark to train 160,000 cotton farmers in sustainability drive Retailer’s target is part of aim to use 100% sustainable cotton in all product categoriesPrimark has announced plans to improve its sustainability credentials by training 160,000 cotton farmers in India, Pakistan and China in environmentally friendly...
2019-08-28 05:34

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
2019-08-21 20:00

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
2019-05-21 21:51

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken du...
2019-08-09 00:00

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member ...
2019-06-23 18:17

Is Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs Really That Dangerous? A real-life horror tale that’s gotten renewed media attention this week is sure to make you think twice about digging earwax out of your ears. An Australian woman says she developed a life-threatening infection that ate away parts of her skull after ...
2019-08-12 21:51

China grew cotton on the Moon, if only for a moment China may have had to sit and watch as countries like the United States dominated space for decades, but things are a whole lot different now. China’s space agency has been rapidly catching up to the likes of the US and Russia, and in many ways...
2019-10-08 13:00

Sen. Tom Cotton Says He Pitched Greenland Deal to Denmark Last Year In the days after news of President Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland emerged, the idea was derided. Now, one Republican senator has declared that he not only agrees—but he already pitched the idea to Denmark....
2019-08-23 08:34

Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
2019-08-23 01:00

Cotton on: the staggering potential of switching to organic clothes Buying an organic cotton T-shirt would save 2,457 litres of water, according to a new report from the Soil Association Most Britons underestimate the full environmental impact of cotton, thinking it takes only 314 litres of water to make a cotton T-s...
2019-10-01 08:34

U.S. regulators allow genetically modified cotton as human food source U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for human consumption, paving the way for a protein-packed new food source - edible cottonseed that tastes a bit like chickpeas - that its developers said could...
2019-10-12 00:00

Report: Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was actually one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
2019-08-22 21:34

‘Not very woke’: Tom Cotton rips AOC for blaming Liz Cheney over father’s policies Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton slammed New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a tweet in which she suggested Rep. Liz Cheney should not make any comments about foreign policy because of her father's politics....
2019-08-04 02:51

U.S. cotton industry quietly faces crisis from China trade war While soybeans have remained front and center in the United States' trade war with China, American cotton is quietly facing its own tariff-induced crisis....
2019-08-28 13:00

Fire chief Dany Cotton: Response to Grenfell has been horrifying London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said she is "absolutely horrified" that building safety is "not being taken seriously" two years after the Grenfell Tower fire....
2019-07-04 16:17

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtim...
2019-06-23 21:00

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over reported Huawei move Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives.The Arkansas Republican launched his shot at Mnuchin in response to a report f...
2019-07-11 19:00

Cotton Futures Had 400 Million Reasons to Rally in 2018 ... So Why Did They Crash Instead? Cotton rallied in the first half of 2018: So, conventional wisdom called for even higher prices. Yet cotton did the opposite, spiraling lower into 2019. Now see what a contrarian voice said in the face of bullish sentiment....
2019-05-21 14:39

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has b...
2019-05-22 09:17

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
2019-05-22 13:17

Cotton warns 'attack on a U.S. ship' will happen without 'firm' response to Iran Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ariz., member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, said that recent actions from Iran deserved a proper response, and warned that if the Islamic republic does not go unchecked, they will only increase their hos...
2019-06-23 21:01

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made t...
2019-06-13 01:17

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, announcing in a tweet that he was postponing the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
2019-08-22 21:00

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull' An Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out her ears. She’s now warning others to be wary of using the buds, which technically are not meant to be...
2019-08-14 06:17

Greaves Cotton Launches High-Speed Electric Scooter Ampere Zeal The Ampere Zeal has been launched with Rs. 18,000 subsidy under the Indian government's FAME II policy for electric vehicles. The Ampere Zeal has been priced at Rs. 66,950 (ex-showroom) after subsidy....
2019-05-29 10:34

The Cotton Club Encore review – Francis Ford Coppola's reworked masterpiece Released in 1984 to mixed reviews and box office failure, the musical drama has been expanded in a masterly new presentationFrancis Ford Coppola’s main revenue stream lately has been as a vintner. And as with a fine wine, his film The Cotton Club, fi...
2019-10-04 10:34

The seed libraries sprouting up across the US San Diego’s Ocean Beach library is one of hundreds in the US where members can take home seeds as well as books. Could the community project help protect local plant diversity?...
2019-08-21 20:00

We reviewed Everlane's cotton underwear and bras in 2018 and found them to be seriously comfortable — here's how they've held up over the last year Everlane Everlane's Supima cotton underwear is soft, breathable, and comfortable. Currently, the collection includes a thong, hipster, high-waist hipster, three bralettes ($22-$24), four bodysuits ($30-$35), and a pair of men's briefs ($16). Women'...
2019-10-03 16:00

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
2019-06-13 12:34

Hollywood Once Told Francis Ford Coppola The Cotton Club Had 'Too Many Black Stories'. Now, He's Restoring Them You know how kids have a list of things they want to be when they grow up and toggle between them until they actually do grow up and (maybe) decide on one thing? Well, for me, one of those things was a tap dancer....
2019-09-18 09:00

It's Not Too Late for Bayer to Heal Shares of chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have been laid low by legal liabilities from its deal for Monsanto, but the situation is likely to improve....
2019-06-22 18:34

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refused to work with her....
2019-07-02 14:00

Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off regular-season champion Indiana 4-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes (31-22), swept by Indiana in a th...
2019-05-23 08:34

Trump Bolsters Biotech Seed Makers President Trump has provided a boost to biotech seed companies, instructing federal agencies to streamline regulation and promote the safety of genetically engineered crops....
2019-06-13 06:00

Medvedev stuns second seed Thiem in Montreal "Russian Daniil Medvedev crushed second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets as the eighth-seed powered his way into the Rogers Cup semi-finals at Montreal on Friday."...
2019-08-10 00:34

WTA roundup: Top seed Pliskova into Zhengzhou final A surprising run by unseeded Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic came to an end in a semifinal loss to seventh-seeded Croat Petra Martic, who won 6-0, 6-3 at the Zhengzhou Open in China on Saturday....
2019-09-15 04:00

Schwartzman dumps out sixth seed Zverev "Argentina\u0027s Diego Schwartzman produced the latest shock at the US Open - defeating sixth seed Alexander Zverev in four sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals."...
2019-09-03 03:00

Second seed Pliskova slides to defeat by Martic Karolina Pliskova's quest for a maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open came to an end on Friday as the second seed lost 6-3 6-3 to Croatia's Petra Martic....
2019-05-31 16:51

| Second seed Thiem bounced by Medvedev in Montreal Daniil Medvedev ended the run of Dominic Thiem at the ATP Montreal Masters on Friday with a 6-3, 6-1 upset victory that advanced the Russian into the semi-finals....
2019-08-09 20:00

Friedsam upsets No. 2 seed Cornet in Palermo Unseeded Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany rallied after she was broken in the opening set to upset No. 2 seed Alize Cornet in the second round of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
2019-07-31 19:17

Bayer says next glyphosate lawsuit likely to be postponed Germany's Bayer said the next U.S. lawsuit scheduled to be heard over claims that its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup, causes cancer would likely be postponed....
2019-08-07 13:34

'Insolent and obstructive': Tom Cotton says intelligence watchdog shared extra details about Ukraine whistleblower with House Democrats An Intelligence Community watchdog gave preferential treatment to House Democrats conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Trump while rebuffing Senate Republican questions, according to Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton....
2019-10-10 01:34

Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA Mr. Epstein, the accused sex trafficker, was fascinated by eugenics. He told scientists and others of his vision of using his New Mexico ranch to impregnate women....
2019-07-31 22:34

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad-supported streaming platform CW Seed has picked up the rights to stream the first four seasons of Sc...
2019-08-04 22:51

Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro        ...
2019-08-22 06:34

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Seed-Eating Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
2019-08-29 13:00

Yankees dominated as top-seed hope continues to fade ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This is what it sounds like when bats die. It is Charlie Morton’s curveball cutting through the stale air inside Tropicana Field and getting Yankees to chase pitches out of the strike zone. It is the Yankees being unable to do ...
2019-09-26 08:00

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A global hemp research lab in Oregon is part of a larger movement to bring the standardization to hemp that traditional crops like corn and cotton enjoy. It’s a critical step toward accountability and consistency in an indus...
2019-06-14 17:51

Brown dumps top seed Zverev out of Stuttgart second round "Top seed Alexander Zverev crashed out in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Thursday, losing 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 to world number 170 Dustin Brown."...
2019-06-13 20:51

Bayer says Oct. U.S. glyphosate trial delayed until further notice (This October 6 story has been refilled to correct "until February" to "until further notice" in headline and "new court date" to "court status conference" in paragraphs 1 & 6)...
2019-10-07 09:00

Bayer shares up 1.8% trade after U.S. Roundup rule Shares in German chemicals company Bayer rose 1.8% in early trade on Tuesday after a U.S. judge slashed a damages award Bayer owes a California man who blamed its Roundup weed killer for his cancer....
2019-07-16 18:34

Bayer Bows to Investors With New Board Appointment Bayer appointed a prominent U.S. agriculture expert to its board in the company’s latest effort to convince investors that it has its troubled crop-science business under control....
2019-10-01 21:00

Top seed Wang eases into Bronx Open quarter-finals Top seed Wang Qiang of China sailed into the Bronx Open quarter-finals with a convincing 6-1 6-4 victory over French qualifier Fiona Ferro on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 17:34

Football Four: With clarity coming, Ohio State takes over the top seed This week's College Football Playoff projection has Ohio State as the No. 1 seed followed by Alabama, Oklahoma and LSU in the field.       ...
2019-10-06 17:34

Nadal is men's top seed for Rogers Cup; Barty tops women Rafael Nadal is the top seed for the upcoming men's Rogers Cup in Montreal, while Ash Barty is the top seed for the women's event in Toronto        ...
2019-07-31 19:17

Cucumber Seeds: Another Nutritious Seed To Add To Your Bevy Of Healthy Snacks Cucumber seeds can also be consumed in the similar way that seeds of its close cousins, melons and pumpkins are consumed. Here's all you need to know about these lesser known edible seeds!...
2019-07-10 20:17

Corteva Debut Caps Years of Seed Company Consolidation Corteva Agriscience’s first day as a stand-alone company is a milestone in an agricultural deal making spree that has left the farm sector more consolidated than ever....
2019-06-04 02:34

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak. The Bruins (47-8) were rewarded for their remarkable cons...
2019-05-27 23:17

Kaveri Seed Shares Rise 3%, Board To Consider Buyback On September 24 Kaveri Seed share price today: By noon, 9,184 Kaveri Seed shares had changed hands on the BSE, as against an average of 23,000 in the past two weeks. Kaveri Seed shares opened higher at Rs 536.00......
2019-09-17 14:00

US Open 28th seed Suárez Navarro fined $40K after quitting 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain was docked $40,000 at the U.S. Open after retiring from her first-round match with a lower-back injury        ...
2019-08-30 02:34

Tomato, pepper prices could spike from seed import restrictions The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week imposed major import restrictions on tomato and pepper seeds after discovering that many of those seeds have been silently carrying a serious plant disease....
2019-09-12 12:00

Malaysia To Seed Clouds, Induce Rain As Smog Pollutes Air Malaysia prepared to seed clouds after air quality in parts of the country reached unhealthy levels due to smog from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia, an official said Monday....
2019-09-11 02:00

US Open 28th seed Suarez Navarro fined $40G after quitting In the latest example of a player fined thousands of dollars at a Grand Slam tournament for what tennis officials deem a lack of effort, 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain was docked $40,000 at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after retirin...
2019-08-31 13:00

Top seed Wang rallies to reach Bronx Open semifinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang rallied from a dismal start to beat Anna Blinkova 0-6, 6-1, to reach the semifinals of the Bronx Open        ...
2019-08-23 23:34

Argentina's Bioceres gets USDA nod for drought-resistant soybean seed Argentine biotechnology company Bioceres said on Thursday that it received a green light from the United States Department of Agriculture for a variety of drought-resistant soybean....
2019-08-08 16:34

UPDATE 1-Ocado sows $22 mln 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is ploughing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
2019-06-10 12:17

Michigan upsets top seed UCLA; Texas Tech, Louisville win Karl Kauffmann’s second straight dominant postseason start helped put Michigan on the cusp of its first College World Series in 35 years and No. 1 national seed UCLA on the brink of elimination from the NCAA Tournament. The Colorado RockiesR...
2019-06-08 06:51

Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
2019-06-10 12:34

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the price....
2019-05-28 22:51

How Bayer-Monsanto Became One of the Worst Corporate Deals---in 12 Charts Bayer fought hard to take over Monsanto. Today Bayer faces thousands of plaintiffs in lawsuits over the Roundup herbicide, and the $63 billion gambit ranks as one of the worst corporate deals in recent memory. An illustrated look at the acquisition a...
2019-08-29 06:34

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal Elanco Animal Health agreed to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest animal health business and expanding Elanco's reach online....
2019-08-20 16:34

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from more than 13,400 plaintiffs over glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup....
2019-07-16 02:51

Bayer to sell chemicals unit Currenta for €3.5 billion The sale is part of Bayer's plan to divest from non-strategic ventures, after its purchase of US firm Monsanto. Bayer has been dogged by a wave of lawsuits after the merger, which has sent its shares tumbling....
2019-08-07 13:00

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
2019-07-16 04:51

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
2019-05-31 04:17

Bayer says it disagrees with German government's decision to ban glyphosate Bayer on Wednesday said it disagreed with a decision by the German government to ban the use of glyphosate from the end of 2023, saying that the substance used in a weedkiller made by its U.S.-based unit Monsanto can be used safely....
2019-09-05 03:34

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
2019-08-22 13:00

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
2019-06-14 09:00

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing “additional methods to combat weeds.” Friday’s announcement came as Bayer ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 12:17

Bayer says October U.S. glyphosate trial delayed until February A pending U.S. lawsuit over claims related to Bayer's glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been delayed, the company said on Sunday, with a new court date set for February, 2020....
2019-10-06 23:34

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, which the two companies have been developing together....
2019-07-31 23:17

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 15:34

Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, after a report of such a settlement had driven shares as much as 11% higher....
2019-08-09 16:34

Protect yourself from patent litigation What can automakers and suppliers do to protect themselves as the rate of patent litigation increases in the auto sector? A lot, if they're proactive....
2019-09-23 08:34

Watch: Top-seed Novak Djokovic pulls out of U.S. Open with shoulder injury Top men's seed Novak Djokovic pulled out of the 2019 U.S. Open in the third set of his round of 16 match against Stan Wawrinka due to a shoulder injury, allowing his Swiss foe to advance to the quarterfinals....
2019-09-02 14:34

WTA roundup: Gauff upsets top seed Bertens to reach semis in Austria Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal....
2019-10-12 04:00

UPDATE 1-Argentina's Bioceres gets USDA nod for drought-resistant soybean seed Argentine biotechnology company Bioceres said on Thursday that it received a green light from the United States Department of Agriculture for a variety of drought-resistant soybean....
2019-08-08 16:34

Report: Jeffrey Epstein wants to freeze his head and penis, seed the world with his DNA Former financier and alleged sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is an apparent transhumanist who hoped to seed the world with his DNA and have his head and penis cryonically preserved. According to a report from the New York Times, Epstein spent decades ...
2019-08-01 13:00

Bowl projections: Ohio State now No. 1 seed for College Football Playoff Ohio State is the top seed for the College Football Playoff in the latest USA TODAY bowl projections after passing Alabama and will play in Peach Bowl.       ...
2019-10-08 18:34

Coco Gauff upends top seed to become youngest WTA semi-finalist in 15 years Gauff, 15, wins 7-6 (1), 6-4 over top-seeded Kiki Bertens in LinzLucky loser scores first ever win over opponent ranked in top 10American set to debut in top 100 in next week’s WTA rankingsAmerican teenager Coco Gauff stunned top seed Kiki Bertens to...
2019-10-11 21:34

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia is the 2019 recipient of the World Food...
2019-06-10 16:34

Dominant Karl Kauffman leads Michigan past top seed UCLA 3-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl Kauffman and Jeff Criswell combined on a four-hitter, helping Michigan beat No. 1 national seed UCLA 3-2 Friday night in the opening game of the Los Angeles super regional. Kauffman (10-6), a junior right-hander who was select...
2019-06-08 06:51

MIT.nano awards inaugural NCSOFT seed grants for gaming technologies MIT.nano has announced the first recipients of NCSOFT seed grants to foster hardware and software innovations in gaming technology. The grants are part of the new MIT.nano Immersion Lab Gaming program, with inaugural funding provided by video game de...
2019-10-01 07:00

Bayer's Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Bayer’s efforts to fend off thousands of lawsuits against its Roundup herbicide were dealt a symbolic blow when Germany, the company’s home country, said it would ban the product’s key ingredient....
2019-09-04 22:00

Bayer to Sell Animal-Health Unit to Elanco for $7.6 Billion Germany’s Bayer is selling its animal-health business to an American rival for $7.6 billion, part of the drug and chemicals giant’s plan to divest assets amid mounting legal liabilities from its Roundup herbicide....
2019-08-20 18:00

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
2019-05-29 14:51

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
2019-06-14 20:51

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
2019-05-21 16:00

Bayer to spend over 25 billion euros in crop science R&D over 10 years German drugmaker Bayer on Tuesday said it is to spend more than 25 billion euros ($27.22 billion) on research and development at its agriculture unit over the next 10 years....
2019-10-01 12:00

UPDATE 1-Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
2019-05-31 01:17

Bayer buys BlueRock in $600 million bet on stem cell therapies German drugmaker Bayer is paying up to $600 million for full control of cell therapy developer BlueRock Therapeutics, stepping up investment in a promising new medical area to revive its drug development pipeline....
2019-08-08 14:00

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S. lawsuits related to its weedkiller Roundup....
2019-08-09 14:00

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
2019-06-04 16:34

Bayer, Battling Roundup Legal Claims, to Sell Dr. Scholl's Bayer, the German pharmaceuticals and chemicals group battling legal claims over its Roundup herbicide, will sell its Dr. Scholl’s foot-care business to Yellow Wood Partners for $585 million....
2019-07-22 17:51

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher....
2019-08-09 23:34

CBOE Wins in ISE Patent Suit CHICAGO, IL - March 14, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the federal court in Chicago ended the trial on the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) patent suit. ISE had sued CBOE for alleged infringement of I...
2019-05-23 19:17

Hong Kong's 'Umbrella' protests sowed seed for future: freed activist Benny Tai, a leading Hong Kong activist who was jailed for his role in the 2014 pro-democracy "Umbrella" movement, says that campaign "revolutionized" youngsters and set the stage for the current protests on the streets of the China-ruled territory....
2019-09-27 11:00

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
2019-05-21 22:17

Chess: Jeffery Xiong aims to emulate Bobby Fischer after beating No 2 seed The 18-year-old knocked out Anish Giri at the World Cup but faces a battle to make the final and reach the 2020 world title candidatesJeffery Xiong eliminated Anish Giri, the No 2 seed from the Netherlands, at the $1.6m World Cup in Siberia this week...
2019-09-20 13:34

Top seed Stephens suffers shock loss before Gauff crashes out in Washington first round "Top seed and former champion Sloane Stephens crashed out of the Citi Open in Washington as she suffered a stunning 6-2 7-5 first-round loss to Swede Rebecca Peterson on Tuesday while teenager Cori \u0027Coco\u0027 Gauff also fell in straight sets."...
2019-07-31 20:17

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-23 01:17

Bayer Leverkusen's Peter Bosz explains his attacking football philosophy Last season, Peter Bosz led Bayer Leverkusen to a fourth-placed Bundesliga finish after taking over the club in January. He spoke to DW about his attacking philosophy and his conversations with the late Johan Cruyff....
2019-08-05 14:00

Lanxess, Bayer sell chemical park operator to Macquarie for $3.9 billion German chemical groups Bayer and Lanxess have agreed to sell integrated chemical site operator Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) for an enterprise value of 3.5 billion euros ($3.9 billion)....
2019-08-07 15:34

CORRECTED-Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
2019-05-21 17:51

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
2019-06-04 16:34

Australian farmer brings legal action vs Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he claims was caused by its weedkiller, the Australian Broadcasting Commission reported on Thursday....
2019-10-11 00:34

Bayer stocks soar amid disputed reports of Roundup 'settlement' German firm Bayer has not commented on reports that it is willing to pay $8 billion to settle glyphosate cases in the US. The mediator in the case said Bayer never made the proposal, calling the report "pure fiction."...
2019-08-10 01:34

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
2019-08-09 16:34

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in children with thromboembolism....
2019-07-08 15:00

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
2019-07-08 21:51

Champions League: Ronaldo Scores As Juventus Brush Aside Bayer Leverkusen Cristiano Ronaldo blasted in the third goal in the 89th minute to extend his record to 127 strikes in the competition to add to Gonzalo Higuain and Federico Bernardeschi's earlier efforts....
2019-10-02 12:00

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
2019-05-24 09:17

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
2019-07-09 01:34

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
2019-06-18 14:00

Microsoft Filed Patent for a Virtual Reality...Mat? Microsoft might be working on a virtual reality mat to, at least in part, keep you from getting clotheslined by your coffee table yet again while ostensibly blinded by a VR headset. The company calls it a “virtual reality floor mat activity region” i...
2019-10-07 06:00

Qualcomm, LG Reach New Patent-Licensing Deal Qualcomm has reached a new patent-licensing deal with LG Electronics, helping land its technology in a suite of wireless devices while U.S. federal regulators continue to scrutinize its business practices on antitrust grounds....
2019-08-20 20:00

Apple Wins Patent for a Foldable Screen Moving ahead with its foldable smartphone ambition, Apple has managed to win a patent for a foldable screen which could be used on iPhones and other devices....
2019-05-29 17:00

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivat...
2019-05-23 21:34

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Son...
2019-07-18 23:17

Mazda developing ‘RX-9’ sports car, new patent suggests 2015 RX-Vision concept could be readied for production Recently acquired patent shows off lightweight chassis design, with a front-mid engine layout likely A chassis design patent filed last week by Mazda suggests the company is developing a succ...
2019-09-20 10:00

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants your opinion on AI inventions The U.S. Patent and Trademark's Office wants public comment on patenting artificial intelligence inventions and how AI may reshape intellectual property.Read More...
2019-08-27 21:34

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones. The patent, filed late last year and published la...
2019-06-14 12:17

Kawasaki Files Patent For Hybrid Motorcycle Electric motorcycles may be the future, but Kawasaki seems to be playing with the idea of a different kind of clean technology. Patent images have emerged which show a hybrid motorcycle, with both an......
2019-07-05 21:00

iPhone 12 could have telescopic telephoto lens, according to patent A pair of new patents suggest future iPhones – perhaps even the iPhone 12 coming next year - could use multiple lenses stacked in front of an angled mirror, telescope-style, to make better optical telephoto lenses without a bigger camera bump....
2019-10-09 07:34

Qualcomm won't have to offer patent licenses to rivals, for now Qualcomm won't face the full consequences of the antitrust ruling, at least not right away. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request to temporarily halt requirements that it both grant patent licenses to rivals and stop demanding...
2019-08-24 23:00

Leave GNOME alone: This patent troll is asking for trouble Sure, anyone can sue anyone, but winning this intellectual property lawsuit against the GNOME Foundation, a leading open-source and Linux non-profit group, will be a heck of a challenge....
2019-09-27 01:34

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:17

Tennis: Teenager Gauff puts homework on hold to stun top seed Bertens in Linz American teenager Coco Gauff stunned top seed Kiki Bertens to advance to her maiden WTA semi-final with a 7-6(1) 6-4 victory at the Linz Open in Austria on Friday, then went back to her hotel to do her schoolwork....
2019-10-12 04:00

Anna Jones' recipes for nigella seed and lime dal, and plum chutney | The Modern Cook Mix things up and make nigella seeds a new store-cupboard go-to. They pack an earthy, oniony punch in these dal and chutney recipesThere are a handful of ingredients that I use on repeat to boost flavour. They have become like reliable old friends: f...
2019-09-27 22:34

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
2019-07-16 00:00

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple's cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence....
2019-06-18 17:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-23 00:51

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companie...
2019-07-22 13:00

Bayer, Elanco aiming to reach animal-health deal next week - Bloomberg Germany's Bayer AG and U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health Inc aim to reach an agreement to combine their pet-health businesses as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-07/elanco-bayer-said-aiming-to-re...
2019-08-07 21:34

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a carcinogen. "It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the p...
2019-08-12 21:51

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-22 21:00

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry giant, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-07-09 21:17

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer....
2019-07-19 13:51

Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.       ...
2019-06-08 20:17

Yamaha Patent Images Reveal Electric Motorcycle Patent images reveal that Yamaha may be exploring different places for positioning the charging socket in the company's under-production range of electric bikes....
2019-06-05 12:17

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
2019-07-17 00:17

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
2019-06-12 21:34

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received by the South Korean manufacturer revealed a phone ...
2019-07-02 05:00

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions....
2019-06-29 01:51

Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, Who Took On Blindness and Earned a Patent, Dies An ophthalmologist, she was the first black woman doctor to patent a medical device, one used in cataract surgery. And she promoted eye care for those in need....
2019-06-05 02:00

HTC stops selling phones in UK while patent dispute rumbles on HTC has stopped selling phones through its UK website while a patent issue plays out. Its handsets are all listed as out of stock, including the Exodus 1 blockchain phone, though the company is still selling them in other nations. They're also a...
2019-08-06 04:51

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
2019-06-22 10:51

Nintendo files patent for bendy Joy-Con (pray they don’t drift) Nintendo recently filed a patent for Joy-Con that can bend, meaning the Switch’s troublesome little sticks might finally become a little more flexible — though that’s probably not the improvement Joy-Con drift sufferers were hoping for. The patent, s...
2019-09-10 13:00

U.S. judge rules for Sanofi in Amgen patent fight A U.S. judge on Wendesday largely set aside a jury verdict that Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA. (Reporting by Jan Wolfe; editing by Jonathan Oatis)...
2019-08-28 23:00

Microsoft patent application describes a vibrating floor mat for VR Microsoft has filed a patent for a floor mat that could prevent you from crashing into furniture while you're exploring new worlds in virtual reality. It's also an indicator the company is still interested in bringing VR to the Xbox ecosyst...
2019-10-05 11:34

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
2019-06-22 01:34

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware.Microsoft&...
2019-05-24 21:51

UPDATE 1-Bayer, Elanco aiming to reach animal-health deal next week - Bloomberg Germany's Bayer AG and U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health Inc aim to reach an agreement to combine their pet-health businesses as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-07/elanco-bayer-said-aiming-to-re...
2019-08-07 22:00

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even more confusing when the person who’s sick is a child. It’s something actress Vanessa Bayer experience...
2019-07-13 21:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge rules for Sanofi in Amgen patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol medication Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which make a rival drug....
2019-08-28 23:00

New Microsoft patent shows off a floor mat for your virtual reality experiences Trying to roam through vast computer-generated worlds from your not-very-vast living space poses a number of challenges for virtual reality – and a new patent filed by Microsoft promises to offer some assistance in keeping you from colliding w...
2019-10-06 15:34

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting-edge tech. Now a newly published patent teases another folding gadget on the way from Microsoft.On t...
2019-06-29 19:00

iPhone Lineup May Get LED-Illuminated Apple Logo, Patent Tips Future iPhone models are expected to feature an LED-illuminated Apple logo at the back of the device and it could be used for notifications, a recent company's patent suggests....
2019-09-30 16:00

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, adding fuel to a rivalry between those institu...
2019-06-27 19:00

Huawei shrugs off Verizon patent talks as 'common' business Huawei pegged its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon as "common" business activity and said such negotiations should not be politicized, days after a senator filed legislation to prevent the Chinese firm from seeking damages in U.S. courts....
2019-06-28 03:51

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 19:34

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' features in iOS devices....
2019-07-03 16:34

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because the company was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List for security reasons, and this pre...
2019-06-07 06:17

Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses Lasers beamed directly into your eyes might enable you to experience augmented reality with multi-layered 3D depth, if Apple's latest patent is practical.Read More...
2019-09-20 03:34

SK Innovation fuels LG Chem feud with EV battery patent lawsuit A feud between two South Korean battery makers escalated on Friday as SK Innovation Co Ltd said it plans to sue bigger rival LG Chem Ltd in the United States over alleged patent infringement related to electric vehicles (EV)....
2019-08-30 09:00

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by the user or their device's geographical location....
2019-07-05 07:17

Ford files patent for tailgate-mounted video projector News 4 Sep, 2019 Ford has filed a patent for a tailgate-mounted video projector, allowing drivers to turn their cars into mobile cinemas....
2019-09-05 02:34

Google files patent for using A.I. to track a baby's body and eye movements In a patent application published this week, Google indicated it's looking into how artificial intelligence can be used to watch for abnormal behavior in babies....
2019-09-07 06:34

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 21:17

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
2019-06-14 17:00

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-property theft but says it has done nothing wrong....
2019-06-17 16:51

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:34

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
2019-06-12 09:17

Denmark's Novo Nordisk files lawsuit against Mylan over patent Novo Nordisk said on Thursday it has filed litigation in a Delaware district court against Mylan aimed at blocking its attempt to market a generic version of the Danish insulin maker's drug Victoza....
2019-08-22 09:34

Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute. The justices said Monday that the government can’t use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail...
2019-06-10 16:34

Freshly Published Patent Keeps the Dream of an Apple Self-Driving Car Alive Bumpy car rides suck and a newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” using variable pressure air springs and a haptic-feedback system to create a smoother ride.Read more......
2019-06-01 04:51

Apple patent application describes touchscreen keyboards you can feel More than 10 years after the first iPhone, it's safe to say most people are used to typing on on-screen keyboards. But that doesn't they couldn't be made better, and it looks like someone at Apple is thinking about ways to do just that...
2019-10-04 16:00

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when h...
2019-05-21 14:39

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
2019-07-05 10:34

Bayer Leverkusen vs Lokomotiv Moscow LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow meet in Germany tonight knowing that neither of them are expected to make a realistic play for the Champions League knockout stages....
2019-09-19 00:34

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Acorda appeal in MS drug patent fight The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Acorda Therapeutics Inc's appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed generic versions of its multiple sclerosis treatment Ampyra and caused the drug's sales to plummet....
2019-10-07 21:00

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
2019-06-04 23:51

Samsung seeks patent on folding AR glasses with frame-activated screen Better known for its VR hardware than anything in augmented reality, Samsung is working on foldable AR glasses that automatically turn on as they're opened.Read More...
2019-07-12 23:00

Patent court to review Alexion's Soliris patents on Amgen challenge The U.S. patent office will review patents on Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's blood disorder treatment Soliris, after Amgen Inc challenged them, court filings showed on Friday....
2019-08-31 12:00

Apple seeks AR glasses patent for hiding secret documents at work Apple hasn't announced AR glasses yet, but it's patenting technologies that might make them compelling, including a private document viewing mode for work.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:17

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
2019-05-22 20:51

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right....
2019-06-14 22:00

South Korea's SK Innovation to file patent infringement lawsuit against LG Chem in U.S South Korean battery maker SK Innovation Co Ltd on Friday said it plans to sue compatriot LG Chem Ltd and its U.S. subsidiary in the United States over alleged patent infringement related to electric vehicle (EV) batteries....
2019-08-30 05:00

TSMC counter-sues U.S. chip rival GlobalFoundries for patent infringement Apple Inc supplier TSMC has counter-sued smaller contract chipmaking rival GlobalFoundries Inc in the United States, Germany and Singapore, saying the U.S. firm has infringed 25 of its patents....
2019-10-01 14:34

Apple Watch patent application reveals millimeter wave 5G and Wi-Fi design The Apple Watch won't be stuck with aging 4G technology, a newly published patent application reveals, as Apple is working on a high-speed 5G version.Read More...
2019-08-23 00:34

TSMC counter-sues US chip rival GlobalFoundries for patent infringement Apple supplier TSMC has counter-sued smaller contract chipmaking rival GlobalFoundries Inc in the United States, Germany and Singapore, alleging the U.S. firm has infringed 25 of its patents....
2019-10-01 07:00

Apple sued by app developer for alleged patent infringement, antitrust violation An app developer is accusing Apple of patent infringement and antitrust violations in a new lawsuit filed Friday in Delaware federal court. Blix, the maker of an email client called Blue Mail, alleged......
2019-10-04 21:00

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
2019-08-21 08:00

LG is ditching the notch in favor of a hole-punch camera, patent reveals LG, whose handset business has been struggling for a while now, notably hopped on board the trend of including the much-maligned front notch for the first time with last year’s G7 ThinQ. The South Korea-based manufacturer has since expanded tha...
2019-08-07 02:00

Apple's new patent for a foldable iPhone shows something in common with the Galaxy Fold A timeline of foldable devices that was released last December by CGS-CIMB Group was interesting. It had Samsung and Huawei as the first two major phone manufacturers expected to release a foldable phone months before this was set to become true. The...
2019-05-31 09:00

Bayer vs Lokomotiv Moscow: Prediction, live stream, TV, h2h, tickets - Uefa Champions League 2019-20 preview Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow meet in Germany on Wednesday night knowing that neither of them are expected to make a realistic play for the Champions League knockout stages....
2019-09-18 00:00

Huawei foldable phone patent reveals a Samsung Galaxy Fold-like rival Usually when we see a patent we know immediately if it's for a futuristic new phone, or a different design to an existing phone that never saw the light of day – but with a newly-released patent for a device similar to the Huawei Mate X, ...
2019-06-21 12:17

U.S. Supreme Court snubs University of Wisconsin appeal in patent fight with Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsin's patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used with...
2019-10-07 16:34

Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
2019-05-21 18:51

Amgen wins U.S. patent battle on arthritis drug Enbrel, thwarting Novartis A U.S. judge on Friday said two patents relating to Amgen Inc's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel were valid, denying a challenge by Novartis AG, which is seeking to launch a copycat version....
2019-08-09 23:34

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO (via Windows Latest) reveals that the company has plans to add new capabilities to a fu...
2019-06-17 00:17

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sale...
2019-07-17 03:00

Microsoft patent points to a foldable device with nifty multi-function buttons Another Microsoft patent has shown up pertaining to a foldable device, and how such a piece of hardware might have clever multi-function buttons to improve the overall user experience.The recently published patent spotted by Windows Latest relates to...
2019-07-23 15:17

U.S. judge rules for Regeneron, Sanofi in Amgen cholesterol drug patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that found Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which sells a rival drug....
2019-08-29 05:00

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
2019-05-28 03:34

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
2019-05-25 19:00

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variet...
2019-07-23 15:34

Trump says he doesn't want war, but Sen. Cotton called for 'retaliatory strikes' on Iran “These unprovoked attacks on commercial shipping warrant a retaliatory military strike,” Sen. Tom Cotton said in a television interview.        ...
2019-06-17 00:17

Flash Electronics Files Suit Against Royal Enfield For Patent Infringement; RE Refutes Claims Domestic electronic and electric component maker Flash Electronics India Ltd has filed a law suit against motorcycle maker Royal Enfield in the US. The suit has been filed for patent infringement of......
2019-05-21 16:51

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Warns That U.S. Patent Curbs Would Hurt ‘Global Innovation’ (SHENZHEN, China) — Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator’s proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a “catastrophe for global innovation.” The proposal comes amid mounti...
2019-06-28 02:34

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge rules for Regeneron, Sanofi in Amgen cholesterol drug patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that found Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which sells a rival drug....
2019-08-29 00:00

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales...
2019-07-17 02:34

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
2019-06-20 11:51

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,0...
2019-06-02 08:34

Trayvon Martin's mom says Hillary Clinton 'planted the seed' for her to run for office in Florida Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for local office in Florida after being inspired by Hillary Clinton's campaign.        ...
2019-06-16 12:17

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground Aerial imaging companies using high-resolution cameras and artificial intelligence data analysis are giving the agricultural community a high-tech boost....
2019-09-18 11:34

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in its favor in a seven-year-old patent litigation with the International Securi...
2019-05-23 08:00

Patent received by Apple could lead to a cool new feature for the Apple Watch The Apple Watch can do many things. It can monitor your physical activities, track your heart rate and even make sure that your heart is beating normally. But one thing it can not do is take pictures; after all, the device does not have a camera. But...
2019-06-27 23:00

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
2019-06-20 20:34

Is the US chicken industry cheating its farmers? Leaked documents reveal remarkable power US poultry industry holds over farmers struggling to stay afloat on thin marginsPoultry firms in the US have access to detailed information about farmers’ pay that gives them extraordinary power over suppliers...
2019-08-03 16:34

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
2019-05-31 02:34

Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them....
2019-08-14 15:17

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale exports of U.S. crops and meat and lift the fragile farm economy....
2019-07-01 01:51

BJP's Manifesto Out, Focus On Farmers, Women Aiming to retain power, the BJP on Sunday released its election manifesto for Haryana polls, promising a slew of measures, including easy loans, for farmers and SC members, free education to girls......
2019-10-13 17:51

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
2019-09-04 21:34

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
2019-09-12 02:34

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
2019-07-04 08:34

Farmers and Ranchers Just Came Together to Support the Green New Deal A national coalition of some 10,000 farmers and ranchers have come together to support a Green New Deal. Some members came together outside the Capitol on Wednesday to announce the launch of Farmers and Ranchers for a Green New Deal. The group will l...
2019-09-19 14:34

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
2019-08-24 09:00

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The plan would be similar to a program the administrat...
2019-05-23 00:17

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
2019-06-19 19:00

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the c...
2019-07-08 17:34

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWe are often told that the farming industry cannot manage without using pesticides, herbicides a...
2019-07-31 20:00

Drought-Hit Maharashtra Farmers Given Rs 4,461 Crore: Government The Maharashtra government today expressed solidarity with farmers reeling under the impact of severe drought in large parts of the state and said a sum of Rs 4,461 crore has been credited in bank......
2019-06-18 17:34

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
2019-08-19 18:00

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

No need to cut beef to tackle climate crisis, say farmers NFU says growing fuel for power stations and capturing CO2 can slash emissionsFarming can become climate neutral by 2040 without cutting beef production or converting substantial areas of farmland into forest, according to a plan published by the Nat...
2019-09-10 08:34

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
2019-07-16 21:00

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
2019-07-13 21:00

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
2019-08-14 06:51

Rent-a-troll: Researchers pit disinformation farmers against each other Enlarge / For a relatively low price, you can unleash troll and bot armies to manipulate social media just like (or better than) state actors. (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty Images) The same sorts of organizations that once made their money pe...
2019-10-10 21:34

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
2019-08-09 23:34

NJ man allegedly threatened farmers who denied him sex with animals A New Jersey man was arrested for asking local farmers permission to have sex with their animals — and then threatening the farmers and damaging their cars when refused, a report said. Richard Decker, 31, began sending the messages to Sussex County f...
2019-10-11 14:00

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24 03:00

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
2019-05-24 01:34

Roundup Weedkiller Is Blamed for Cancers, but Farmers Say It’s Not Going Away After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure....
2019-09-20 19:34

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
2019-07-03 21:51

Trump tweets U.S. farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war with China even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that reduced planting....
2019-07-24 02:51

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
2019-05-30 09:17

Farmers, others worry about tainted sewage sludge Experts are raising concerns that sewage sludge used as fertilizer around the U.S. could contaminate crops with potentially harmful chemicals (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-12 13:34

Indiana senator says farmers not blaming Trump President Trump's trade war with China has hit farmers especially hard. Beijing has sharply reduced Chinese purchases of U.S. farm products or cut them off completely. The loss of sales has led to talk that Trump may have put parts of rural America i...
2019-09-27 15:34

Farmers, fishermen feeling effects of trade war Impending tariffs on Chinese imports and exports have Louisiana farmers turning to sugarcane and the state’s fishermen hoping for more lucrative shrimping seasons ahead. (Aug. 30)        ...
2019-08-30 20:34

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
2019-06-24 10:01

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
2019-06-14 13:17

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and pasture, with more damage feared this week, the farm minister said on Monda...
2019-07-22 11:17

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who grow specialty crops are largely on their own. Alth...
2019-06-16 18:34

Trump signs trade deal with Japan he says will help US farmers President Trump on Monday signed a limited trade agreement with Japan, a deal that he said would help America’s farmers and ranchers. The new deal, he said, was “a tremendous victory for both of our nations. It will create countless jobs, expand inve...
2019-10-08 00:34

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
2019-06-14 10:51

NSW farmers granted amnesty for illegal land-clearing Environment movement accuses the Berejiklian government of caving in to big agribusiness over the amnestyNew South Wales farmers who cleared land illegally under the old Native Vegetation Act have been granted an amnesty by the Berijiklian government...
2019-08-01 06:00

Calls to support farmers affected by Hurricane Dorian The storm swept through the region earlier this month causing damage all across the province, from uprooted trees, to downed power lines, to destroyed crops....
2019-09-25 15:00

'Flash drought’ brings dread to southern farmers In a vast expanse of the South that spans from Texas to Maryland, there are growing concerns for the cattle, cotton and corn amid a worsening drought that was fueled this summer by record hot temperatures. (Oct. 9)       ...
2019-10-10 13:34

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest....
2019-06-21 14:51

Australia pledges $68 million more in aid to drought-stricken farmers Australia will set aside an additional A$100 million ($68 million) to support drought-stricken farmers as continued dry weather threatens business for many growers, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday....
2019-09-28 00:34

New Jersey man allegedly threatened farmers who denied him sex with animals A New Jersey man was arrested for asking local farmers permission to have sex with their animals — and then threatening the farmers and damaging their cars when refused, a report said....
2019-10-11 11:34

President tweets American farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that reduced spring planting....
2019-07-24 01:51

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
2019-06-13 00:51

Thousands Of UP Farmers Stopped On Way To Delhi, Hold Sit-In Protest The farmers, who have been on a 'pad yatra' from Sahranpur on September 11under the banner of Rashtriya Kisan Sangh,started their march from Noida's Transport Nagar this morning after the talks......
2019-09-21 11:00

Amid Trade War, Farmers Lean on a New Crop: Hemp With the rising popularity of CBD products, farmers are growing hemp. Some see it as a way to ride out President Trump’s fight over trade. Others fear it may not last....
2019-10-07 05:34

U.S. hemp harvest brings hope to some farmers, heartbreak to others A glut of CBD oil on the market, severe weather and a complex harvesting process will make this year's first mass hemp crop in 80 years in the United States a disappointment for many farmers....
2019-10-03 09:34

Aid to make up for Trump trade wars mostly going to largest farmers More than half of the $8.4 billion in aid the U.S. Agriculture Department has given out to compensate for disruptions caused by President Trump's trade wars, about $4.5 billion, has gone to the largest 10% of farms, according a study by the Environme...
2019-07-31 19:00

Give a gift today to support our family farmers (QUINCY MEDIA) — The ongoing crisis in farm country is directly impacting family farmers throughout the Midwest. To help, Quincy Media TV stations are partnering with Farm Aid to raise money to support family farmers in the  Midwest ahead of the annu...
2019-09-18 21:34

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project is ready for harvest....
2019-08-21 11:00

China suspends purchases from US farmers as trade war heats up Beijing's Commerce Ministry announced Monday that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural goods in retaliation for the Trump administration's decision last week to enact new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods....
2019-08-05 22:17

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains....
2019-07-05 04:34

Goa Floods Affect 6,000 Farmers, 1,928 Hectares Land: Minister Heavy monsoons and flooding in Goa have affected the livelihoods of over 6,000 farmers in the state and the consequent losses have been pegged at around Rs 8.92 crore, Deputy Chief Minister......
2019-08-20 16:00

Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each otherIf you travel by train into Bristol from north of the city, there is a point two miles from the centre when you can catch sight of a ...
2019-08-18 17:34

U.S. to pay $15 minimum per acre to farmers hurt by China trade war The U.S. government will pay a minimum of $15 per acre to farmers hurt by President Donald Trump's trade war with China under an aid package to be unveiled before the end of the week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday....
2019-07-24 11:34

How Two Kentucky Farmers Became Kings Of Croquet, The Sport That Never Wanted Them On a sunny September Sunday in 1982, Mark Burchfield, a 20-year-old tobacco farmer from rural Kentucky, stood in Manhattan’s Central Park, getting ready to take the most important croquet shot of his life....
2019-09-19 21:00

Farmers to Scale Back Machinery Purchases, Deere Says Deere provided fresh evidence of weakening conditions in the U.S. manufacturing sector, saying lower demand for U.S. farm commodities is discouraging farmers from buying its machinery....
2019-08-16 17:34

Chinese cancel plans to meet with Midwest farmers The Chinese trade delegation on Friday canceled plans to meet next week with Midwestern farmers impacted by the ongoing trade dispute with the United States....
2019-09-22 06:34

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produc...
2019-06-14 19:00

U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with China as of Monday, Communications Director Michawn Rich said in an email to Reuters....
2019-09-17 00:34

U.S. farmers to receive $14.5 billion in direct trade aid payments The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday that farmers will receive $14.5 billion in direct payments as part of a $16 billion aid package designed to offset the financial pain from trade disputes with China and other nations....
2019-05-23 20:51

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, ...
2019-06-12 05:00

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more l...
2019-05-21 16:00

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said on Tuesday, part of an effort to fight drug produ...
2019-05-29 00:00

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
2019-05-21 16:00

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia, gorging on rice, corn, vegetables, cotton and more. Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia could be ne...
2019-06-03 01:17

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a legal threat from the oil industry....
2019-05-31 20:17

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sought to assure peasants that they would get the right......
2019-06-10 07:17

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after a year-long row within Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
2019-05-23 10:17

Some Kenyan farmers turn to silk production for cash A growing number of Kenyan farmers are turning to silk production, in a move away from traditional cash crops such as coffee, maize, sugarcane and cotton....
2019-05-27 15:00

Uneven US free trade deal would 'betray' UK farmers Farmers have given a stark warning that any uneven free trade agreement between the UK and US would amount to "a betrayal" of British farmers and consumers....
2019-06-03 21:17

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
2019-05-25 01:01

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits in West Virginia and VirginiaIn July 2015, Neal Laferriere and his wife, Beth, purchased a home in S...
2019-05-28 10:00

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCAn Australian farming group has called for a fully funded national strate...
2019-08-08 15:00

China's decision to cease all agricultural imports rocks U.S. farmers China's announcement this week that it will cease importing all agricultural products from the United States sent shock waves through the nation's already battered farming sector....
2019-08-08 16:00

Benefits to farmers of global heating outweighed by losses, says report Value of European agriculture could fall 16% in 30 years due to drought and higher rainfallAny advantages to European agriculture from a warming world will be outweighed by the losses from extreme events and environmental stress, leading to a probabl...
2019-09-04 10:00

China's decision to cease agricultural imports rocks U.S. farmers China's announcement this week that it will cease importing agricultural products from the United States sent shock waves through America's battered farming sector....
2019-08-08 18:34

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs....
2019-07-23 10:17

Wisconsin Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers U...
2019-08-08 06:34

Trump promises 'giant package' related to ethanol to please farmers President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a "giant package" related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry over the government's expanded approval of waivers freeing oil refiners from obligations to use the corn-...
2019-08-29 18:00

Government To Procure Apples Directly From Jammu And Kashmir Farmers Apples cultivated in Jammu and Kashmir will be procured directly from farmers by the government-run NAFED and the entire process will be completed by December 15, officials said today....
2019-09-10 16:00

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
2019-07-12 06:17

Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, not Trump, over biofuel, trade policies American farmers helped elect President Donald Trump in 2016 on hopes he would shake up Washington and turn around a struggling agricultural economy, but many of his policies have actually stung farmers, notably his trade war with China and biofuel w...
2019-09-10 22:34

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 'if necessary' as China trade war drags on The Trump administration has already given out billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers threatened by America's tit-for-tat tariffs with China, and in May unveiled an additional $16 billion trade package....
2019-08-07 00:00

Colombia urges coffee buyers to close earnings gap with farmers Coffee-producing countries must work to close the "abysmal gap" in earnings between farmers and buyers, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Wednesday, as growers continue to struggle amid low prices....
2019-09-25 20:00

Minnesota Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers U...
2019-08-08 18:34

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had plenty of time to think about whether it's too late to plant this season, how much federal aid he mig...
2019-05-30 20:34

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pradesh government....
2019-05-30 19:17

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
2019-05-21 21:00

Put the prosecco on ice: Italy's farmers fear Johnson 'no-deal' Brexit Italy's farmers lost no time on Tuesday in warning that a 'no-deal' Brexit as threatened by incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson could cost them dear....
2019-07-23 19:17

Vegan activist ‘covered in blood’ after being attacked by angry farmers Being a vegan activist is apparently tough and dangerous work. Video posted on Instagram shows a woman — who goes by the name “Mythical Mia” — claiming to be “covered in blood” following a rabbit rescue and ensuing...
2019-09-06 04:34

Trump administration promises biofuel boost to farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday unveiled a plan to boost U.S. biofuels consumption starting next year to help struggling farmers, a move that cheered the agriculture industry but triggered a backlash from Big Oil....
2019-10-04 20:34

Proposed change in ethanol rules could benefit corn farmers The Trump administration may require large oil refineries to increase ethanol in their fuels next year to make up for the U.S. waiving ethanol blending requirements at 31 small refineries this summer....
2019-10-05 01:00

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
2019-07-10 15:51

Farmers get 'negligible' benefit from insecticide that may kill bees, researchers say New research has found that a widely used and increasingly controversial class of insecticide has "negligible" benefits for commercially grown soybeans. Farmers and pesticide makers disagree....
2019-10-05 01:00

47 Farmers Arrested During Protest For Hike In Land Compensation In Jewar Forty-seven farmers were arrested on Monday while protesting in Jewar demanding a hike in compensation for the land acquired for an airport, officials said....
2019-09-24 00:00

Dairy farmers, animal activists want to know how $900 million for marketing was spent Several groups seek legislation requiring public disclosure of records showing how $900 million paid by farmers into mandatory programs is spent.       ...
2019-10-02 17:00

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some to have awkward conversations with lenders and others all the way into bankruptcy....
2019-08-11 12:34

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' relatives and the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments say...
2019-07-11 23:34

Dutch morning commute upended by tractors in farmers' protest Traffic on Dutch roads was crippled on Tuesday morning as hundreds of farmers drove their tractors slowly along the country's major highways to The Hague for a demonstration....
2019-10-01 08:34

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
2019-07-19 16:51

Netherlands farmers stage tractor protest, cause huge jams Farmers drove their tractors to The Hague to send the message to the government about the importance of their trade. They hoped to counter stereotypes that paint them as "animal abusers and environment polluters."...
2019-10-01 19:00

Stocks to Watch: UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, and More Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walmart, and LSC Communications....
2019-06-21 16:34

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
2019-06-17 06:17

Manitoba farmers confronted with drenched fields after summer of drought It’s gone from one extreme to the other: Manitoba farmers are now dealing with drenched fields during harvest season following an extremely dry summer....
2019-10-02 04:00

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
2019-06-18 22:34

Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers Word that the United States has reached a tentative trade deal with Japan has given American farmers and ranchers a bright spot in an otherwise dismal year....
2019-08-27 20:34

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes....
2019-07-13 20:17

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....
2019-06-12 12:34

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
2019-05-24 00:34

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help them recover from heatwaves and prolonged droughts that hit parts of the country....
2019-08-01 22:34

Growing number of dairy farmers want U.S. to regulate milk supply A growing number of dairy farmers across the country are calling for the federal government to regulate the volume of milk their industry produces annually....
2019-09-20 10:00

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
2019-09-14 07:00

In Shiv Sena Poll Manifesto, Aid For Farmers, Promise For Meal At Rs 10 Ten days before the Maharashtra elections, BJP ally Shiv Sena released a separate poll manifesto this morning, promising an aid of Rs 10,000 for the poor farmers, a nutritious meal at Rs 10 at 10,000......
2019-10-12 16:34

US Makes "Biggest Deal" With China For Farmers, Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump on Saturday touted his partial, unsigned trade deal with China as a major achievement and the best deal US farmers have ever secured....
2019-10-13 02:51

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
2019-06-05 16:00

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could boost the April to September mid-crop, farmers said on Monday....
2019-06-03 17:17

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector, deeply dependent on expanded market access abroad...
2019-08-20 01:00

Trump promises ethanol-related 'giant package' to please farmers President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a "giant package" related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry that many more oil refiners have been freed from obligations to use the corn-based fuel....
2019-08-30 01:00

Farmers’ Frustration With Trump Grows as U.S. Escalates China Fight Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, a somewhat unlikely lieutenant in the president’s trade war, is tasked with fending off a revolt from the heart of the president’s base....
2019-08-27 16:34

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for green achievements....
2019-08-21 20:34

Essar Asked To Pay Rs 50 Lakh To Madhya Pradesh Farmers After Ash Leak Days after a toxic ash leak at a coal plant in Madhya Pradesh damaged farmland in a 4-km area, the local administration has directed the power company to deposit Rs 50 lakh as compensation to the......
2019-08-13 21:17

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beijing threatened more tariffs on U.S. farm products....
2019-08-06 21:34

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-07 09:51

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers....
2019-08-06 11:00

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: Whether or not to risk trying to raise a crop....
2019-06-05 13:00

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
2019-05-23 21:00

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their allies in the U.S. Congress ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the relief he has given oil refiners from rules requiring use of biofuels....
2019-08-21 22:34

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31 20:51

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two families kept the breakfast going....
2019-06-21 15:51

Timber industry pressing to be included in Trump trade war assistance for farmers The timber industry is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to be included in the China trade retaliation relief currently available to the agricultural industry. The administration has thus far excluded loggers from assistance, but 65 memb...
2019-09-19 10:00

Trump announces deal to boost demand for ethanol, in boon for farmers The Trump administration moved Friday to quell complaints from farmers — a key voting constituency — by increasing federal mandates for production of corn-based ethanol and biodiesel....
2019-10-04 21:34

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding from record rainfall and backed up waterways, which were shut off from draining into the Mississippi ...
2019-07-31 23:51

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county are asking visitors to stop taking selfies in their scenic sunflower fields and be more respectful o...
2019-07-03 21:17

U.S. tariffs to hit 500 million euros of Italian food exports: farmers group U.S. tariffs on European Union products will hit around 500 million euros ($547.40 million) of Italian agricultural products per year, farmers' association Coldiretti said on Thursday....
2019-10-03 13:34

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year....
2019-08-09 17:34

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
2019-06-19 08:00

U.K. Farmers Rush to Sell Produce Ahead of October Brexit Deadline British farmers are racing to ship this year’s abundant harvest out of the U.K. by Halloween, when Brexit could pull the country out of the world’s biggest free-trade trade zone overnight....
2019-10-03 16:34

Jyotiraditya Scindia Meets Kamal Nath Over Relief To Farmers Hit By Flood Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on the issue of providing relief to farmers, who are affected by rains and floods....
2019-09-18 02:00

Kentucky farmers say federally protected vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to death....
2019-07-01 12:17

Scottish farmers lose damages claim after neighbor’s bull impregnated their cow A Scottish couple failed in their efforts to claim compensation after one of their pedigree Highland cows became impregnated by their neighbor’s bull, who intruded onto their property via a deficient fence....
2019-07-31 18:51

INSIGHT-U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs....
2019-07-23 05:17

Pharma, not dairy, main hurdle to ratifying USMCA: U.S. farmers’ group The National Farmers Union says the new deal's extended patent protection for new pharmaceuticals must be reduced so that less expensive generic versions of new drugs can be available to consumers sooner....
2019-09-11 01:34

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the ...
2019-06-07 10:51

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this yea...
2019-07-05 10:00

Farmers turn corn maze into 11-acre billboard for suicide helpline The corn maze at Govin's Farm has been a fall tradition in Menomonie, Wisconsin, for more than a decade, but this year, it is also spreading an important suicide prevention message....
2019-08-03 07:00

Film 'SILO' depicts deadly risks to farmers who store grain A new independent film, "SILO," premiering in communities across the Midwest, focuses on a deadly -- and common -- type of farming accident called grain entrapment....
2019-09-06 22:34

French farmers dump manure outside office of Macron party lawmaker French farmers protesting against a trade deal with Canada dumped manure overnight outside the office of a lawmaker from President Emmanuel Macron's LREM party, in the latest example of protesters vandalizing LREM offices to voice their discontent....
2019-08-02 08:17

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
2019-07-04 20:34

Argentine farmers 'sailing without a compass' amid political uncertainty, dry weather Unusually dry weather is making Argentine farmers nervous as they wait for October rains to revive parched corn crops, adding to uncertainty around next month's presidential election that could see business-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri lose powe...
2019-09-20 07:34

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic candidate to woo rural voters who backed Republican ...
2019-08-07 15:00

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports as tensions with China spiked again, the latest salvo in a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-02 06:34

'We lost everything': Dorian closes in on North Carolina farmers still recovering from Florence As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall, North Carolina farmers have had less than a year to recover from crop loss and flooding from Hurricane Florence in 2018....
2019-09-06 22:00

Wisconsin farmers helped hook world on dairy, but those customers are now competitors Struggling American dairy farmers thought they could count on the world market. Then came the turbulence of tariffs and trade deals.       ...
2019-10-03 06:00

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official said on Monday....
2019-07-22 22:00

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to state Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister......
2019-06-08 14:00

UPDATE 3-Trump promises ethanol-related 'giant package' to please farmers WASHINGTON/South Sioux City, NEBRASKA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - P resident Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a "giant package" related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry that many more oil refiners have been freed fr...
2019-08-29 21:00

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
2019-06-17 23:34

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Síochána ahead of Trump’s two-day stopover in County...
2019-06-05 16:51

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham wo...
2019-06-17 08:17

'They eat everything in their path': Spain's shellfish farmers turn on starfish | Stephen Burgen Galicia has agreed to a cull of the creatures, which are turning up in unusually large numbers and feasting on the region’s key exportGalicia, in north-west Spain, has declared war on an apparently inoffensive creature that is putting livelihoods und...
2019-09-03 19:34

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods......
2019-08-15 03:51

Prairie canola farmers face uncertain market heading into harvest In March, China banned canola seed exports from Canadian firms Richardson and Viterra after the arrest of Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou in December....
2019-09-03 11:00

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles....
2019-08-14 11:51

Midwest farmers' Trump loyalty tested by new corn-ethanol rules After President Trump levied tariffs on China that roiled global markets, the patience of many Midwest farmers with a president they mostly supported in 2016 has been put to a significant test....
2019-08-29 07:34

Chinese farmers are breeding ‘mutant’ pigs the size of polar bears Farmers have always done their best to maximize yield, whether that be cramming another row of corn onto a field or breeding beefier cattle, but pig farmers in China are really taking things to a new level. As Bloomberg reports, some pig farmers in t...
2019-10-09 02:34

Argentina opposition candidate asks grains farmers for fresh start The man widely expected to become Argentina's next president asked farmers from the country's key grains sector on Thursday to put aside their bitter differences with the government of his running mate, former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner...
2019-08-29 23:34

Farmers Lock 200 Cows In Uttar Pradesh School, Students Run For Shelter More than 200 cows were ushered into a government primary school in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh and locked in on Tuesday even when classes were going on....
2019-08-14 09:51

UK farmers call for import tariffs on agricultural products in no-deal Brexit Britain's National Farmers Union wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday calling for import tariffs on eggs, some dairy products, horticultural products and grains if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal....
2019-08-30 16:34

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks,...
2019-05-30 16:34

Prince William Broke With Royal Tradition to Ask Sheep Farmers About Brexit The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge broke with longstanding royal tradition to talk about politics when they visited a rural community in England on Tuesday. Members of the royal family don’t usually discuss politics in order to remain politi...
2019-06-12 22:17

U.S. farmers cheered by apparent trade truce, hope shipments to follow U.S. farmers cheered the Trump administration's announcement of a potentially dramatic increase in U.S. agricultural sales to China on Friday but warned they needed to see a follow-through of actual purchases....
2019-10-12 15:34

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a si...
2019-08-13 05:51

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
2019-07-10 11:17

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
2019-06-18 11:17

More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to develop well, farmers said on Monday....
2019-07-22 22:00

Trump’s $16 billion farm bailout will make rich farmers richer, report says While the top 1 percent of recipients received on average more than $180,000 each, farmers in the bottom 80 percent on average received less than $5,000....
2019-07-31 19:01

Patents on plants: Is the sellout of genes a threat to farmers and global food security? The number of property claims on plants by companies is rising. This can have dramatic consequences for farmers around the globe, as a case in India shows....
2019-09-03 13:00

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up tensions by labeling Beijing a currency manipulato...
2019-08-06 17:00

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporters of the bill told City Council members during a h...
2019-06-19 01:17

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.Thi...
2019-07-20 14:00

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus ...
2019-05-24 04:17

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion....
2019-05-22 18:01

Trump's billion-dollar gambit: An ethanol deal to meet the demands of farmers and Big Oil President Trump is planning an ethanol deal to please U.S. farmers angry that many oil refiners have been freed from obligations to use oil-based fuel. The plan is likely to help oil companies make up the lost production....
2019-09-23 16:34

Angry Dutch farmers clog up 700 miles of highway during protest over emission rules Slow-moving convoys of tractors clogged up nearly 700 miles of major highways in the Netherlands on Tuesday, as farmers inched toward The Hague to protest what they claim is an attempt to blame them over nitrogen pollution....
2019-10-02 09:00

Farmers concerned over how mandatory water cuts from Colorado River will impact agriculture The Colorado River, which supplies water to 40 million people and about five million acres of land across seven western states, has dropped below levels triggering mandatory water cuts for the first time ever for Nevada and Arizona....
2019-09-05 03:00

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-06 00:34

Yes whey! U.S. touts dairy product to Chinese hog farmers fighting swine fever When Beijing announced it was exempting 16 U.S. goods from retaliatory tariffs, Chinese firms hurried to call Proliant Dairy Ingredients in the heart of American farm country....
2019-10-03 14:00

U.S. tariffs on EU products to affect $1 billion euros of Spanish exports: farmers' association U.S. tariffs on European Union products would affect around 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) of Spanish agricultural products per year, Spanish agricultural association COAG said on Thursday....
2019-10-03 13:34

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America, whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victo...
2019-08-27 16:34

Teeth of British farmers show earliest direct evidence of milk consumption Scientists have found beta lactoglobulin, milk protein, trapped in the dental plaque on 6,000-year-old teeth of prehistoric British farmers -- the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption....
2019-09-11 18:00

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has declared, following a major conference on food security in the ...
2019-08-06 17:34

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
2019-06-20 14:34

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
2019-05-23 20:34

A nonprofit promoting dairy pays leaders millions — while farmers funding it go out of business Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from farmers' milk checks on promotions and partnerships, but sales continue to fall.       ...
2019-09-07 22:00

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are overflowing with summer’s plentiful bounty, but many lower income residents will never get a taste.The...
2019-07-24 12:17

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
2019-06-28 10:51

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionate discussion about Brexit with a group of farmers....
2019-06-11 20:34

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
2019-05-24 19:00

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoo...
2019-05-23 20:00

Trump said he made the 'biggest deal ever' with China for farmers, but a written resolution to the trade war is still a long way off Andy Wong/AP Images President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that an initial trade agreement with China was the "greatest and biggest deal ever," citing wins for US farmers and billions in Boeing plane sales. The US and China reached an agreement ...
2019-10-13 04:17

'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers lose a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, and trade war escalations that have lowered prices and profits down this year....
2019-08-10 16:00

Sugarcane farmers support group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, incl...
2019-08-22 22:00

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
2019-05-21 23:51

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
2019-06-06 11:34

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
2019-07-11 17:51

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionSugarcane industry managers fund...
2019-08-15 05:51

This Sony patent could mean the PlayStation 5 will actually be the PlayStation V Sony Interactive Entertainment reportedly filed a recent patent for what appears to be a new gaming console, complete with drawings indicating it will have a radical design featuring a V-shaped indent on top. The ‘leak’ comes to us from Let’s Go Digi...
2019-08-22 07:34

Only one 'Tom Terrific': Patriots QB Tom Brady denied trademark by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office New England Patriots QB Tom Brady applied for the "Tom Terrific" trademark, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the request Thursday.       ...
2019-08-23 21:34

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
2019-07-08 16:34

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
2019-06-15 00:17

Telsa's 'Electromagnetic Windshield Wiper' Patent Looks Pretty Cool For A Windshield Wiper Windshield wiper technology has been pretty stagnant since Mary Anderson came up with, basically, the swiping blades we recognize today. Sure, we have intermittent settings and rain-sensing and Mercedes had that bonkers Monoblade, but the concept has...
2019-09-11 06:00

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal ...
2019-08-07 15:34