On Monday, Senators Lugar and Harkin will be watching to see if President Bush lives up to the promises to lower U.S. dependence on oil imports he made in the State of the Union Address. The "Biorefinery Initiative" Bush announced, $150 million for resea
For years R. James Woolsey has worried about American dependence on oil imported from the Middle East. As the former director of the CIA told a Senate committee last fall, it wouldn't take much for that dependency to weaken our economy. Tuesday night, Woo
After President George Bush delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, news commentators joked among themselves about switchgrass. What is it and how can it run cars? Brent Olson, Minnesota farmer and Agriculture Online Correspondent explains
What measures will President George Bush deem necessary and expedient Tuesday, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress? Last year's speech included not a single mention of the words farm, ranch or agriculture. This year could be a different st
"Flex for the Future" is a new leasing program that offers a special deal on seven flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) models to members of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and stockholders in AgStar Financial Services.