Climate Change Likely To Worsen Global Hunger

One out of nine people in the world endures chronic hunger now, and climate change could put as many as 175 million additional people at risk of undernourishment by 2080, says a U.S. paper released Wednesday in Paris.


EPA Ups Ethanol Use in RFS

The EPA set a target for the gasoline industry to use 14.05 billion gallons of corn ethanol this year and 14.5 billion gallons of the renewable fuel in 2016 - 4 percent more than it proposed in May but 5 percent less than expected when Congress created the


Rural Lawmakers May be Pivotal on TPP

Farm-state lawmakers will play an outsize role in deciding ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc covering nations that buy 42% of U.S. agricultural exports.