September 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Nearly 1,000 bison race across prairie near Custer.
September 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic
CUSTER (AP) The hills of Custer State Park are set to rumble as the hooves of about 1,300 buffalo thunder across the prairie during the 47th annual Buffalo Roundup. Continue Reading
June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A U.S. Department of Agriculture statement issued Friday marked another step that could fully deregulate Roundup Ready sugar beets, potentially allowing farmers to plant the genetically modified seeds without restriction. Continue Reading
September 27, 2011 in The Daily Republic
CUSTER (AP) Officials at Custer State Park say 14,000 people turned out to watch this year’s buffalo roundup. That’s a dozen people for every bison.
March 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Dakota Resource Council in North Dakota has joined a lawsuit in California over biotech alfalfa. The lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco challenges the federal government’s deregulation of alfalfa that is genetically altered to withstand the popular weed killer Roundup. Continue Reading
March 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Agriculture technology firms and South Dakota producers are refuting claims by a Purdue scientist that Roundup Ready technology could be responsible for a microscopic pathogen “that appears to significantly impact the health of plants, animals and probably human beings.”
The bio-warning first became news in mid-January when Don Huber, a retired Army colonel and emeritus professor at Purdue University, wrote to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack protesting the pending deregulation of genetically engineered alfalfa, warning that “such approval could be a calamity.”
November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.