Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:41PM CDT
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
Monday, September 22, 2014 12:27PM CDT
Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real estate investment trusts means small-scale investors can get a share of farmland's action for the first time.