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GOP Lawmakers Take Aim at WHO Agency Over Roundup Ingredient

Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization’s cancer research program over its finding that the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup is probably carcinogenic to humans.

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The past few years, we’ve seen plenty of long-standing company names leave the agricultural marketplace; names such as Dow, DuPont, and Agrium. Now, too, many long-time industry friends have decided to leave the scene as well.   Read more

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Speculators Sit on Sugar Pile, Raising Fears of Selloff

Speculative investors have built a record position in sugar this year, sparking fears of a swift pullback in its price. Investors such as hedge funds own around 26% of the New York sugar-futures market, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. That is down from a third in[…]

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