Jul 23, 2013 Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Jul 15, 2013 Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Jul 12, 2013 The virus is deadly for piglets less than a week old. Suspected to come from China, it does not affect humans.
Jul 10, 2013 Some fear the closures could hurt immigrants -- Somali expatriates in particular -- who rely on the transfer services to send funds back home.
Jul 5, 2013 In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Jun 26, 2013 Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?
Jun 26, 2013 President Obama's week-long trip to Africa will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Obama's visit is aimed, in part, at increasing U.S. trade and investment in Africa.
Jun 21, 2013 A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 21, 2013 A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Jun 11, 2013 Many companies focus on short-term results. The CEO of consumer-products giant Unilever, Paul Polman, says long-term strategic planning builds better businesses.