Jul 31, 2013
Southern farmers have largely turned away from planting cotton, because grain crops are more profitable.
Aug 17, 2012
The aid, which dates from the Great Depression, could end when Congress acts on the next farm bill. The World Trade Organization has ruled it's an illegal subsidy, and legislators are looking for budget items to slash.
Apr 30, 2012
According to the Wall Street Journal, cotton has become part of the fabric of life in China -- the country has bought over a million tons of the fluffy white stuff in the last seven months.
Feb 16, 2011
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis announced this morning that it will buy American biotech firm Genzyme -- bringing to end over six...
Nov 10, 2010
Good news -- new people filing for unemployment dropped to the lowest level since July. In judicial news, before the U.S. Supreme Court is a case...
Sep 24, 2010
... because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news....
Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...