Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean settled higher for their 5th day running Tuesday The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was higher of 0.5 cents, or 0.12%, to close at 4.2775 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 1.50 cents, or 0.30%, to settle […]






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California

Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California Armies of bark beetles are ravaging drought-weakened pine trees forests throughout California in a fast spreading epidemic that biologists fear could soon turn catastrophic. Local, state and federal officials are helpless against the pestilence, which has turned hundreds of thousands of acres of forest brown and left huge […]






Donald Trump Channeling Ronald Reagan Becomes the “Voice” of the GOP

Donald Trump Channeling Ronald Reagan Becomes the “Voice” of the GOP






Donald Trump Channeling Ronald Reagan Becomes the “Voice” of the GOP US Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) who once dubbed Donald Trump as “a Voice” of the Republican Party, hailed the GOP’s presumptive nominee Friday as  “The Voice” highlighting some “Reaganesque” elements of his campaign “What you have here is a Reaganesque campaign,” Mr. Issa said […]






Do Insect Outbreaks Reduce Severity of Subsequent Forest Fires?

Do Insect Outbreaks Reduce Severity of Subsequent Forest Fires?






Do Insect Outbreaks Reduce Severity of Subsequent Forest Fires? Analyzing 81 fires over 25 years, the study is the largest to date on forest fire severity following insect outbreaks. Researchers focused on sites in Oregon and Washington State with past outbreaks by the Mountain Pine Beetle or Western Spruce Budworm, 2 of North America’s most […]