From 1985 to 2015, 1.3 million gallons of ethanol spilled nationwide. At more than 760,000 gallons, the Midwest accounts for almost 60 percent of this total.
Rural towns like Brookfield, Missouri are trying to sell businesses on their assets, including a ready workforce, central location and affordable land.
For farmers, traveling on the road with machinery isn't always easy. Even something as short as a three-mile drive can be an ordeal.
Claudia Roden wrote food books long before it was trendy. Daniel Orr cooks duck and parsnip soup. Mistletoe gets cozy with apple trees. US grain on the move.
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.
The federal government would cover half the cost of river construction while the rest of the money would come from a tax on the diesel fuel used by barges.
A single Amish farmer may not be able to hire a driver to ship products to a local restaurant. But by banding together, the economics may start to make sense.
Quality, choice and mobility are just as important as making fresh produce more available.
Beet juice has made it into the road treatment arsenal of many transportation departments across the country is. And no, it doesn't stain the roads red.