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  • World Bank President Robert Zoellick addresses the media during a press conference following his meeting with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on September 2, 2009 in Beijing, China.

    Emerging markets currently represent "about half of global growth," World Bank President Robert B. Zoelick told CNBC Tuesday.

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    The matters of food production, lack of transparency in food stocks and speculation on commodities markets need to be tackled as they are affecting food prices, French agriculture minister Bruno Le Maire told CNBC.com Monday.

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    Agricultural commodity prices should fall back from their current highs as fresh supplies come onto the market, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report on Friday. However, food prices will continue to put upwards pressure on inflation.

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  • Should Ethanol Subsidies Be Cut?

    Will an end on ethanol subsidies cause gasoline costs to rise? Insight with David Callahan, Demos and Bob Dinneen, Renewable Fuels Association.

  • Cramer looks at the strength in agriculture with Titan Machinery CEO David Meyer.

  • Corn futures are trading near all-time highs and look to climb even higher as the U.S. crop faces tight supplies and surging demand. Here's what it means for your wallet and for some agriculture stocks.

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    At the World Pork Expo, the hot topic corn. Which leads to the big beef between hogs and ethanol. Both are competing for corn, and there may not be enough to go around.

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    16-year-old Peyton Hill from Nevada, Texas is one of them. She has 11 pigs to show. She's been doing this half her life. Like many of the young people here, she's used to hard work, and she carries herself with a certain confidence that may come, in part, from being responsible for taking care of animals...and from being a Texan.

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    The agriculture industry fears a disaster is on the horizon if the one bit of new immigration policy that Congress seems to agree on becomes law.

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    Russia banned imports of raw vegetables from the European Union on Thursday because of a deadly E.coli outbreak centered in Germany, a move branded "disproportionate" by Brussels.

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    When the Chinese came looking for more soybeans in Uruaçu, Brazil, last year, they inquired about buying land — lots of it. Now some in Brazil are beginning to see those purchases as a problem.

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  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    An insect with a voracious appetite, no domestic natural predators and a taste for everything from apples to lima beans has caused millions of dollars in crop damage and may just be getting started.

  • Roy Presson (C) embraces his daughters Catherine (L) and Amanda as they stand on the edge of State Highway HH looking out at their family farm on May 3, 2011 at Wyatt, Missouri. The Presson home and 2,400 acres of land that they farmed was flooded last night when the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in a levee at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to help save the town of Cairo, Illinois.

    Experts in the corn, wheat and soy markets expect the sharp pullback in recent weeks to be little more than a temporary correction as heavy rain and strong demand cause prices to rebound.

  • South California highway

    I hit the road Wednesday morning at 2 a.m. to drive to Mendota, in the heart of California's Central Valley. My assignment—report on plans to build California's largest nuclear power plant, even though there's a moratorium on new nuke facilities in the Golden State. What I found, driving the I-5 during the dark of night is not for the weak.

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    U.S. corn surpluses are expected to increase higher than anticipated this summer and grow even more next year, a trend that could help ease rising food and grain prices this year.

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    A French company is gambling it can beat the odds and build a nuclear plant in the heart of California's fertile farmland. Areva has partnered with a group of California businessmen and farmers who've formed the Fresno Nuclear Energy Group.