File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Hemp Activists Dump Cash on Capitol Hill

Three activists apparently protesting agricultural giant Monsanto have been arrested after dumping bags of real cash in a Senate office building.


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Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Soybean Patents

The Supreme Court appears likely to side with Monsanto Co. in its claim that an Indiana farmer violated the company’s patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer.


File photo of soybeans. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Stakes Fight Over Soybeans At High Court

Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he said he was using in a conference call with reporters.