Researchers walk back conclusion about warming oceans

Climate contrarian uncovers math error: Researchers with University of California-San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Princeton University recently walked back scientific findings published last month that showed oceans heating up much faster than...

After hurricane, pork industry could relocate some hog farms

Smithfield is reassessing disaster preparedness: The biggest U.S. pork producer is reassessing its disaster preparedness following Hurricane Florence. The pork industry could relocate additional hog farms on floodplains after this month’s hurricane swamped dozens of...

Chickens perish, waste lagoons collapse, flooding continues

Sanderson Farms reports loss of broilers: Sanderson Farms, one of the country’s largest poultry producers, said in a notice to investors Monday that at least 1.7 million of its chickens had perished in North Carolina after dozens of broiler houses and other facilities...

Hurricane Florence may disrupt supply chains

Freight market may be washed out: Hurricane Florence is expected to disrupt freight markets, possibly disrupting supply chains and throwing the market off balance. According to FreightWaves, the storm could wreak havoc on spot rates and capacity in the market....