U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee chair Doc Hastings held a hearing to address over-emphasis on the ecosystem and the environment in draft recommendations for the Columbia River Treaty between the United States and Canada.
An agricultural economist advocates for farmers and ranchers to receive credits with a monetary value for the carbon their acres absorb.
The burden of Obamacare may cause more mid-size orchards in Washington to go under, the chief of an
High-tech companies invest in research to develop egg-free, chicken-free foods.
The Wheat Foods Council is defending the health characteristics of enriched grains. The council says enriched grains are responsible for lowering neural tube birth defects and a primary source of folic acid. Council president Judi Adams says enriched...
Wisconsin health officials warn against holiday treat that features raw ground beef.
The mayor the Big Island of Hawaii has signed a bill restricting genetically modified crops.
Officials say the new high-speed rail line is on track despite recent legal setbacks.
Federal officials plan to prosecute a hunter whose illegal fire started a huge wildfire in and near Yosemite National Park.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that weddings and corporate events aren't permissible on farmland, but smaller-scale events that feature agricultural education, like birthdays, are allowable. Structures used solely for promotions, even temporary...
The federal government is taking new applications for its Value-Added Producer Grants program, which provided $2.7 million to 15 West Coast farming operations in the last round of awards this spring.
Many Christmas trees get a layer of ice to help them make it through long trips to faraway destinations.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farmers have reduced the amount of runoff going into the Chesapeake Bay through conservation measures.
The state says it never detected moldy Greek yogurt before a recall, contrary to a comment in Food and Drug Administration documents.