The group, which counts Smithfield Foods and Murphy-Brown LLC among dozens of supporting organizations, began after environmental advocacy groups and eastern North Carolina residents filed complaints against large-scale hog operations.
On-farm wheat stocks on Sept. 1 stood at 215 million bushels, down 19 percent from the previous year, but off-farm stocks totaled 107 million bushels, up 130 percent over last year.
The sage grouse provision backed by Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah had been approved in May by the House as part of a $612 billion defense policy bil but on Wednesday it was left out of a House-Senate compromise.
Federal legislation calls on U.S. Department of Agriculture to explain why grain inspections at Port
The State Department issued a bulletin Sept. 9 detailing which categories of people in the U.S. could file their final green card paperwork on Thursday. Then the government changed the bulletin on Sept. 25, after thousands of immigrants had already spent...
Investigators determined that the tote bags called Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers “best fit the criteria established for entry into the United States, rapid and wide spread across the country, and introduction onto individual farms.”
Some 6 tons of infected fruit have already been bagged and destroyed.
The state's spring wheat production was down 16 percent from 2014, and winter wheat production was down 28 percent. Durum wheat production was up 37 percent.
The group says claims filed by Latinos and women as part of a $1.3 billion settlement with the USDA have been denied at much higher rates than those of other minority groups.
The number of women who are farmers or principal operators actually declined in the latest ag census, but their impact is undeniable.
The lawsuit claims that the gravel pit about a mile from Roosevelt’s cabin will cause serious disturbances to the “beauty, serenity and solitude” of the site.
The couple paid retired DuPont employees thousands of dollars for sensitive company documents about how to make the white pigment known as titanium dioxide, which is used in Oreo cookies.
She wants a judge to issue an injunction to require her credit in further distribution of “Wild Horses,” which was released in June.
After 10 years of wealth in agriculture, global economics are pressing the reset button on ag and rural areas.