The Scotts Co. has resumed litigation against rival grass seed firm Pennington over alleged false ads.
Dairy organizations support a bill requiring FDA to set national standards for voluntray labeling of food and beverages regarding the absence or presence of GMO ingredients.
The cattle industry continues to fight against a country-of-origin labeling requirement retained in the new farm bill that livestock leaders consider harmful to agriculture.
Farm bill foreign market development programs and grants benefit wheat and specialty crops.
USDA is rolling out the 2014 farm bill, which cuts spending on farm programs but has generally been accepted by farmers and organizations that represent them.
Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said he told new U.S. Bureau of Land Management chief Neil Kornze in Washington, D.C., that law-abiding Nevadans shouldn’t be penalized by an “overreaching” agency.
The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy was announced Wednesday by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Mike Boots of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
A backup of available rail cars for hauling grain has placed downward pressure on grain prices, experts say.
The USDA will begin administering a program to raise funds for Christmas tree promotions this year.
Selected agriculture-related events around the nation and region.
The senators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency for announcing a proposed rule last week before the government’s peer-reviewed scientific assessment was fully complete. They are calling on the government to withdraw the rule or give the...
In an effort to help farmers, ranchers and foresters mitigate the risks of climate change, USDA has created regional climate hubs to provide producers with information and strategies to adddress eratic weather conditions. The hubs will use existing...
A wet March followed a wet February throughout the Pacific Northwest, further improving the water outlook for regional growers.
University of Minnesota alumnus Eric Sannerud and two other University students will turn a chunk of that land into Mighty Axe Hops. Their new project will farm local, organic and sustainable hops, filling a growing demand from the state’s booming...