Jackson County voters will soon decide whether to ban genetically modified crops.
Network of small farmers network to provide field-grown organic vegetables to a growing number of Southeastern grocers who want more organic produce.
Agricultural leaders are concerned about proposed rules addressing the federal Clean Water Act.
Pacific Northwest wheat officials are optimistic about the state of the crop with moisture and relat
Monsanto is making progress in negotiations with farmers who are suing the biotech developer over an unauthorized release of genetically engineered wheat.
A lawsuit over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of "neonicotinoid" pesticides will proceed despite several legal arguments being rejected by a federal judge.
New USDA numbers reflect a manageable U.S. fresh potato inventory through April 1, though experts say shipping seems to be a bit too aggressive given the supply.
The armed campers are still guarding Cliven Bundy’s melon farm and cattle ranch a week after a tense standoff between gun-toting states’ rights advocates and federal Bureau of Land Management police over a roundup of Bundy cattle from...
The tiny island state 2,500 miles from the nearest continent is so critical to the nation’s modern corn-growing business that the industry’s leading companies all have farms here, growing new varieties genetically engineered for desirable...
U.S. Wheat Associates is bullish on prices as U.S. wheat stocks are predicted to dip to their lowest levels in five years.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has agreed to investigate the alleged dumping of heavily subsidized Mexican sugar into the U.S. market.
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The National Association of Wheat Growers supports the proposed Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. If passed, the legislation would help provide clarity to the GMO issue, says Will Stafford, director of government affairs for trade, transportation and...
The 2012 Census of Agriculture showed a sharp decline in the number of small farms nationally and regionally, probably because the recession brought economic reality home to roost. But interest in farming shows no sign of wavering.