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Vermont can help to conserve declining monarch butterfly
A biologist says Vermont’s meadows and old fields provide habitat for milkweed, which is a critical food source for monarchs.

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Potato growers reach $25 million antitrust settlement
Potato growers reach $25 million antitrust settlement
A potato marketing cooperative has settled allegations of violating antitrust law for $25 million.
High court strikes down raisin program as unconstitutional
High court strikes down raisin program as unconstitutional
Court says government-run program can't take raisins without paying for them.
Potato growers reach $25 million antitrust settlement
A potato marketing cooperative has settled allegations of violating antitrust law for $25 million.
Northwest wheat growers eye early harvest
Northwest wheat growers eye early harvest
Pacific Northwest wheat farmers are eyeing an early harvest due to dry conditions.
State Fair offering alternatives to poultry shows
The virus has led to the deaths of more than 44 million chickens and turkeys.
Blazes burn in 4 states amid hot weather
Wildfires are chewing through parched parts of the West.
Food, national security intertwined, experts say
Food, national security intertwined, experts say
In an uncertain, dangerous world, a strong agricultural system is increasingly seen as a matter of national security.
Some worry as more production moves outside U.S.
Some worry as more production moves outside U.S.
Labor shortages and costs, regulatory burden, the Endangered Species Act, drought and desire for year-round produce are pushing U.S. agricultural production to other countries. Some worry it's a food security risk.
Veterinarians for large animals in short supply
Incentives are available for new or prospective large-animal vets.
Bird flu leads to cheaper chicken in US
Prices began falling last week and were at $2.22 a dozen on Tuesday.