Some growers in Idaho are concerned about a bacterial disease of potatoes long found in Europe, called dickeya, that is now spreading throughout the U.S.
William Keebler, 57, is accused of scouting a mosque, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management office and U.S. military facilities as possible targets before choosing the rural Arizona cabin.
Agriculture secretary, labor secretary and Virginia senator are front-runners.
Agricultural interests representing key commodities across the Northwest say the Interior funding bill that recently passed the U.S. House has several provisions that they support.
With his Midwestern ties, experience in elected office, policy record in Washington and strong links to rural America, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack could bring some key advantages to the Democratic ticket.
Of the avocado-growing business, Kimberlin Brown said, “I’ve seen firsthand our domestic market flooded with imports that harmed local farmers and even drove some out of business.”
The tribe says it is worried the genetically modified salmon can escape and harm wild salmon runs.
At least 75 percent of the winter wheat crop has been harvested.
Students cannot sell the sausage with the label that promotes the passage of State Question 777, the “Right to Farm and Ranch Amendment.”
More than one-third of the oats and more than half of the winter wheat is in the bin.
An economist says Britain's exit from the EU will have little effect on world food trade.
An official who tracks issues in agriculture says organizations that oppose conventional farming are upping their spending, working together and coalescing their attacks on water and climate.
Potato leaders say the GMO labeling bill that has passed Congress is a good compromise.
Large global inventories and weak demand will stretch out the rough patch for dairymen, but most of the major exporting regions have put the brakes on milk production.