Analysts view the latest USDA cattle on feed report as moderately bullish and as showing signs of heifer retention for herd rebuilding.
The orange-and-black butterflies are suffering from loss of milkweed habitat in the United States, illegal logging in Mexico and climate change, according to scientists.
Last year the Vermont Legislature passed the nation’s first law to require the labeling of food made with GMOs.
The National Potato Council has announced its goals for 2015.
The test will be similar in size to Oxitec’s 2012 experiment in the Cayman Islands, where 3.3 million modified mosquitoes were released over six months, suppressing 96 percent of the targeted bugs. Oxitec says a later test in Brazil also was...
The campaign is intended to drown out milk’s detractors with positive posts about the nutritional benefits of milk on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere.
Lower energy prices increase planted acres for most major row crops and drop the price of the commodity, according to an April 2014 federal study on the impact crude oil prices have on agriculture.
A National Farmers Union-backed economic study asserts the actual impacts to Canada's and Mexico's cattle industries from the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin meat labeling rule appear negligible. The Auburn University study rebuts Canada's claim its...
Michael Neff, director of Washington State University's molecular plant sciences graduate program, believes in spreading the scientific evidence about genetically modified organisms, and continuing to have productive conversations.
A farmer's legal challenge to USDA's marketing order for raisins will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court and could have an impact on other volume controls for crops.
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Park officials have tried to curb the animals’ winter migration into Montana to guard against potential disease transmission to livestock.
The bill exempts single transactions between a producer and an “informed end consumer.”
A smaller crop and strong domestic sales are helping the PNW pear industry weather the longshoremen's work slow down and the Russian embargo.