A new report from a policy think tank links the H-2A agricultural guest worker program with human trafficking.
A trade agreement being negotiated between the United States and European Union could benefit U.S. f
Yields for lentils, chickpeas and green peas in Washington and Idaho were down signifciantly this year but because of production challenges in other areas as well, prices are on the rise.
A federal judge recently heard oral arguments in the U.S. Labor Department's "hot goods" case agains
U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., has been joined by House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in calling for Speaker John Boehner to schedule a vote on a bill that would protect forest management in the federal wildfire disaster budget.
Projections of massive global population growth may be inflated, which casts doubt on the notion of long term upward pressure on commodity crop prices, an economist says.
Union Pacific is applying an overweight surcharge on intermodal containers headed for western ports, increasing freight costs for ag products headed for export markets.
A WTO compliance panel on Monday ruled an amended U.S. country of origin labeling measure has a detrimental impact on imported Canadian and Mexican livestock.
NCBA and state cattle associations contend a supplemental beef checkoff proposed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack would be detrimental to the beef industry and producers and point out the differences between the current beef-specific checkoff and Vilsack's...
Farmers will want to learn more about new USDA Farm Service Agency insurance programs in the weeks ahead, says Judy Olson, executive director of the Washington office.
To help shape the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, U.S. commodity groups consider it a top priority to promote and advance science demonstrating the health attributes of their crops and products.
Oregon State University researchers have started new trials designed to help onion growers meet minimum standards for bacteria levels in irrigation water contained in the FDA's proposed produce safety rule.
The Denver-based chain said in a statement that consumers want to know whether the food they’re eating has been genetically modified. The company has not donated to the Colorado or Oregon labeling campaigns.
A three-year pilot program of allowing Mexican trucks to deliver goods in the United States has expired and the Department of Transportation has not said what's next.