The groups said carriers need to be held accountable and hours of operation at U.S. ports need to be expanded.
DNA testing and the color of the hornet suggest it was unrelated to specimens found in Whatcom County and British Columbia to the north in 2019 and 2020.
U.S. dairy groups contend new costly and complicated certification requirements are meant to discourage trade.
The targeted funding is for producers in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon.
Researchers are working to identify genes that boost heat tolerance in seeds.
The groups contend the labor shortage is threatening U.S. agriculture and immigration policy breeds uncertainty for workers.
The bill would establish a dedicated office at USDA’s to investigate anticompetitive practices in the meat and poultry industries.
One of the proposed rules will clarify parties do not need to demonstrate harm to competition to bring legal action against a meatpacker.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government announced plans Friday to “repeal or replace” a decision by the Trump administration last fall to lift restrictions on logging and road building in…
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Fellow wildland firefighters, U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon paid tribute during a weekend memorial for Tim Hart, a 36-year-old smo…
NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration wants to see lithium needed for electric cars to be mined “in a responsible way" that respects the en…
The groups said America’s infrastructure is eroding and asked lawmakers to specifically focus on the critical importance of agricultural infrastructure when they carry out President Biden’s in…
A federal judge has halted a loan forgiveness program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit alleging the program discriminates against white farmers.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday called a special session of the state Legislature to boost wildfire funding as two large wildfires continue to burn in south-central Arizona.
The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of $11 million to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month.
A key reservoir on the Colorado River has dipped to its record low in the latest showing of the drought's grip on the region.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says the agency plans to invest more than $4 billion to bolster the resilience of the food supply chain through the Biden administration’s “Build Back Better” initiative.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it won't return to the 2015 Obama administration's WOTUS definition, but will revert to the pre-Obama rule and then write a new one.
Local hostility to solar facilities isn’t just a knee-jerk “not in my backyard” sentiment in Oregon, a state known for its rigorous protections against converting farmland to other uses.
It would take every Senate Republican plus at least one Democratic lawmaker to block her nomination. So far no Democratic defectors have emerged.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado has its first litter of gray wolf pups since the 1940s years, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Wine grape growers in Texas and surrounding states filed a lawsuit last week against drug-maker Bayer-Monsanto and chemical giant BASF for the damage their cotton herbici…
The investigation, which began in May 2020, is focused on whether anticompetitive practices have led to the disparity between the prices of live cattle and wholesale beef.
The bill calls for mandatory minimums for negotiated trade by large meatpackers and other proposals to restore accountability.
Apeel-treated fruits and vegetables are sold in tens of thousands of grocery stores in six countries, including in more than 2,000 Kroger stores across the U.S.
Groups representing ranchers call the move a significant step backward.
Rabobank found no disparity between cattle prices among transaction types.
Long-term savings seen from early exit of Bridger coal plant.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents.
They want DOJ to determine whether four large meatpackers are violating antitrust laws.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Farmers and researchers have known soil compaction is a problem ever since the invention of tractors, Haly Neely says.
A few years ago, the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, where McGreevy is CEO, promoted the “half-cup habit,” challenging consumers to eat half a cup of pulses three times a week. For breakfast e…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The inaugural harvest of genetically modified salmon began this week after the pandemic delayed the sale of the first such altered animal to be cleared for human consumptio…
Industry fears lost capacity and hog farmer revenue.
They are asking USDA to make low-fat flavored milk a permanent staple of school meals.
The rock picker can collect an average of 400 rocks per hour in any field conditions.
Demand jumped by near-record levels in almost every organic food aisle in 2020, increasing U.S. organic food sales a record 12.8% to a new high of $56.4 billion.
Ruling strikes down provision allowing higher line speeds at pork processing facilities.