Ag Secretary Perdue says he’s hired a labor lawyer to help design the program that can help keep undocumented workers here, but remove criminals.
Residents of Pretty Prairie, Kansas are concerned about how federal budget cuts might affect their ability to pay for a new water treatment system.
The USDA set aside $6 million in aid to help farmers and ranchers affected by the fires.
An investigation found that the more than 500,000 slaughterhouse and meat processing plant workers have some of the most dangerous factory jobs in America.
Farmers fixing their own equipment would be an obvious blow to the business of tractor dealers who have cornered the market on repair.
Perdue earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine and has had a long career operating family agribusiness and transportation companies.
Two years after a devastating bird flu outbreak in the Midwest, many farmers here say they now have a better idea of how to keep bird flu at bay.
With a declining farm economy and trade with vital global markets in disarray, Sonny Perdue confronts an agriculture industry in search of stability.
The names Wallace and Garst loom large in the modern history of farming. Some descendants of these agriculture titans are trying to leave a different legacy.
Tom Vilsack is particularly troubled by the proposed elimination of a program that gives grant money to small towns to upgrade water treatment facilities.
Fewer farmers are responding to USDA surveys, which could throw off data, leaving farmers to fend for themselves when making choices for their businesses.
The plan is to help farmers adopt practices that reduce the amount of nitrates getting into the groundwater and implementing more efficient irrigation methods.
The Senate has a busy calendar both before and after its scheduled April 10-21 recess. When Perdue will get a vote before the full Senate remains to be seen.
Fighting sex trafficking is a challenge throughout Nebraska. A recent report described the services landscape for trafficking victims in Nebraska as “bleak.”
Rural voters overwhelmingly chose President Donald Trump, but when it comes to trade, rural voters are not necessarily in sync with the administration.
It started on March 17 with raids on two meatpacking plants in Brazil. The country’s biggest beef companies stood accused of egregious food safety violations.
Sonny Perdue was the last cabinet secretary Trump nominated, back on Jan. 19.
The USDA’s head veterinarian stresses that it's impossible to predict how far a particular bird flu strain may travel or mutate.
President Trump’s proposal calls for reduction in USDA discretionary spending and lays out rationale for why some programs are either eliminated or scaled back.
After court documents unsealed Tuesday raised questions about research methods, Monsanto says it did not ghostwrite a 2000 study on the safety of glyphosate.