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.
Starting in 1910, Dearfield began attracting hundreds of black homesteaders. They came to the town for opportunity.
Agronomy enrollment at Iowa State has more than tripled since 2006, when there was just one student who identified as other than white. Today, 23 students do.
The largest of the fires spread from the Oklahoma Panhandle into southwest Kansas, and has consumed more than 800,000 acres of prime grassland.
New research identifies the Corn Belt as the region where climate change could have the biggest impact on overall farm productivity.
In Trump’s Cabinet, oil-rich states like Texas and Oklahoma are well represented, making some in the Corn Belt worry about the future of corn-based ethanol.
Despite Kansas’s place as a prime farm state, just a tiny fraction of the produce consumed there is produced locally. That represents opportunity for farmers.
Trump on his own can’t repeal the rule. The executive order directs the new EPA administrator to revise it, which could take years.
Student loans in the U.S. have run grads into $1 trillion of debt. For young people trying to start their own farm, student debt can put their dreams on hold.
With both houses of Congress and the White House in Republican hands, it is unclear how lawmakers plan to shape a new bill.
Researchers can differentiate harmless strains of E. coli, which are naturally present in most warm-blooded animals, from the nasty Shiga toxin-producing kind.
For the students at Fort Morgan High School, refugee resettlement and the lagging rural economy aren’t abstract political ideas. They’re living it.
You could start seeing more standardized food labels by summer 2018, the soft deadline trade groups told members to aim for in adopting the new language.