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.
When Keystone XL was last up for approval, Jeanne Crumly and a group of other local landowners sued to block TransCanada from seizing land by eminent domain.
Undocumented immigrants make up a significant portion of the country’s agricultural workforce. A crackdown on immigrant workers could put farms at-risk.
The check-off is a network of 45 state-based boards and councils that collects the money to promote the beef industry.
Implementation of the rules has been pushed back thanks to President Donald Trump’s “regulatory freeze.”
The price of foundational crops like corn and wheat have slipped dramatically in recent years, leaving many farmers struggling to break even.
Increasing demand for upscale, local foods has created a market for on-farm cheesemakers. Profit is not guaranteed and the up-front investment is significant.
An enterprise-minded ecologist from England is helping endangered brown-headed spider monkeys in Ecuador by connecting their preservation to high-end chocolate.
Winter cover crops have been used by farmers for centuries, but over the last decade or so they have once again started to become more popular.
Dairy farmers say milk comes only from a mammal, which is backed up by the FDA. Plant-based milk companies say foods amount to much more than legal definitions.
The Agricultural Research Service rescinded its initial directive in an email to employees Tuesday evening.
The directive comes as President Donald Trump begins his term and before his nominee for Agriculture Secretary undergoes U.S. Senate confirmation hearings.
The American Farm Bureau Federation claimed in its analysis that the TPP could have increased U.S. agricultural exports by billions of dollars a year.
Drones are seen by many as part of the next generation of “precision agriculture” tools. Here are five ways drones are already impacting the food system.
If nominated and confirmed, Sonny Perdue will take charge of the USDA, an agency with nearly 100,000 employees and a $150 billion budget.
The USDA expects payments from government safety net programs to reach $12.9 billion for 2016, an increase of nearly 20 percent over the previous year.
Tom Vilsack announced that his first job outside the Cabinet will be heading up a dairy industry trade group that pushes for access to foreign markets.
In 2000, Americans ate about 4 pounds of sweet potatoes per person. Today, it’s nearly double that, at 7.5 pounds per person.
The next Agriculture Secretary will be charged with shepherding a new Farm Bill through Congress. Work on the law is slated to begin almost immediately.