Hemp could make a comeback as congress considers legalizing the crop nationally
Last week was an appropriate week for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s trade expert to address a gaggle of Nebraska farmers — even if their responses tended toward frustration. Ted McKinney arrived in Omaha on Wednesday(April 4), the day China threatened to impose tariffs on 106 U.S. products including major exports like soybeans, beef and […]
Big cities in the Midwest are gaining ground on the rural communities that, for many decades, have thrived on the edges of urban development. Since 1980, the amount of land being farmed or grazed in the U.S. has dropped 13 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Much of it now is covered by […]
One rural Kansas community gets creative after the closing of its only grocery store.
Amazon delivers Whole Foods to your doorstep, as merger progresses.
Researchers matched birth records for a half-million babies born 1997-2011 to pesticide rates for one-square-mile region including the mother’s address.
A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.
Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.
Groceraunts feature seasonal menus, and they employ graduates of the Culinary Institute of America as chefs, all in the hope of appealing to millennials.
Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is another step closer to reality. Walmart and Google have announced their strategy to compete with the retail giant online.
Known for its rapid expansion across the globe, Brazil-based meatpacking giant JBS has been embroiled in scandal for much of 2017.
Landowners and environmental groups wanted Keystone XL out of the Nebraska Sandhills, a region with sandy soil that is quick to erode and hard to restore.
Researcher Tim Reinbott says he’s eager to see how drought-stressed corn and soybean plants react to the change in light and temperature brought by the eclipse.
Suicide rates are higher in rural areas than in urban due at least in part to isolation. Neighbor to Neighbor was founded to connect women in small town Kansas.
The federal commission found a Colorado meatpacking plant violated the rights of its Muslim workers during a dispute over prayer breaks.
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Farm income is down for the fourth-straight year. Prices for the most important crops are down. Some are comparing it to the 1980s Farm Crisis.
Iowa farmers hope providing meat to customers who care more about farming methods than price will improve cropland while also helping them earn a profit.
Still annoyed by loss of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many trade groups who represent commodity farmers have cautioned the administration to tread lightly.
The herbicide is suspected of drifting in the wind to neighboring farms and causing widespread damage.