Farm bill conservation programs are now so popular, they've become quite competitive.
SNAP recipients would receive less money for spending on food, and would instead receive half of the benefits in boxes of nonperishable food.
It's already tough for farmers to turn a profit on grain, but it looks like things may be taking a turn for the worse.
Though temperatures are fluctuating in the Midwest, the hold up of grain due to ice could continue for weeks to come.
Agriculture-based businesses across the Midwest and Great Plains that depend on immigrant labor are scrambling to keep their operations staffed.
It's farm bill time, and Harvest Public Media's Amy Mayer runs down the reasons why all Americans should pay attention to the debates.
Egg prices for early 2018 are likely to be over 35 percent higher than they were during the same period of 2017. What's causing the spike?
Antibiotics made it possible to grow animals quickly. This led to factory farming, and cheap meat. It may have also led to drug-resistant diseases in humans.
It may be just a matter of time before prairie grasses simply don’t have enough protein to support grazing. Are rising CO2 levels to blame?
Harvest Public Media's Kristofor Husted finds that policing fraud in the organic food industry isn't an easy task.
A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.
Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.
With Federal funding for wind energy waning, industry will need to step in to keep the turbines turning.
US Regulators are critical of the new WHO regulations, limiting antibiotic use in livestock.
"The cities are not in the driver’s seat here, they’re being driven," says Mark Ryan, an attorney with EPA.
Despite EPA objections, environmental groups are pushing for CAFOs to report emissions of air pollutants.
The EPA is restricting dicamba's use, and Monsanto is selling dicamba resistant soybeans. Farmers grapple with how to proceed.
Neonicotinoids threaten bee populations, but instead of limiting their use, researchers look to evergreens and prairie strips for minimizing the threat.
In spite of the tough anti-immigration talk in Washington, labor-starved dairy and feedlot owners are pushing for a guest worker program.
Sam Clovis was linked this week to the federal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.