A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.
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 […]
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.
Agriculture-based businesses across the Midwest and Great Plains that depend on immigrant labor are scrambling to keep their operations staffed.
Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.
Even before written records, it seems that the richer you were, the bigger the house you occupied.
A U.S. government report says human industry is “very likely” the primary cause of climate change.
Superweeds are part of the reason Dicamba is causing more problems now.
Irma smashed through some top areas of fruit and vegetable production, destroying half of the citrus crop in some areas and housing for seasonal workers.
Surveys showed that a majority of UK farmers voted to drop European Union membership in 2016, but with changes looming, many are now having second thoughts.
Two new studies suggest that changing atmospheric conditions could reduce protein and iron in food.
Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer.
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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.
New research indicates that the suicide rate for farmers has continued to climb higher since the 1980s compared to workers in other industries.
Even more disconcerting is news that Japan has pitched the idea of a mini-TPP, which would exclude the U.S. and lower tariffs among competitors.
A local food movement is taking root in Puerto Rico. Hopeful farmers are leasing long-abandoned land, but why was the land abandoned in the first place?
Immigrants choose to go through the naturalization process for many reasons, including gaining the right to vote and to rest easy about immigration status.
The study measures the difference in number and occurrence of field working days the climate becomes more volatile to agriculture.
Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium.
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