Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the agency will publish an interim final rule Thursday that formalizes the hemp program approved in the 2018 farm bill.
By Associated Press
In the American West, recreational and tourist activities on public lands can conflict with agriculture, ranching and mining. Despite this potential clash between leisure and livelihood, the people of Grand Junction, Colorado, have found a way to share their state’s…
By Josh Buettner, Iowa Public TV
African Americans have lost millions of acres of farmland across the South during the last century, in a trend propelled by economic forces, racism and white economic and political power. Most of the losses occurred since the 1950s. John Yang…
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new report urges immediate action on agricultural practices that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, which exacerbate climate change…
By Berly McCoy
Everyone wants to save the bees, but we may be saving them to death.
By Jack Williams, NET
In parts of America’s Heartland, prolonged wet weather and historic flooding are disrupting spring planting for many farmers. Nearly three months after waters washed over parts of Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska, some fields remain submerged -- and President Trump’s trade…
American farmers have been among the hardest hit by the U.S. trade war with China. With no deal between the world’s two largest economies in sight, the Trump administration unveiled a second emergency aid plan Thursday to help offset agricultural…
By Paul Wiseman, Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute.
By Associated Press
U.S. consumers could pay 38 percent to 70 percent more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports, according to Mexico's Economy Department.
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