Some 13,000 migrants, mainly from Africa, have landed in Italy so far this year — three times the number from the same period in 2020. The struggle for migrants doesn't end when they reach European shores. Senior Producer Adam Raney…
By Adam Raney
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said in a statement that the agency is reviewing the lawsuit, but the agency plans to continue to offer loan forgiveness to "socially disadvantaged" farmers.
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
Indian farmers taking part in more than two months of protest against new agriculture laws began a daylong hunger strike Saturday, as they sought to reaffirm the peaceful nature of their movement following recent violent clashes with police.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
As the United States grapples with the latest surge in coronavirus, some workers are trying to cope with illness and economic hardship while also facing the threat of deportation. In California’s Coachella Valley, agricultural workers deemed essential to the U.S.
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
By Erin McKinstry, Alaska Public Media
North of the Arctic Circle, in the tiny Alaskan village of Anaktuvuk, one woman is trying to expand agriculture in a climate largely hostile to it. Nasaġraq Rainey Hopson has successfully grown fresh produce for her community for several years,…
By David Pitt, Associated Press
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released details of its plan Friday, saying it will provide "financial assistance that gives producers the ability to absorb increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic."…
A full week after hurricane-force winds barreled through the Midwest, Iowa is just beginning to recover. More attention and assistance are starting to flow into the Hawkeye State, but homeowners, farmers and businesses have suffered a devastating hit. John Yang…
By Justin Stabley and Associated Press
Pence is expected to hold a roundtable in Iowa on the agriculture industry during the coronavirus pandemic on May 8.
By William Masters, Econofact
Impacts of COVID-19 on the food sector are among its most visible and important economic consequences.
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