posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:34 PM
The report called for closer oversight by both the agriculture department and lawmakers, and legislation to mandate more transparency.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:30 PM
The funding is being made available through the Water Bank Program, which gives landowners annual payments over 10 years to protect wetlands and adjacent farmland.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:25 PM
While overall inflation remains low, the increases in food prices are forcing shoppers to search out deals and cut back.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM
Many landowners worry the towers and lines will reduce property values, get in the way of farming operations like crop-dusting and irrigation, and even create health risks for those living so close to high-voltage wires.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:15 PM
KELO-AM reports the virus has run rampant in Iowa and Nebraska.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM
Robert "Chip" Petrea who lost both of his legs while baling hay is now focused on agricultural safety.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM
The initiative is called "Get Fruved," a term that alludes to fruits and vegetables.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Swiss Emmentaler named world's best cheese.
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:24 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Because of California's lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River.
The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Farm commodity rail shipments are running nearly three weeks behind in North Dakota, but BNSF Railway Co. has promised to get caught up before summer, the state's U.S. senators said Wednesday.
Republican Sen. John Hoeven...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and...
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM
California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards.
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM
The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species.