posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Cattle ranchers question how roadkill could be harvested for food when the cattle industry must follow strict federal regulations
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:50 PM
The agency posted a notice on its website Tuesday saying it would suspend multiple reports covering at least 10 agricultural products ranging from milk to chickpeas.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:36 PM
Obama has set a goal of doubling exports by the end of next year, after drawing criticism from free-trade advocates during his first term for moving too slowly on trade issues
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:32 PM
Climatologists caution that the moisture doesn't signal the end of the stubborn drought that still has a hold on more than half the continental U.S.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:22 PM
Authorities say the ongoing investigation is already the largest such ring uncovered in the country.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:17 PM
More than 70 percent of state agricultural producers expect a worker shortage starting this spring and worsening through the growing season.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Experts and growers say warm, dry weather; too much fruit on each tree; and citrus greening disease are the likely culprits.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 1:59 PM
The plan's first four chapters spells out the dismal state of the delta and detail conservation strategies to restore its dwindling fish species.
posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. orders for machinery and other factory goods that signal business investment surged in January, indicating confidence in the economy.
The Commerce Department says businesses increased their orders for so-called core...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:06 PM
ENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has cleared the way for possible timber cutting and natural resources exploration in a southern Illinois national forest.
The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farm bills passed by the Senate and a House committee last year would save far less money than previously thought, according to a new estimate released March 1.
A report from the Congressional Budget Office says a...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 11:57 AM
ROME (AP) - A U.N. food agency says the world is headed to the second largest wheat crop on record because of increased plantings in Europe and a recovery from drought in the U.S.
Production is expected to increase to 690 million tons, up 4.3...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 11:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve says the nation's largest banks are more prepared to withstand a severe U.S. recession and a global downturn than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.
The Fed's latest annual "stress tests"...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 11:52 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The United States now has nearly 2.2 million farms after losing 11,630 farms last year, according to a government report released Tuesday.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service's annual snapshot of farms also...
posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Iowa's apple growers fear what another year of drought will do to their businesses. Many growers also were clobbered last year by a late freeze.