posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM
The Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 is similar to legislation written last year that passed the Senate 327 days before this hearing, but later died without any House floor debate.
posted on February 22, 2012 at 3:45 PM
Five generations of Ronald Gertson's family have tilled the claylike soil of southeast Texas to grow rice, confident that no matter how fickle Mother Nature was, there would be one constant: water to irrigate their crop.
posted on February 17, 2012 at 5:04 PM
Visits between foreign dignitaries are often meticulously planned for weeks and months ahead of schedule but this trip from Asia to The Heartland of America was more than 25 years in the making.
posted on December 2, 2011 at 7:13 PM
Prospects for a rural recovery improve on estimates of record net farm income. After soaring to unprecedented levels last year, agricultural exports are predicted to decline. It's the end of an era in one rural community as a time capsule of...
posted on November 23, 2011 at 7:47 PM
Bipartisan efforts to cut the federal deficit collapse, leaving farm programs in limbo. The World Trade Organization rejects America's Country of Origin Labeling Program. We explain why cranberries -- like all commodities -- are not immune to...