posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:47 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas will develop a program for breeding lesser prairie chickens in hopes of getting the federal government to back off its listing of the bird as a threatened species, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Thursday.
An Audubon of...
posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:41 PM
Up to 4’ of snow falls in parts of South Dakota resulting in heavy losses for cattle producers. 10 days into the government shutdown hopes rise for a solution to the fiscal fiasco in Washington. And by paying attention to the little things,...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 7:01 PM
Supplies of corn, wheat, and soybeans decline, but the markets take it in stride. Partisan bickering on Capitol Hill results in the first government shutdown in 17 years. As federal agencies close, services are cut, and the impact is felt from...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:23 PM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula - aid that...
posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an unusual twist for Washington these days: There's money left over from a $680 million settlement the federal government awarded American Indian farmers in 2010 after decades of discrimination.
A three-year claims...
posted on May 18, 2012 at 1:00 PM
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama farmers say they are planting less produce rather than risk having tomatoes and other crops rot in the fields a second straight year because of labor shortages linked to the state's crackdown on illegal...
posted on May 18, 2012 at 12:57 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immigration status makes them fearful of calling police, according to a report being released Wednesday by...
posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM