posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM
A new study pushes back at calls for tougher rules for carrying crude, despite at least 8 major accidents transporting the oil in 2013.
posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM
The Farm Bill entered a phase not seen in years this week, as the gavel fell to open the conference committee. The 41-members come from both chambers and spent most of the initial session delivering prepared remarks about their hopes for the Farm...
posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Politicians and policymakers debate the causes and solutions for the farm crisis.
posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:50 PM
Farmers, politicians, and activists rally around the farm crisis.
posted on April 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. this week in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve sweeping immigration reform. If passed the measure would create a path to citizenship for the 11 million...
posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:38 PM
A ruthless entrepreneur who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations from scratch even as he racked up environmental and labor violations is quitting the business after one scandal proved too much to overcome: a nationwide...
posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:29 PM
Livestock farmers are demanding a change in the nation's ethanol policy, claiming current rules could lead to higher meat prices if corn growers have a bad year.
posted on November 18, 2011 at 4:25 PM
New technology unlocks a gusher of a problem for North Dakota. There's a huge demand for workers, but those already in the region are pushing the infrastructure to the max.
posted on November 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM
Amidst already-tight supplies, the Agriculture Department cuts U.S. crop production estimates. While some lawmakers eye cuts to federal farm programs, others ponder new supports for agriculture. And an in-depth examination of the North Dakota...
posted on November 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM
A recent study examining the U.S. economy state-by-state revealed a troubling development: Conditions are worse today than they were at the end of2008 inevery state in America, except one: North Dakota.
posted on November 4, 2011 at 3:47 PM
Residents of Minot, North Dakota attempt to recover from this summer's flood, the worst disaster in the city's history.
posted on October 28, 2011 at 3:14 PM
Host Mark Pearson sits down with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill, conversation and energy among many things.
posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:43 PM
The Senate threw its support behind the potato Tuesday, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on school lunch lines.
posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:30 PM
The Food and Drug Administration says the deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe was probably caused by pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean packing equipment at a Colorado farm.
posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:21 PM
Just like that Energy Star tag helps you choose your appliances, a new report says a rating symbol on the
front of every soup can, cereal box and yogurt container could help hurried shoppers go home with the healthiest foods.