Corn prices have hit their highest levels in almost eight years. Analysts say they are likely to get a further boost from motorists.
The meat industry’s future and retail pricing are in limbo, anticipating the Biden administration to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard amid the coronavirus pandemic’s squeeze on the economy.
Colorado’s cattle industry has some beef with the state's “Meatout Day,” which encouraged residents to skip eating meat for a day.
Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors expand so the nation could lessen its reliance on giant meatpacking slaughterhouses to supply grocery stores and restaurants.
NASA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have teamed up to produce a new tool that will provide farmers, meteorologists and researchers alike with access to high-resolution data on soil moisture.
A coalition of 12 states is suing President Biden’s administration over a climate executive order that they claim has the potential to have a serious economic impact across the country through the expansion of federal regulatory power.
Bitter cold and power outages have created a crisis for some Texan farms and ranches, leaving livestock dead from exposure and raising fears that herds could run short of food and water.
Scott Vanderwal, a third-generation South Dakota farmer, argued that transporting oil on trucks or trains instead of through the Dakota Access Pipeline will create “tremendous competition” for commodities of farmers and will lead to a spike in transportation costs.
U.S. agricultural exports to China have surged in recent months, after the countries called a truce on their trade dispute in early 2020.
As agriculture secretary, Vilsack will have input on policies that will affect climate and food aid programs – two major planks of Biden’s platform.
A state credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the nation's first-ever fully automated commercial drone flights.
In total, Bill and Melinda Gates have acquired land in more than a dozen states.
Tucked inside the new $900 billion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress, but facing an uncertain fate with President Trump, is $200 million in aid for the loggers and the trucking companies that transport their wares.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a struggle for much of American seafood, but at least one sector of the industry has found a way to grow during the crisis — the seaweed business
Futures prices for soybeans, corn and hard red winter wheat--the kind used for baking bread--have risen by about a third since a rally began Aug. 10. Soft red winter wheat, found in animal feed and processed foods, is up about 20%.
Big marijuana companies and emerging entrepreneurs are laying the groundwork to set up shop in New Jersey after voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.
The pandemic is forcing millions of Americans to scale back Thanksgiving plans this year against the backdrop of travel restrictions and advisories on large gatherings.
Many farmers are throwing their support to President Trump -- despite being squeezed by the trade war and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Five of the six states with the nation’s lowest unemployment rates are in the Midwest, have Republican governors and have almost no restrictions intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.