As Congress discusses spending provisions in order to prevent a government shutdown next month, a lack of funding for farm aid has become a sticking point for Republicans.
Sizemore Farms co-owner John Sizemore commented on the importance of Trump's additional relief for the industry.
President Trump pledged tens of billions of dollars’ worth of additional aid on Thursday to help distressed farmers that have suffered throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
The future of regulations on the hemp industry is up in the air as the USDA reconsiders a slate of proposed rules ahead of the 2021 growing season.
Farmers are facing uncertain fall and winter seasons after experiencing the worst of COVID-19 in the spring.
Advisor to the president Ivanka Trump on Tuesday announced $1 billion in additional funding for the Farmers to Families Food Box program.
Iowa farmers say it will be a massive undertaking to recover from a hurricane-force storm that damaged an estimated 14 million acres of farmland earlier this month.
Following a growing season last year filled with battering rainfall and bitter trade wars, U.S. farmers hoped 2020 would provide them an opportunity to make up some ground. Instead, the situation has grown worse for many as prices remain depressed.
A storm system that blasted Iowa last week with hurricane-force winds and left at least three people dead in the state and devastated millions of acres of farmland caused damage estimated at nearly $4 billion, according to officials.
A land hurricane devastated Iowa earlier this week, and now the state is asking for federal assistance to help communities recover.
Farmers across a wide swath of Iowa are dealing with the heartbreaking aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking like a record corn crop into deep losses for many.
The powerful storm system that roared across the Midwest earlier this week killed at least two people and also caused widespread damage to millions of acres of crops in Iowa, according to officials.
Exclusive newly released photos show some of the alleged animal neglect found during a federal inspection of Netflix's “Tiger King” star Jeff Lowe’s Oklahoma zoo that led to multiple citations against the big cat handler for allegedly failing to provide veterinary care for his animals.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has identified some of the mysterious seed packets that seem to have been sent to more than 1,000 American households from China.
Meatpacking plants have been particularly susceptible to the coronavirus because workers often stand shoulder to shoulder carving up meat.
Officials are trying to identify the seeds, which they worry could be invasive plant species, and threatening to native plants and crops, or could introduce diseases or be harmful to livestock.
Ranchers saw cattle prices drop after a temporary closure of slaughterhouses during the coronavirus pandemic while limited meat at grocery stores caused prices to surge, according to a 20-page analysis by the USDA.
President Trump said Thursday that phase one of the U.S.-China trade deal means much less to him now despite China stepping up agriculture purchases in recent weeks.
Cooks Venture is a company focused on raising its own breed of healthy chickens.
A California state appeals court has reduced Bayer AG's $289.2 million settlement with a former school groundskeeper who claimed the company’s Roundup weedkiller caused his cancer.