Pete Buttigieg, making a bid for rural voters in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, proposed Tuesday to repopulate struggling communities by offering special visas to immigrants who agree to move to those towns.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a message for her fellow Democratic candidates trying to crack President Donald Trump's hold on rural voters: They need more than “a bunch of policies on a piece of paper."
Former Vice President Joe Biden says President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China will be harder on the farm economy than many producers think, pushing some into bankruptcy and stressing related industries.
Producers utilized a listening session featuring two of the most influential men in ag policy to express their displeasure with the state of affairs for rural America, putting them in a mode that varied between explanatory and defensive.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants to put the federal government back in the business of managing commodity supplies in order to guarantee that farmers won’t lose money on their crops.
The Agriculture Department has the legal authority to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Kansas City, but USDA may not have the authority to spend money on the relocation, USDA's inspector general says.