WHITEFISH, Mont., June 26, 2017 – The Western Governors’ Association opened its summer meeting on Monday by hosting two high-ranking Canadians who called for the U.S. to be careful as it moves to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2017 - House Republicans look to roll out a fiscal 2018 budget blue-print this week that could cut farm bill spending to help offset the cost of increased defense spending or tax cuts.
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 – While lawmakers and witnesses at a congressional hearing on Thursday agreed that rural America desperately needs more and better broadband service to prosper, it was unclear where the funds to expand the service would come from.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 21, 2017 – President Donald Trump toured the precision agriculture training program at Kirkwood Community College here today before delivering optimistic campaign-style speeches that embraced farmers and ranchers as the “backbone of America.”
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 - No single factor is behind the decline in honey bee health, a leading researcher said at presentations in Washington, D.C., Monday, the start of the officially designated National Pollinator Week.
NORTH DAKOTA, June 21, 2017 - In mid-June on the Northern Plains, spring crops have usually rounded first base, the season’s first cutting of hay is being baled or stacked, and cattle are browsing in knee-deep forage.
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 – Scientists say they are gaining a new understanding of why corn – or maize as it is widely known outside the U.S. – and not some other plant, is the most productive and widely grown crop in the world, after deciphering a new, much more detailed reference genome for the plant.