WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 The Agriculture Department’s decision to freeze most new enrollments in the Conservation Reserve Program puts new focus on the squeeze the program is going through heading into its fourth decade.
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 – In order to win antitrust approval for its $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer said today that it has agreed to sell its Liberty branded agro-chemicals business and Liberty Link trait technology.
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 - Tyson Foods stock took a tumble today after the company said its net income for the quarter ending April 1 was down 21 percent from a year ago and also revealed it was being investigated by the Florida attorney general for possible anticompetitive practices.
FRANKENMUTH, Mich., May 7, 2017 -- The leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee came to central Michigan Saturday for a listening session on what different segments of the farm community are looking for in the 2018 farm bill. And the lawmakers heard plenty.
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 - It took a little more than 13 years, but the U.S. is again exporting beef to Brazil after a prolonged ban that started when bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was first discovered in the U.S. in 2003.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 – The Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria kicked off its two-day public meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services today with presentations focusing on new ways to tackle this growing human and animal health challenge.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 - After only a week in office and without a subcabinet in place, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is moving forward on projects like mapping out what the Trump administration can do to improve rural infrastructure across the country and preparing to help renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.