Farm families up and down the Missouri River have been fighting for their livelihoods as historic floodwaters killed livestock, destroyed bins, damaged homes and buildings and wiped out crucial roads and bridges.
Farm families up and down the Missouri River fight for their livelihood as historic floodwaters destroy roads, bridges, fields, livestock, and local communities, at the same time farmers across the Midwest are struggling with low commodity prices already.
A bipartisan group of senators hope a bill directing the Federal Communications Commission to improve broadband coverage and mobile data maps will bridge the digital divide across America and correct "vastly inaccurate" mapping of the issue.
Ethanol industry groups welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule that would allow for year-around sale of E15, but refiners were divided over accompanying proposals to reform the biofuel credit market.
Climate change and regulation of greenhouse gases are hot topics in Washington again, and Democratic presidential candidates are pledging to make them major issues in the 2020 election. That’s raising questions for the first time in a decade about the role that farmers could be asked to play in reducing carbon emissions, and how growers could benefit.