A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will review next week an updated version of a food labeling bill that would create a national standard for the voluntary labeling of food containing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
USDAPs Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced more options for farmers who elected the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) or Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion in their crop insurance plans.
The House Agriculture Committee continued its review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) today with a hearing that examined the experiences of organizations that work with individuals needing assistance.
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) today named Sally Rockey as its first executive director. Rockey is currently deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
In anticipation of a close House vote on Trade Promotion Authority, HR 1314, the U.S. Trade Representative is putting on a full court press to let undecided members know that the majority of American agriculture is firmly behind passage of one of President Obama`s key initiativ
With the right tools, farmers can make a profit from their farm`s data, Jason Tatge, CEO and co-founder of FarMobile, a farm data storage company, told members of the American Farm Bureau Federation at the group`s recent convention in San Diego.
The agricultural industry must be more transparent about showing how things work on the farm and in the slaughterhouse, and there are `some practices we`re going to have to change,` said Temple Grandin, a professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University and winner