A report released today that tracks the number of global acres planted each year with biotech crops indicates further growth will depend on smaller countries` willingness to adopt genetically engineered crops and new crop varieties.
With fewer federal resources, private partners are essential to increasing conservation efforts, USDA leaders told conservation experts at the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) 2015 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
While environmental groups are putting pressure on the EPA to rein in agricultural chemical companies on the production and use of neonicotinoids, agricultural entities are encouraging government agencies to work with beekeepers in providing access to federal- and state-owned land with
The National Young Farmers Coalition announced the introduction of a bill in the House today that would encourage young people to take up farming as a career by reducing the burden of their federally backed college loans.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization that recently categorized the herbicide glyphosate as probably carcinogenic to humans, plans to release its reviews of more pesticides used in agriculture this month.
Almost three years after his appointed advisory committee completed extensive studies and a report on coexistence, it appears the issue is still creating heartburn for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Infighting between biotech and organic production is harming consumer perception and th
The House Agriculture Committee hosted a panel Tuesday that included food manufacturers and farmers who criticized state-by-state laws that mandate labels on foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and supported legislation that would create a voluntary, national