The leaders of USDAðs research agencies told lawmakers on the House Agriculture Appropriations panel Wednesday why federal investment in agricultural research is critical to protecting the national food system and supporting American producers.
At an event on Monday, on the eve of Ag Day, Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant moderated a panel which discussed just how important telling agricultureðs ðsustainability storyð is to rebuilding a relationship of trust with todayðs consumers
Members of the Senate Small Business Committee expressed concerns at a recent hearing that government regulators may be moving too slowly in crafting rules for the commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), harming agriculture and other industries that see vast potential for dr
Pew Charitable Trusts released a scathing report Tuesday on a USDA system designed to identify environmental contaminants, veterinary drugs, and pesticides in livestock and poultry that produce food for human consumption.
A diverse group of conservationists and sportsmen came to Washington, D.C., last week to sell a $1.3 billion funding plan they say will help states bolster wildlife populations and avoid expensive Endangered Species Act listings.
We ve all seen them in the supermarket. They appear on just about every food package, making promises to consumers. The words sustainable and sustainability, like the terms natural or simple, are increasingly being used to ma
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman joined senators from the two top poultry producing states and the president of the National Chicken Council Wednesday to announce that after 15-years of unwarranted trade barriers, U.S. poultry has arrived in South Africa.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack used his address this week to the 2016 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference to sharply criticize GOP lawmakers who are rallying behind drug testing for Americans who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.