American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and National Farmers Union leader Roger Johnson joined ranks on stage at NFU’s annual convention Sunday to build awareness of AFBF and NFU's joint campaign, Farm Town Strong (FTS), against opioid addiction in rural America.
USDA disaster aid programs are becoming more fleet of foot, owing in good part to Congress’ incremental moves in recent years away from ad hoc assistance and toward putting emergency aid programs into permanent law.
Americans are easily riled about genetically modifying crops, even though they know little about the science. So, what about consumer understanding of a new and much different approach to precision breeding called gene editing?
Continued Republican control of the Senate after this fall's elections is virtually assured by an abundance of races in Republican-leaning rural states, according to one of the Cook Political Report's top analysts.