One of the nation’s largest farm organizations has signed a memorandum of understanding with a student group aimed at minorities interested in the field to encourage participation in agriculture-related careers.
Despite progress on gender diversity and ongoing outreach efforts to the black community, many in agriculture struggle to be more inclusive and racially diverse. Key black leaders explain why more effort is needed.
After witnessing a presidential campaign that was big on bombast and small on concrete policy proposals, many – including ag organizations – wondered what to expect from the Trump administration’s first year in office.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 - Wheat, corn, soybean, dairy, rice and other farmers have been pushing for years to get better access to Cuba’s import market and concern is rising that President Donald Trump may push the two countries further apart.