House Democrats are proposing a sweeping plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions that calls for major increases in land retirement as well as conservation incentives on working lands to keep carbon in the soil.
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will extend several school lunch and nutrition program waivers already in effect into the new school year, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue announced Thursday in a release.
California’s produce farmers and processors are confused and concerned by a raft of letters from Chinese importers, demanding they provide guarantees in writing that their fruit and vegetables present no risk of spreading COVID-19, something that is not considered a threat by U.S. or international health agencies.
China is reaching out to processors of meat, seafood and other food around the globe, asking them to provide proof of “mitigation efforts” to keep facilities free of COVID-19, industry and government sources tell Agri-Pulse.
The Agriculture Department has a crucial role to play in developing agricultural carbon markets by ensuring the credits are legitimate and making it as easy as possible for farmers to participate, senators were told Wednesday.
The University of California, Riverside won a $10 million grant to develop artificial intelligence that will increase the environmental and economic stability of agriculture in the Western U.S. and train future researchers.