Schools have sharply increased their purchases of locally produced foods in recent years while also taking other measures to reduce food waste and encourage kids to eat more healthful products, including installing school gardens.
U.S. consumers are putting more trust in government agencies when it comes to food and nutrition information. That’s according to the latest survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 – With the farm economy stuck in a multiyear funk, Iowa soybean producers see trade as one of the big opportunities for improving their economic situation. More than a third of farmers surveyed by Agri-Pulse said passing new trade agreements is the most important national issue affecting the profitability of their farm.
DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2017 - Cotton growers are expected to increase plantings by more than 9 percent, a survey shows, and the House Agriculture Committee chairman assures the industry the next farm bill will add price supports for the crop.