A nationwide survey supported by top ag and food groups released Tuesday shows over 50% of consumers haven’t heard of gene editing but are willing to pay premium prices once they understand its benefits to animal welfare and the environment.
The Department of Agriculture is asking for comments on a proposed rule announced Thursday that USDA says would strengthen state training and employment resources by helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program enrollees move toward jobs.
Lori and Jonathan Sallet own an organic farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, preserved under an agricultural conservation easement. In this opinion piece, they share their thoughts on how agriculture and rural broadband can work together to solve climate change.
Seven in 10 voters are more likely to support candidates running for office if they support efforts to bolster the economy of rural America and prepare students for careers in manufacturing, according to a new nationwide poll.
A bill to expand the H-2A farm worker visa program and provide legal status to existing agricultural employees is headed to the House floor despite strong opposition from Republicans who derided it as a “massive amnesty” measure.
Senate Republicans want to advance a fiscal 2020 domestic spending package as soon as this week that would include funding for departments and agencies critical to agriculture and the food industry. Meanwhile, House Democrats are closer to a deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement