Agricultural practices have the potential to address climate change by sequestering carbon, witnesses told a House subcommittee Thursday at a hearing focused on regenerative agriculture and ag technology.
Trade remains the top concern for American agriculture heading into 2020, with looming uncertainty about whether the Chinese will make promised increases in commodity purchases, and whether President Donald Trump will provide another round of trade assistance to U.S. producers.
A new USDA honeybee research lab has opened at UC Davis. USDA's Agricultural Research Service says the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility will focus on developing technology to improve colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors.
Federal rules for disclosing biotech food ingredients officially start taking effect Wednesday, but manufacturers and retailers don’t have enough information yet from USDA on how to comply with the regulations, say industry officials.
In 2019, the attention of farm country was keenly focused on international trade developments, and the Trump administration’s efforts to lessen their blow on producers, according to an analysis of Agri-Pulse's website traffic throughout the year.