President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.
Passage of the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 519) would help farmers and ranchers more efficiently operate mutual ditch, irrigation and water companies, according to the American Farm Bureau Federat
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has caused extensive economic losses to pig producers in many countries. It was recently introduced, for the first time, into North America and outbreaks have occurred again in mul
As a kid, University of Illinois neuroscience doctoral student Austin Mudd, was already interested in science. It was his favorite class to go to and the only homework he really wanted to do, he says.
He didn’t know b
Yoder Meats’ cured bacon wrapped pork loin entry earned them the Most Innovative Pork Award at the 2017 Kansas Meat Processors Association Meat Product Show in April.
The $250 award is sponsored by the Kansas Pork As
Corn growers facing replanting decisions because of flooding and saturated soils have time to safely plant corn through the end of May and even into early June.
That is the advice from University of Missouri Extension a
Brazilian food processor BRF SA on Thursday reported a net loss of 286 million reais ($91 million) in the first quarter as net operating revenue fell on a combination of lower prices and production volumes, it said in a
U.S. pork producers saw near-record exports in March, and China’s buying is expected to remain strong as the Asian nation moves pork facilities away from bodies of water to limit pollution, says Craig VanDyke, Top Thi
The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has selected childhood agricultural injury prevention leader Barbara Lee, Ph.D., as the recipient of its 2017 Outstanding Researcher Award.
Dr. Lee is director of the Nation
A Mexican delegation of government and private sector representatives is in talks with Brazilian counterparts to close new supply deals of corn, soy and rice and reduce dependence on U.S. trade, members of the delegatio
At a press conference overlooking the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue outlined organizational changes currently underway at USDA.
Speaking at Consolidated Grain and Barge, Perdue highli
A Farm Bureau-backed bill that would make much-needed changes to the federal rulemaking process could be considered by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in the next few weeks.
Heavy rain saturated swaths of farmland across the state in recent weeks, compelling significant numbers of farmers to reorder seeds or take measures to help their newly planted corn or soybeans prosper.
Even many farme