The General Accounting Office contends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's progress in promulgating a new rule for genetically engineered crops has difficulties to overcome. Until a rule is finalized, USDA will continu
Farmers taking advantage of the new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans might be able to buy the seed, but the European Union's (EU) lack of import approval could mean they have nowhere to sell the beans at harvest. So
A $2.1 million grant will help Iowa State University plant scientists to study how corn responds to environmental stress at the genetic level. The three-year grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, could set
The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
Small ag startups just got the chance to make it big. According to The New York Times, major seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta are backing a new effort dedicated to speeding the development of crop technology.
As we celebrate National Pork Month, follow along with Tim Schwartz, a Minnesota pork producer, as he takes two “foodies,” Jeromy and Kat, to learn more about cooking pork, meat preparation and farm production.
Billboards in 191 locations in 35 cities in 13 states went up on Earth Day and will be up through Mother's Day claiming organically grown food is the only wholesome food to eat. The billboard message reads "
NPPC is raising awareness for its position on alternative protein labeling. Jim Monroe, NPPC assistant vice president of communications, says the industry welcomes competition as long as it’s on a level playing field.
Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical partner in food supply – soil.