A multidisciplinary team from Cornell University created a new kind of soil assessment‚Äîwith early funding from multiple SARE grants as well as other sources‚Äîand why interest in it is steadily growing, not ju
The right U.S. food and agricultural government policies can improve the health of America's families, economy, farms and the environment, as outlined in recommendations from AGree, which describes itself as an or
A group of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden and involving the University of Colorado Boulder has developed a new, eco-friendly method to produce amm
Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have published a new study that demonstrates that agricultural conservation practices in the upper Mississippi River watershed can reduce
Iowa State University is beginning a state-funded project in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research and Education Council (INREC) to explore how to measure Iowa farmers' progress in reducing nutrients moving
The U. S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today awarded nearly $1 million in grants through the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) to strengthen and explore
A recent study is the first to comprehensively compare survival outcomes in rural and urban cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials. The results cast new light on a stark picture of cancer disparities.
The Iowa Supreme Court will hear a case between the state and environmental groups questioning whether enough is being done to keep farm pollutants and hog manure out of the rivers that provide Iowa's drinking water.
Focusing on sound business practices and management strategies has allowed the Schwerin family of Wood Lake, Minnesota, to build the foundation for a farm that provides opportunities for family members today and for gen
On May 2, the Canadian government announced that it will no longer require livestock trucks to go through certified Canadian truck washes after returning from deliveries in the United States. Find out why producers are
The Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC) announced the formation of a farmer advisory board to assist the coalition in accomplishing its core principle of farmers being in control of the data collected on their operations