The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service is conducting the 2016 Certified Organic Survey, a yearly census taken to gather new data on certified crops and livestock commodities
The Organic Farming Research Foundation has received a grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency designed to promote the use of the agency's programs and services among organic farmers
Promising a new era in consumer awareness of the U.S. Department of Agriculture organic seal, backers of the proposed organic research and promotion order say it could raise more than $30 million a year for research, tec
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
If the industry can learn how Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus arrived in the U.S., perhaps it can keep other diseases from having the same impact. Dr. Scott Dee's research is a strong step forward in that battle.