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
Consumers used to want farmers to be local, healthy or safe, but a new word is topping the chart this year, according to a new global study by Cargill. In a word, consumers want farmers to be sustainable.
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
Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till field practices to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is sharing recommendations
Tornadoes hit central Indiana Wednesday afternoon, flattening fields and damaging buildings. As of 5:50 pm EST, the Indianapolis office of the National Weather Service had issued four tornado warnings, and had declared