May 30, 2013 Wheat farmers in the Pacific Northwest wait for more news on unapproved genetically engineered wheat discovered in Oregon.
May 15, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hopes organic farming will help financially strapped small-scale farmers.
May 13, 2013 The Supreme Court ruling protects a company that controls 90 percent of the expanding soybean production in the U.S. and Latin America; what has followed from Monsanto’s dominance?
Apr 29, 2013 The vote, which will restrict the use of certain types of pesticides for two years unless decisive new information becomes available, is an effort to protect the dwindling honeybee population.
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Apr 4, 2013 Corn prices are tanking amid stuffed silos and plans for the country’s biggest planting in decades.
Mar 11, 2013 Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Feb 15, 2013 On paper, Omaha looks like a pretty great place to live: It's consistently rated one of the most affordable cities in the country. Why is it doing so well?
Feb 7, 2013 As President Obama meets with Congress today to discuss immigration policy, the U.S. agriculture industry looks on with hopes for reform.
Dec 4, 2012 Nurseries spend a lot of effort moving potted plants and trees from one place to another. Robots may replace low-paying, seasonal, grueling work.