Jun 28, 2013 The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.
Jun 11, 2013 Tucked into the farm bill is language that would add means testing to the federally subsidized crop insurance program.
May 31, 2013 An orange grower in Florida is not exactly celebrating high orange prices.
May 27, 2013 Some companies who sell to the U.S. now prefer Mexico to China as a manufacturing base. Rising Chinese labor costs are part of the reason. Mexico's proximity to the U.S. is another.
May 15, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hopes organic farming will help financially strapped small-scale farmers.
May 13, 2013 The Bangladesh government makes it easier for garment workers to join trade unions. But will that spark the change factor workers are hoping for?
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?
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
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.
Apr 24, 2013 A building housing several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh earlier today. At least 87 people are dead and many others are thought to be trapped in the rubble.