Aug 8, 2013 American wheat growers are facing stiff competition this year from cheaper crops in Romania and the Ukraine.
Jul 15, 2013 Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Jul 8, 2013 In an effort to get it passed, some in Congress want to split the food-stamps part of the bill from the farm subsidy part.
Jun 13, 2013 A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.
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 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?
May 13, 2013 Lawmakers in the House and Senate begin work on the Farm Bill this week, and SNAP, the food stamp program, is on the agenda