Chinese state-run media commentaries suggest that people in China can weather the trade tariffs for the sake of national pride.
Plans to negotiate with the European Union and aid plan fall short for farmers.
Minnesota is trying to limit runoff carried by the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.
Farmers want to see reform to the H-2A visas program, that allows foreign agricultural laborers to work legally in the U.S.
They'll need the USDA to roll back protections first. Critics say that will compromise worker safety.
They face U.S. competition and the loss of EU subsidies.
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Average farms are growing and adopting new technologies to make ends meet.
Monsanto’s earning reports beat expectations today. The agricultural giant has enjoyed solid growth over the first half of the year, with operating earnings up more than 50 percent year on year. The company’s planned acquisition by German agricultural giant Bayer…
Facing labor shortages, some farms are increasingly using automation to get work done.
Two industry groups that represent cattle ranchers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They want the USDA to reinstate country-of-origin labeling for beef, because they say consumers want to purchase meat from animals born, raised and…