It's fruit harvesting and processing time in the Pacific Northwest and workers are getting PPE, but still pressing for union rights.
One Minnesota program offers free mental health care through the state agriculture department.
Maintaining social distance at these COVID-19 hot spots is not easy.
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.
The market for organic food passed the $40 billion mark in the U.S. last year. As bigger companies get into the organics game, and more imported organic food lands in the U.S., more questions arise for USDA certifiers.
With Hurricane Irma on the way, farmers from Florida on up the coast to the Carolinas are on alert. More cotton crops are threatened, and the price of orange juice futures is already up. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Postville's recovery has been slow after hundreds of workers were arrested and virtually disappeared over night.
An oversupply of eggs is driving down prices to record low levels. But what cheers shoppers isn’t always good for farmers. Many producers are just recovering from a devastating bird flu outbreak that struck two years ago. And this is one more hassle to deal with. Click the audio player above to hear the full […]