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Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continue to climb.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently published in the April 30 Federal Register a Notice of Solicitation for Nominations for its Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers for two-year membership terms.
Warmer temperatures and dry skies across growing areas of the U.S. have allowed farmers to make huge gains in seeding activities -- although the haste to plant may not necessarily produce the best crop.
A recent study by Michigan State University scientists showed that blueberry growers who plant wildflowers near their fields see an increase in their yields.
If you talk to someone in agriculture long enough, the size of a nearby farm is bound to come up.
Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from, due to new federal labeling rules that went into effect Thursday.
A Canada-U.S. trade war is apparently looming as Ottawa threatens "retaliatory measures" against the United States in a continuing dispute over meat labelling.
USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Doug O'Brien and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker met Monday to sign an agreement to study the feasibility of bringing commercial scale meat processing to northeast Oklahoma.
The law firm representing black farmers in a major discrimination case against the U.S. government has brought on some K Street help.
A bacteria-like pest of apple trees across Europe has appeared for the first time in North America in an orchard now under federal quarantine in Nova Scotia.
French wheat exporters face tougher competition from the Black Sea this year as crops in Russia and Ukraine recover from drought, erasing the premium paid for Paris-traded futures over the global benchmark in Chicago .
During the first week of June, leaders of American Agri-Women from across the country will be in the nation's capital for the organization's annual Washington D.C. Fly-In. The 20th Annual Symposium will take place at the National Press Club the morning of Monday, June 3rd.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures climbed to a 9-1/2-month high on Wednesday as fund buying lifted nearby trading months beyond a key technical resistance level, said analysts and traders.
SYNGENTA: GLOBAL MARKETPLACE IS IMPORTING, EXPORTING MORE PESTS May 23, 2013 Source: Syngenta news release In addition to trading more goods and services between continents, a growing global marketplace is also importing and exporting more pests.
Exporters of Canadian meat and livestock are waiting to see exactly how the U.S. government will wind up not complying with international trade law on its regulations for mandatory country-of-origin labeling .