Six states and the District of Columbia have sued the Department of Agriculture, accusing the federal agency of weakening nutritional standards in school meals.
Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar expressed support Saturday for strengthening antitrust laws and enforcement to break up big agriculture monopolies.
Group of farmers, investors and business owners converged on Music Man Square for Ag Ventures Alliance meeting
Fiddlehead Coffee Co. hired a James Beard Award winning chef onto their team. They plan to show the Med City what sustainable and healthy foods look, and taste like.
The weather has been hard for the state's $13.6 billion livestock industry, which leads the nation in pig and egg production.
Farmers already reeling from low prices and uncertainty amid the nation's trade dispute with China are welcoming a decision to extend a deadline for federal aid because of the partial government shutdown.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it must delay the release of key crop reports due to the partial government shutdown.
With more warmer and rainy conditions forecasted, farmers may have to change practices
They will be inspecting trees from November 1st through December 31st.
With corn and beans needing to be harvested, around 20-25 farmers from the area showed up to finish the job this week in Cerro Gordo County.
“We would much rather be out there combining beans and corn,” Renner said.
Delaying harvest season is causing real stress for area farmers.
Vote scheduled for the Golden Plains project tabled to next week's meeting