U.S. Farming and Agriculture News

U.S. Farming and Agriculture News

US Farming News

marijuana field

0 1525
Is Marijuana making the California drought worse? California continues its struggle against crippling drought-everyone is looking for someone or something to blame. The latest "villain"...
grain elevators

0 1703
From wheat to rice to beans, US agriculture has big appetite for expanded trade with Cuba U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade...
fresh blueberries in a bucket

0 1750
Business booming for berry growers KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Berries, which started out as a hobby for Brian Olson and his wife Laurie Olson,...
christmas tree farm

0 1525
Shoppers at Whole Foods know which cucumbers are organic and which are locally grown. They can choose grass-fed beef and eggs with a variety...
field of corn at dusk

0 1015
The US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced $9.7 million in grants to 62 community-based and non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to...
colorful bee hives

0 1998
Canadian farmers may need to follow the lead of producers in North Dakota if they want to preserve their right to use modern agricultural...
thanksgiving dinner on table

0 1056
Agriculture Officials Encourage Shopping Local For Thanksgiving Meals As Massachusetts residents plan their Thanksgiving Day menus, state agriculture officials are asking that they consider buying...

0 890
Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably won't...
golden wheat field

0 1376
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat. No...
dry soybeans in field

0 923
Low Crop Prices to Weigh on North American Farmers' Bottom Lines-BMO Economics TORONTO, ONTARIO and CHICAGO, ILLINOIS North American farmers are facing the lowest crop prices...
potato plants in field

0 1343
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of a potato that is genetically modified to resist bruising and to produce less of...
wine trails of west virginia

0 932
honey bees on honeycomb

0 2866
The Honey Bee...
field of pumpkins

0 876
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia agriculture officials say the state's pumpkin growers are reporting an abundant crop this year. To promote the important crop,...

0 1592
As the market for legal weed has blossomed in some states, so too has the use of rat poison on pot farms deep in...
tractor in front of red barn

0 2251
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Forward thinking is what makes Basecamp Networks stand out from the rest. Basecamp Network's mantra of "Changing...
tomatoes at market

0 939
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday it is dedicating more than $52 million to funding five grant programs to boost the nation’s organic...

0 2117
ST. LEO, Kan. (AP) - The sign that graces the entrance of Kevin and Mary Ford's farmhouse ushers visitors inside: "Let all guests be...
apples on tree

0 1461
WASHINGTON — With the harvest underway, Jon Alegria figures he'll pack more than 400 million apples from this year's crop by mid-November, relying on...
Chicken Antibiotics

0 3435
(Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for action to rein in antibiotic use in livestock in response to a Reuters investigation showing how...
farmland in oklahoma

0 1000
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Weather researchers are developing a new tool that they say could give Oklahoma farmers and ranchers as much as a...
cotton in field

0 1857
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Cotton and peanut farmers in Alabama's Wiregrass region are hoping for rain to boost their yields. Agronomist Brandon Dillard told...
peaches in baskets

0 1186
DETROIT (AP) - Michigan peach farmers are harvesting a significantly smaller crop than usual this year after an especially severe winter. The Detroit Free...
monarch butterfly on milkweed

0 896
Monarch butterflies could disappear from North America unless more is done to protect their rapidly vanishing habitats, conservation groups told the Obama administration in...
line of railway cars

0 1187
North Dakota farmers have a big Big Oil problem. And by big Big Oil problem, I mean oil being transported by rail taking precedence...
corn ready for harvest

0 4476
U.S. Corn futures fall in 3rd straight session U.S. corn futures fell for the third consecutive session on Wednesday, amid expectations of record yields...
oranges on a tree

0 3231
Orange trees burning down to the ground in Florida is the newest and most recently concerning sight for the $9 billion industry, as farmers...
picture of drought

0 1213
The drought-stricken U.S. West is guzzling so much groundwater that the Earth’s crust is starting to “rise up like an uncoiled spring," California scientists...
curious cow

0 1585
PULLMAN, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livestock manure is a nutrient-packed resource that should not be categorized, classified or regulated in the same...
irrigation equipment in dry field

0 1109
New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought About 60% Of California Faces An "Exceptional Drought" Rosalie Murphy, JPL Earth Science and Technology Directorate About 60...
red barn with cows

0 1066
Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere August 16, 2014 by John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics Easy Money Will Lead to Bubbles Excess Liquidity Creating Bubbles Humans Never...
a foot covered in algae

0 2406
Toxic Algae in Lake Erie Caused by Fertilizer and Manure Runoff 'This Could Happen Anywhere': The Toledo Syndrome On the shores of Lake Erie, the...
hybrid rice

0 2397
Statistical Model Predicts Performance Of Hybrid Rice UC Riverside-led research could revolutionize hybrid breeding in agriculture Iqbal Pittalwala, University of California, Riverside UC Riverside-led research...
john deere hat

0 1726
Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories Plants impacted are in Moline and East Moline, Illinois; Ankeny, Iowa; and Coffeyville, Kansas
combine unloading grain

0 767
Two of America's food giants commit to fighting climate change Kellogg's and General Mills have made some industry-leading promises to reduce harmful greenhouse emissions. ...
john deere tractors lined up

0 734
Deere profit falls, cuts forecast
farmer inspecting corn

0 2262
Farmers worry over forecasts of another strong corn harvest
hydroponic plants

0 4875
Future Of Urban Farming Takes Root
daisy and a glass of milk

0 772
Califarmia - The Land of Milk and Sunny New California Milk Advisory Board Website Takes Consumers To "Califarmia," The Land Of Milk And Sunny ...
empty farmers market

0 668
Farmers markets struggle for limited supply of farmers

0 733
Biogas from Farms Could Power 1 Million American Homes
cattle in pasture

0 712
Cargill to close Milwaukee beef harvest facility; diminished cattle supply cited
desalination plant

0 674
Desalination Looking More Appealing For California //