- USDA Retains Country of Origin Labeling Requirement
USDA complies with World Trade Organization requirements but keeps COOL requirements
- Storms, Rains Lend A Little Drought Relief
Rains across the Plains provide a bit of drought relief while stalling planting progress in the Midwest moving eastward.
- Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Immigration Reform Bill
After five markup sessions and consideration of more than 200 amendments, the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares immigration bill for floor time
- Genomics Research May Make Bull Selection Easier
Researchers at Cornell University employ new technique to improve quality of milk and meat through easier breeding selection
- Are Farmland Prices Headed Towards A Plateau?
Economists say cropland price appreciation is slowing, but declining crop prices could be primary driver behind land values
- Livestock Industry Ready for 'Comprehensive' FTA with EU
Coalition of ag organizations says previous talks through Trans-Pacific Partnership should be used as model for EU agreement
- St. Louis Fed Finds Q1 Farm Income Higher Than Expected
Lenders worry weak economy and high input costs will be biggest hurdle
- Ag Interests React To House Farm Bill
Ag, energy and conservation groups have generally positive feedback for House Ag Committee, though for some groups aspects of the bill don't meet muster
- 2013 Farm Progress Show To Feature Chris Cagle Concert
Country music star Chris Cagle will perform in concert Aug. 28 on the Farm Progress Show stage in Decatur, Ill.
- Drought Monitor Reflects Few Improvements
Few significant improvements appear on Drought Monitor, but spotty showers bring short term relief