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Are Invasive Species Always Bad?

Researchers at Brown University want to emphasize the positive impacts of some non-native species.

Shea Swenson
October 15, 2022
USDA Updates Two Farm Insurance Policies

The agency says the goal is to cover increased farm revenue with less paperwork.

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 12, 2022
Cattle Ranchers On High Alert After Longhorned Tick Found in Missouri

Warming temperatures are creating perfect conditions for the disease-causing pest to spread.

Shea Swenson
October 7, 2022
Up and Down the East Coast, Farmers Work to Rebuild After Hurricanes

Damages from Hurricanes Fiona and Ian are wide-ranging and long-lasting. Now, producers battered by wild... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 6, 2022
Food Inflation Is Eating Up Grocery Budgets

Last month, grocery prices saw the highest increase since 1979.

Shea Swenson
September 29, 2022
New Census of Agriculture to Survey Internet Access, Precision Agriculture and More

The upcoming USDA census will track the changing demographics of farmers across the country.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 22, 2022
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
What Farmers Really Want From the 2023 Farm Bill

We dig into what groups across the country are asking for.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 19, 2022
Drought Takes a Toll on Farmers and Ranchers Across the Country

Producers and crops are feeling the heat.

Shea Swenson
September 15, 2022
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