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May 17, 2019
A grain silo at the Kokomo Grain Co. Inc. transloading facility in Edinburgh, Ind., on March 28, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Trump's trade war aid to farmers risks worsening crop stockpiles
May 17, 2019 - 11:21am
May 13, 2019
Soybeans are dumped from a combine on one of the fields of the Knopf Family Farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 2, 2018. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Hedge funds vindicated by trade war twists that sank soybeans
May 13, 2019 - 10:16am
May 8, 2019
Captive whitetail deer group together Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield, Minn., and west of Upper Mission Lake. The deer were euthanized in April and seven tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
7 deer test positive for CWD at Merrifield deer farm
May 8, 2019 - 1:11pm
May 6, 2019
A photo of Fargo's 1897 flood from the USDA's report on Red River flooding, a 1922 document that suggested a diversion on the Wild Rice River and clearing the Red's channel of trees and debris from Wahpeton, N.D., to Canada.
McFeely: A century ago, a call for a diversion to stop Red River flooding
May 6, 2019 - 7:03pm
May 5, 2019
A worker sweeps out a pen at a pig farm in Langfang, Hebei province, China, on April 1, 2019.    Bloomberg photo by Gilles Sabrie.play button
Pig 'ebola' virus sends shock waves through global food chain
May 5, 2019 - 6:00am
May 4, 2019
Ted and George Wishon and other ranchers are mounting a long-shot bid to persuade lawmakers to write labeling requirements into legislation to implement the Trump administration's North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico.  Photo for The Washington Post by Michael Hanson
'America First' may be last hope for these cattle ranchers
May 4, 2019 - 11:24am
April 25, 2019
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, left, and President Donald Trump at a signing ceremony for the farm bill -- H.R. 2, the "Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018" -- in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Dec. 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.  Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump administration to move USDA research divisions despite concerns
April 25, 2019 - 10:29am
April 17, 2019
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Consumers are buying contaminated meat, doctors' group says
April 17, 2019 - 4:25pm
April 12, 2019
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
More black US farmers, but fewer own land or earn top income
April 12, 2019 - 12:12pm
April 9, 2019
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, left, makes a point as Clint Fall, CEO of First District Association in Litchfield, listens during a meeting Friday with ag lenders in Litchfield.  Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
'Dire' times for dairy: Smith, Peterson urge speedy rollout of new dairy insurance program
April 9, 2019 - 4:29pm
March 12, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
3 Minnesota sites still in running for new home of USDA agencies; sites in Dakotas eliminated
March 12, 2019 - 3:48pm
President Donald Trump attends a meeting Thursday in the Oval Office at the White House. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump to Farmers: 'LOVE YOU!' But I still want to cut your subsidies
March 12, 2019 - 9:54am
February 9, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin, but House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson called it "a miracle." Michelle Rook/ Forum News Service
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
February 9, 2019 - 5:10pm
February 1, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on July 28, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Pablo E. Piovano.
USDA's SNAP decision means there will be a gap in food assistance program
February 1, 2019 - 12:13pm
January 8, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA enacts plan for MFP extension due to government shutdown
January 8, 2019 - 5:33pm
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