'I had no input in the budget' -- Perdue
President Trump's pick for Agriculture secretary, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, today said he had no role in the Trump administration's proposal to cut agriculture programs by more than a fifth in the next fiscal year.
Trump's bid to cut conservation yields business opportunity
For a Minnesota farm cooperative best known for its butter labels, the Trump administration's planned funding cut for farmland conservation offers a business opportunity.
House committee taps new aides
House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conway (R-Texas) has appointed two new staff members, he announced yesterday afternoon.
Beef consumption declines and so do emissions — report
Declining meat consumption in the United States has cut as much pollution related to climate change as taking tens of millions of cars off the road, according to a study by an environmental group.
Groups sue EPA to stop weedkiller's use on resistant crops
Anti-pesticide groups and two farm organizations sued U.S. EPA today to bar the use of Dow AgroSciences' weedkiller Enlist Duo on resistant crops developed by the company.