The jury found Monsanto and BASF engaged in a “conspiracy to create an ecological disaster to increase profits,” among other counts of negligence.Read More...
The bulk of the proposed cuts target nutrition and food security programs. Farm, conservation, and rural development are also on the block.
German agribusinesses Bayer and BASF have blamed weather and human mistakes for the damage the weed killer has caused to nearby crops.
Four months after the 2019 flood, a jon boat can be just as useful as a tractor for Richard Aulner. His South Dakota farm still has vast sections under water. “One inch of rain, and we could be back in the same boat we were in before,” he…
What do you call four corporations in a basement? Eighty-five percent of the meat market. Sonny Perdue jokes about whiny farmers, but there’s nothing funny about how a few corporations control prices for both consumers and farmers.
Researchers believe rural America may be the key to some of the most effective climate change mitigation practices. Among the proposed initiatives are increasing soil health and sequestering carbon, renewable energy and energy efficiency…
Taxes on farmland bear little to no relationship to productivity and other economic measurements. Farmers in Nebraska, which ranks third in farmland tax revenue nationally, push back.
Residents who are trying to rebuild months after the 2019 Missouri floods find themselves between limestone rocks and a hard place. But for the Army Corps, everything went according to plan.
Senator Cory Booker, a Democratic candidate for president, has introduced a bill to limit factory-style livestock production, enforce antitrust rules, and prevent foreign meat from being labeled “Made in the USA.”