National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson is calling on members of Congress not to attach additional clauses to appropriations bills.
National Biodiesel Board leaders are calling on EPA to reconsider their recent decision allowing Argentinian biodiesel imports into the United States under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
The 2015 South Dakota Legislative session ended on Monday with lawmakers wrapping up business and considering vetoes issued by the Governor.
Tuesday, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is providing $ 332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement program.
Nebraska Cattlemen Association members are supporting LB 106, the Livestock Operation and Siting Expansion Act.
The USDA Acreage and Quarterly Stocks Report contained a few surprises. The agency estimated corn acreage at 89.2 million acres…
The proposed merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods isn’t a concern for local dairy industry representatives. Agropur of Hull, Iowa…
Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Rand Paul of Kentucky have introduced the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act.
Dunkin Brands is the latest restaurant company to call for improved animal welfare standards.
Opponents to North Dakota’s new corporate farming law change are working to take the issue to the voters.
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley who chairs the National Attorney General’s Association has joined 18 of his colleagues in writing EPA asking them to withdraw their proposed Greenhouse Gas rule.
More than 500 people attended the open house for a new 52-hundred head sow facility near Brookings, South Dakota on…
Friday’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report confirmed industry expansion, but didn’t show as big an increase in the breeding herd…
Several Farmers Union leaders had an opportunity to have an audience with POPE Francis and meet with some Cardinals as well as with rural Italian groups recently.
Corn grower groups and most farmers are breathing a sigh of relief following action last week by the Senate during their budget resolution process.
Friday, the White House released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by the federal government to combat the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has extended the Farm program sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage until April 7.
This week Morrill County Farm Bureau President Jeff Metz who farms and ranches in the Nebraska panhandle testified in front of the Senate Ag Committee.
The South Dakota Animal industry Board is investigating the death of two replacement heifers from a cattle herd in Stanley County.
This week Iowa pork producer John Weber, President Elect of the National Pork Producers Council testified in front of a House Ag Subcommittee.