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USDA to shift some inspector tasks to pork plant workers - in everything but name
14 hours 35 min ago
May 22, 2019
Floodwaters surround corn sitting under a collapsed grain bins in this aerial photograph over Pacific Junction, Iowa, on March 23, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.play button
Bad weather and Trump's trade war spawn U.S. farmer quandary
May 22, 2019 - 12:04pm
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 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
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo
Deadline extended for USDA tariff-relief program
May 4, 2019 - 4:52pm
A new web-based tool that will help dairy farmers make decisions on whether to participate in the federal dairy program is now available (Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo)
Tool helps farmers evaluate Dairy Margin Coverage
May 4, 2019 - 3:51pm
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 27, 2019
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Kami Schoenfeld, shown in this 2017 file photo, received a $11,340 grant for a research project to determine potential savings by having sheep graze in upper Midwest vineyards to control vegetation.
Schoenfeld receives sustainable agriculture grant
April 27, 2019 - 10:00am
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
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
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