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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to keep open 250 offices nationwide that help farmers.
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Officials are trying to ramp up a federally funded program that provides lunch to Nevada students when school isn't in session.
Texas agriculture officials estimate that cotton producers will plant more acres of the fluffy fiber this year as prices are increasing.
A former farmer who was injured in a hay baling accident more than 35 years ago is using his experience to help others.
The state had more pre-1960 barns per square mile than any other state in 2007, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture census.
The windy plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation's effort to harness clean energy, but a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity eastward is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don't want high-power transmission lines on their land.
Things are looking up. The barograph reading, over the last week, has been recording a pressure consistently higher than any since Christmas.
AN OXFORDSHIRE teenager curious about the effects of Fairtrade on the people it is aiming to help went to see for herself.
Thirty-six-hundred! Thirty-seven? Thirty-seven-hundred! Will ya' give thirty-eight? Last call! Sold! Three-thousand-seven-hundred-dollars! UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP.
If the beautiful sunny weather last weekend, and the blooming daffodils, weren't enough to confirm spring has arrived, then the arrival of our first lambs is an even better indication.
A revolutionary University of Colorado Boulder toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation will be unveiled in India this month.
U.S. farmers this week finalized their crop insurance plans for spring planting with critics of the government-subsidized program saying insurers are set up for a bonanza after passage of the new five-year farm bill last month.
Yellow flowers stand out in a field of canola as dark clouds blot out the sky behind grain silos near Langdon, Alta.
The Lea family has worked the fertile soil of the San Mateo County coast for nearly a century, but the farming clan had never owned any land -- until now.
Two U.S. senators urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to approve disaster assistance for small pork producers affected by a deadly virus that has killed more than four million pigs across the United States in the past year.
Michigan corn growers will be able to vote on whether to double the assessment on their crop to support a program that promotes their industry.