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A farmer in Georgia who has lost an estimated $2.2 million worth of pasture-raised chickens to bald eagle attacks has won a restitution case as determined by a branch of the U.S. Department of Agricul

Smithfield Foods has closed it’s Tar Heel, N.C., pork plant for Thursday and Friday due to Hurricane Florence.Despite being downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 200 mph, officials warn

In 2022, the curtain will close on the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in New York and the doors will open on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kansas. The $1.25 billio

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will host a joint public meeting on Oct. 23-24 to address concerns about cell cultured meat also known as “lab-g

Nearly half a million more cattle were added to feedlots since August last year.According to the latest USDA Cattle on Feed report, the 4.6% increase in the Aug. 1 inventory resulted in 11,093,000 cat

In their August Crop Production report on Friday, USDA said they anticipate the national average corn yield to be 178.4 bu. per acre, and the national average soybean yield to be 51.6 bu. per acre. Fa

A debate on which regulatory agency should enforce fake meat products is being had by two cattlemen’s groups as lab-grown “meat” is still being developed.At issue between the National Cattlemen'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a $12 billion program to help farmers who are currently bearing the brunt of President Trump’s trade tactics. “Today were formally announcing that the

Producers impacted by wildfires and hurricanes in 2017 are eligible for monetary assistance to rebuild and recover on their farms through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA).A program known

Last week, several major news outlets reporting that during recent trade talks in Beijing, China proposed to buy roughly $70 billion worth of U.S. ag and energy products if the United States lifts its