Foreign countries are facing a ban on farm purchases in the United States after the house committee voted to update the USDA-FDA funding bill.
Global retailer Costco’s poultry facilities are facing legal firepower from company stakeholders following an animal rights group’s undercover investigation. While the poultry industry faces major inflation costs, the major wholesale brand has held their decade-long $4.99 rotisserie chicken prices steady following the 2019 opening of their plant in Fremont, Nebraska.
Farmers are now facing fertilizer price hikes and shortages after a ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce, threatening their ability to farm. This week, the Department issued a determination after a period of investigation suggesting that urea ammonium nitrate fertilizer that was exported to the United States was sold under value. While concerning, tariffs […]
Pollinator Week runs June 20 to 26, celebrating the contributions pollinators make to our food and ecosystems. Pollinators are more than just bees, and altogether, they contribute between $235 billion and $577 billion annually to global food production. Farmers have long known that agriculture and nature are intensely interconnected — in fact, more than one-third […]
U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla of California is introducing a bill that would extend overtime pay to agricultural workers.
Out of over 300 applying students, 15 recipients of GROWMARK Foundation scholarships winners have been chosen across North America. Agricultural education is integral to the future success of the industry. Companies like GROWMARK offer opportunities for students to offset the cost of tuition with scholarship programs. For the sixth year in a row, GROWMARK awarded […]
Did that Holstein cow really sell for nearly two million dollars? And why? Yes, she did — S-S-I Doc Have Not 8784-ET also known as “Doc” sold on June 11 at the Summer Selections II Sale in Wisconsin. The four-year-old Holstein cow, is not only good-looking but combines some of the best genomics in the […]
Cargill is promoting positive youth development with a renewed partnership with Canadian 4-H, investing over $450,000 into the program by 2024. The funding will focus on supporting programs across the board — from grassroots to provincial and national 4-H events and programs. Another $90,000 will directly support provincial 4-H organizations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and […]