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5:02 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - Associated Press
House passes bipartisan stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at month’s end White House prevails over Democrats’ complaints that farm bailout is an attempt to buy Trump votes in November, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi secures pandemic-related food aid for impoverished AmericansWhite House negotiators prevail over Democrat complaints that farm bailout is a naked attempt to buy Trump votes in November.
4:22 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Trump now backs higher-ethanol gas at pumps in move to court farm votes before November At least one farm group says gesture doesn’t wipe out a pro-Big Oil presidency to datePresident Donald Trump on Saturday offered a boost to the ethanol industry as he courts farmers and biofuel producers in Midwestern swing states.
12:34 p.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - Associated Press
Once again, wildfires threaten business in California wine country Smoke could taint grapes, further hurt tourism in Sonoma and Napa countiesWith an early harvest already underway, a wildfire a few miles west of John Bucher’s ranch added new urgency to getting his pinot noir grapes off the vine. If flames didn’t do any damage to the delicate fruit, ash and smoke certainly could.
11:18 a.m. Aug. 22, 2020 - By Kirk Maltais
Even with a strong crop this year, U.S. farmers are suffering Many Midwestern states are recording abundant crop yields, but the economic picture for U.S. farmers remains fragileFollowing a growing season last year filled with battering rainfall and bitter trade wars, U.S. farmers hoped 2020 would provide them an opportunity to make up some ground. Instead, the situation has grown worse for many as prices remain depressed.
5:32 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Thousands of chicks shipped to Maine via Postal Service were dead on arrival, complains Democratic lawmaker Rep. Chellie Pingree raises the matters of the dead chicks and losses faced by Maine farmers amid post-office slowdown in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and U.S. Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sonny PerdueAt least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in the recent weeks since rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier’s operations, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said.
6:31 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
Yes, organic food is purer. But is it eco-friendly too? Digging into pesticides, land use, and carbon footprintDigging into pesticides, land use, and carbon footprint
11:32 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Five growing post-COVID industries and where their jobs are A few industries are showing positive signs of recoveryWhich industries are set to grow the most in the post-COVID world? We asked the experts.
1:28 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
Agreement unlikely in U.K. and U.S. trade talks until after 2020 due to coronavirus Senior government officials reportedly said it was unlikely a free trade deal would be made before the end of 2020The U.K. had hoped for a deal in time for 2021, when its transition period with the EU ends, though media reports suggest this is no longer likely.
8:22 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features Former Secretary of State John Kerry and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were co-chairs of the climate-change task forcePresidential candidate Joe Biden has advanced environmental policy recommendations that most analysts find more ambitious than his stance in favor of curbing man-made climate change earlier in his campaign.
6:47 a.m. June 23, 2020 - By Cristina Roca
Nestlé’s KitKat to drop Fairtrade cocoa certification for Rainforest Alliance The news comes at a particularly vulnerable time for the 16,000 small cocoa farmers in Ivory CoastNestlé SA drew criticism on Tuesday after saying it will drop the Fairtrade certification that its famous KitKat candy bars carry in the U.K. and Ireland.
4:46 p.m. June 4, 2020 - Associated Press
EPA must revoke its approval of widely used herbicide, court rules Ruling on Monsanto’s dicamba called ‘massive victory’ for farmers, environmentThe federal government must revoke its approval of a widely used weed killer that has damaged other crops and turned neighbor against neighbor in some farm communities, a federal appeals court in California ruled.
12:58 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Monica Cardoza
Three entrepreneurs who grew a second career from their love of gardening A few tips from three flower farmers if you’re thinking about getting into the businessOne 80-year-old retiree left the oil and gas industry, and now has an 11-acre flower farm.
1:07 p.m. May 20, 2020 - Associated Press
EU wants to reduce pesticides use, promotes organic farming European farmers’ association critical of the move, citing COVID-19 and other factorsThe European Commission unveiled plans Wednesday to protect biodiversity across the 27-nation bloc while building a more sustainable food system, insisting on the need to both reduce the use of pesticides and promote organic farming.
2:07 a.m. May 10, 2020 - By Rupert Steiner
Hedge fund blames U.S. meat processing ‘oligopoly’ for ‘excessive concentration, reduced competition and…a decline in resilience’A portfolio manager at one of world’s leading hedge funds has launched an attack against America’s largest meatpacking companies over their alleged part in breaking the U.S. food supply chain.
6:38 a.m. April 29, 2020 - Associated Press
Battered by floods, U.S. river communities try new remedies Floods in the Missouri, Mississippi and Arkansas river basins caused $20 billion in damage in 2019, the second-wettest year on recordHollywood Beach Road was once such prime real estate that the neighborhood had its own airstrip, enabling well-heeled residents to zip back and forth between homes in nearby St. Louis and weekend cottages on the Meramec River in suburban Arnold, Missouri.
6:55 a.m. April 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Germany hopes for rain to avoid 3rd straight summer drought 2018 drought required an aid package for farmers worth hundreds of millions eurosGermany’s farmers, foresters, and firefighters are eagerly awaiting widespread rain forecast for later this week, as a warm, dry spring has raised fears of a third summer drought in as many years.
12:39 p.m. April 24, 2020 - By William Watts
Meat shortage looms as coronavirus shuts packing plants, leaving farmers with tough choices Producers alter rations to slow growth, ponder euthanizing hogsWhile consumers face the prospect of meat shortages as coronavirus-ravaged packing plants shut down across the country, farmers are bracing for tough choices about what to do with livestock they can’t move to market.
12:32 p.m. April 22, 2020 - By Eric Letsinger
Earth Day: The newest eco warriors are growing your food in America’s heartland Farmers in Iowa are getting paid to implement conservation practices that capture carbon and reduce fertilizer runoffFarmers in Iowa are getting paid to implement conservation practices that capture carbon and reduce fertilizer runoff.
7:01 a.m. April 18, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Shuttered schools, plunging milk demand led to race among dairy farmers to tap small-business rescue program before funding ran out Compeer Financial, a Farm Credit Lender, secured about $125 million of Paycheck Protection Program funds for clientsDairy farmers raced to secure aid under the $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program before it ran out of money Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools across the nation and gutted demand for milk.
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