- Senate passes authorization for industrial hemp Updated: Feb-11-16 10:21 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington Senate has passed a bill that would allow people to grow industrial hemp as an agricultural product, but only as part of a research program.
- NY Senate Republicans seek greater agricultural research Updated: Feb-09-16 4:30 pm
ALBANY, New York - Republican lawmakers in the New York state Senate say they want to increase spending on agricultural research and do more to support farms.
- Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients.
- Southern Indiana facility brings farm education to students Updated: Feb-01-16 8:25 am
SEYMOUR, Indiana - In 1948, the U.S. War Assets Administration donated 220 acres of land near the former Freeman Army Airfield to Seymour Community School Corp.
- Researchers say drones help detect potato diseases Updated: Jan-25-16 1:28 pm
POCATELLO, Idaho - Researchers in Idaho have found a way to use drones to detect diseased potato plants.
- Feds giving UMaine grant to study potatoes, grains Updated: Jan-23-16 9:13 am
- NDSU researcher working to solve soybean yield mystery Updated: Jan-22-16 7:43 am
WILLISTON, North Dakota - A North Dakota State University official is investigating why research plots are producing more soybeans than average farm yields of the crop.
- Maine lawmakers to debate changing GMO label laws Updated: Jan-21-16 4:37 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine leaders will debate the possibility of changing the state's law regarding food grown with the use of genetically modified organisms.
- Officials: Animal health lab upgrades would protect industry Updated: Jan-17-16 10:34 am
Due in part to the avian influenza virus that led to the death of millions of turkeys and chickens across the country last summer, South Dakota is laying the groundwork to upgrade its only animal health laboratory, a move that veterinary officials say is crucial in helping the state's big agriculture industry weather future outbreaks.