- Va. ag, forestry exports hit record $2.85b in 2013 Updated: Mar-06-14 12:37 pm
- 2 appointed to Vt. Fish and Wildlife Board Updated: Mar-06-14 11:59 am
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- Age-old indicators under stress in high Bolivia Updated: Mar-03-14 3:43 am
- Farmer cleared, but exotic swine battle continues Updated: Mar-02-14 1:02 pm
- Va. ag, forestry exports girdling the globe Updated: Mar-02-14 11:58 am
- 20 Vt. historic ag buildings get grants Updated: Mar-02-14 9:41 am
- NC groups seek state of emergency over pig virus Updated: Feb-28-14 4:19 pm
- $150k to farmers to help improve watersheds Updated: Feb-28-14 1:40 pm
- Thousands of organic farmers gather in Wisconsin Updated: Feb-28-14 10:44 am
- Study says park bison can be transferred Updated: Feb-27-14 7:16 pm
- Judge dismisses dueling lawsuits over exotic hogs Updated: Feb-26-14 7:10 pm
- Fla. lawmakers to talk water funding, not policy Updated: Feb-25-14 4:01 pm
- USDA spending $3M to feed honeybees in Midwest Updated: Feb-25-14 10:59 am
- Central Oregon farms see uptick in events Updated: Feb-23-14 3:41 pm
- NH Farm Museum to get 'Extreme Tree Makeover' Updated: Feb-23-14 8:58 am
- Wis. senator praises farm bill's timber provisions Updated: Feb-21-14 11:14 pm
- California farmers won't get federal water Updated: Feb-21-14 7:10 pm
- Pollution report outlines threats to Green Bay Updated: Feb-21-14 12:34 pm
- Wis. Assembly approves delaying phosphorus rules Updated: Feb-20-14 8:56 pm
- Census: Indiana lost 2,200 farms from '07 to '12 Updated: Feb-20-14 7:53 pm
- Campaign begins against ND conservation measure Updated: Feb-20-14 5:10 pm
- UW agroecology program marks 20 years Updated: Feb-20-14 6:47 am
- Colorado water group emphasizes ag's importance Updated: Feb-19-14 1:20 pm
- Iowa farmers press panel for cleaner water Updated: Feb-18-14 7:01 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia farm and forestry exports reached a record $2.85 billion last year, with soybeans leading the way and China the prime destination.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board.
Agency: Health and Human Services
CUTUSUMA, Bolivia - For centuries, farmers in the fragile ecosystems of the high Andes have looked to the behavior of plants and animals to figure out what crops to grow and when.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A northern Michigan farmer who defied a state ban on exotic hogs is no longer threatened with $700,000 in fines, but a dispute still rages over whether the animals are a menace, as regulators believe.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Farmer Kevin Engel grows soybeans, wheat, barley and corn across 17 counties in Virginia, but he's really a global businessman.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Twenty historic agricultural buildings in Vermont ranging from an English barn built in 1780 to an 1840 sugarhouse are getting grants to help restore and maintain them.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A viral outbreak that's affected nearly a third of North Carolina's 3,000 major hog farms has led two environmental groups to seek a state of emergency declaration.
LOGANSPORT, Indiana - Call it the trickle-down effect.
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Nearly 3,400 farmers, researchers and others are gathering in Wisconsin to talk about organic farming.
BILLINGS, Montana - A government-funded experiment on diseased bison herds in Yellowstone National Park shows non-infected animals can be safely removed and used to start new herds, researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a wildlife group said Thursday.
LAKE CITY, Michigan - A northern Michigan judge has dismissed dueling lawsuits between the state Department of Natural Resources and a farmer who was raising exotic hog breeds.
LAKE OKEECHOBEE, Florida - In the marshes along the western edge of Florida's largest freshwater lake, the water is clear, wading birds burst into the sky ahead of an approaching airboat, and there's no sign of the turmoil that elevated water levels caused last summer.
MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees.
BEND, Oregon - An improving economic climate and clearer state laws about agritourism have fueled an uptick in events on farmland in central Oregon.
MILTON, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Farm Museum is getting some help to restore a row of 100-year-old-plus deteriorating white pine and sugar maple trees.
APPLETON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's timber industry should benefit from the federal farm bill signed into law earlier this month and new funding in the nation's budget, said timber advocates and members of the state's congressional delegation.
FRESNO, California - Without a lot more rain and snow, many California farmers caught in the state's drought can expect to receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state, federal officials announced Friday.
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - A new report gives state officials low marks for their lack of control over agricultural and industrial pollution that pose threats to Green Bay.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wastewater plants, paper mills and food processors could take up to two decades to comply with Wisconsin's phosphorus discharge limits under a bill approved Thursday in the state Assembly
INDIANAPOLIS - The operators of more than 2,000 Indiana farms - many of them among the state's smallest farming operations - called it quits between 2007 and 2012, according to a new government report on America's agriculture industry.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A coalition that includes energy, farm and business groups began a campaign Thursday against a proposed measure that would set aside more oil taxes for water, wildlife and parks projects.
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming recently marked 20 years in offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in agroecology.
GREELEY, Colorado - The group helping craft a plan for Colorado's water is emphasizing the economic importance of agriculture.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Farmers and other rural residents told the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Tuesday that the countryside is being inundated with smelly hog farms that spill manure tainting once clean rivers, streams, and lakes.