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U.S. Department of Agriculture
August 25, 2020
Iowa farmers unsure what's next after winds flatten corn
Usually this time of year, someone could get lost in the tightly packed sea of corn that surrounds farmer Rod Pierce's house ...
August 20, 2020
Thousands of chicks arrive dead to farmers amid USPS turmoil
At least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in recent weeks after rapid ...
August 20, 2020
'Tiger King' zoo closes after animal treatment investigation
The Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix's “Tiger King" documentary has closed after federal authorities investigated it for ...
July 10, 2020
Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint
Several worker advocacy organizations have filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging ...
June 11, 2020
Meatpacking rebounds but high prices and backlogs to persist
Meat production has rebounded from its low point during the coronavirus pandemic when dozens of plants were closed, but ...
May 25, 2020
Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy
As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it ...
May 22, 2020
US farmers leaning more heavily on government loan programs
Farmers across the nation leaned more heavily upon the federal government last year to finance their agricultural operations ...
May 15, 2020
Ivanka Trump tours launch of USDA's family food box program
Billions of dollars worth of fruit, vegetables and other farm products that might have gone to waste because of the ...
May 09, 2020
Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies from coronavirus at 75
Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy, the duo whose extraordinary magic tricks astonished millions until Horn was critically injured ...
May 07, 2020
Judge dismisses Missouri lawsuit over meat worker safety
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of employees at a rural Missouri meatpacking facility, ruling that ...
April 21, 2020
US pork farmers panic as virus ruins hopes for great year
After enduring extended trade disputes and worker shortages, U.S. hog farmers were poised to finally hit it big this year ...
April 17, 2020
NOT REAL NEWS: More falsehoods around the novel coronavirus
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even ...
April 15, 2020
Court throws out Trump rollback of school nutrition rules
After making a brief comeback on school lunch menus, white bread and other refined grains may be vanishing again when schools ...
April 10, 2020
Industry scrambles to stop fatal bird flu in South Carolina
An infectious and fatal strain of bird flu has been confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in South Carolina, the first case ...
March 29, 2020
Hundreds at Louisiana church flout COVID-19 gatherings ban
Hundreds of worshippers attended services at a Louisiana church on Sunday, flouting a ban on large gatherings, angering ...
March 20, 2020
USDA now undecided on challenging judge's food stamps ruling
The Agriculture Department on Thursday backed off its statement that it would appeal a court decision blocking changes to the ...
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