After years of private gripes and government investigations, 17 Southeast dairy farmers filed two federal class-action civil lawsuits in Tennessee July 5 charging the nation’s milk giants with “conspiracy
(Editor’s note: This week, we begin a four-part look at Ohio’s farmland preservation efforts.) Each year in the United States, more than 1 million acres of land are converted from agriculture to other uses – never to be reclaimed.
WASHINGTON – The National Pork Producers Council recently applauded a federal court decision to dismiss challenges to the validity of air emissions agreements between the Environmental Protection Agency and livestock and poultry operations.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. – When cattle groups plan summer field days, it’s usually to see a beef farm. After all, most producers are curious to see how other farmers manage their operations and they want to check out the herd.
The ag world treats the cyclical years when the farm bill is written as The Years. As in “this could be The Year that meaningful reform streamlines ag programs” or “this could be The Year that environmental mandates include substantial financial assistance.