It's easy to be pessimistic with farm incomes down and commodity prices staying low, but there is potential for farm sector improvement.
The EPA decision to relax the biofuel mandate for this year has corn growers and ethanol makers worried about how much the industry will grow in the future.
China is tapping the brakes on ag imports – firmly enough to drop out of first place as the top market for U.S. exports.
The USDA is predicting U.S. farmers will harvest 13.9 billion bushels of corn in 2016—successfully ranking as the second largest crop ever.
El Niño is setting the stage for a good year in the Great Plains and that could result in above-average winter wheat yields.
One out of nine people in the world endures chronic hunger now, and climate change could put as many as 175 million additional people at risk of undernourishment by 2080, says a U.S. paper released Wednesday in Paris.
The EPA set a target for the gasoline industry to use 14.05 billion gallons of corn ethanol this year and 14.5 billion gallons of the renewable fuel in 2016 - 4 percent more than it proposed in May but 5 percent less than expected when Congress created the
Farm-state lawmakers will play an outsize role in deciding ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc covering nations that buy 42% of U.S. agricultural exports.