URBANA, Ill. — Every summer, the Gulf of Mexico is flooded with excess nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater treatment plants and farm fields along the Mississippi River basin. And every summer, those nutrients create a “dead zone” in the Gulf.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Farm income remains stagnant, but equipment manufacturers are sensing signs of recovery in the ag economy.
The man who runs China’s biggest consumer of American soybeans said he hopes his country will avoid a clash with the U.S. over trade, though his firm can line up alternative suppliers if necessary.
President Donald Trump’s latest trade salvo over steel and aluminum landed squarely in the middle of NAFTA talks, overshadowing efforts by his own negotiators and those from his biggest export markets to update America’s most important free-trade agreement.
President Donald Trump pushed back against a wave of criticism against steel tariffs, with a tweet saying “trade wars are good and easy to win.”
Editor's note: This is the transcript from the conclusion of "Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with Representatives from the Steel and Aluminum Industry" on March 1.
President Donald Trump found out how difficult it is to bridge the competing interests of ethanol producers and oil refiners as a third White House biofuel meeting in four days ended with no agreement on how to change U.S. policies.
Editor's note: U.S. Wheat Associates and National Association of Wheat Growers issued this joint statement.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Farmers kicked off Commodity Classic Feb. 27 with a win: After a four-month wait, the U.S. Senate confirmed Bill Northey to a position at the USDA.
Negotiators from the U.S., Canada and Mexico finished work on regulatory best practices for NAFTA, the first official “chapter” completed in the latest talks in Mexico City, according to a person with knowledge of the process.
President Donald Trump is warning the U.S. will use “all available tools” to prevent China’s state-driven economic model from undermining global competition, the latest warning to Beijing as America readies a host of trade actions.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri was banking on a near-record soybean crop to drive economic growth of 3.5 percent this year and extend the nation’s recovery.
Last July, a Whole Foods store in New York’s Harlem decided to stock bags of fonio, a West African grain similar to couscous. The first shipment sold out in three hours. Just last week, Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng…
Mexico will place retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if President Donald Trump includes it on a list of nations that would face steel tariffs, according to a person close to the Latin American country’s position.
Bayer AG Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann said he was confident of winning European Union approval for the company’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. even as he weighed the sale of more businesses.
The wait is over for Bill Northey. Months after he was nominated, the Spirit Lake farmer and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Senate as USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation.
Donald Trump’s meeting with senators warring over the future of a program designed to boost biofuels ended without a breakthrough Tuesday, prolonging a clash that could undermine the president’s political appeal in Pennsylvania and Iowa.
JOHNSTON, Iowa — The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to the position of USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation.
President Donald Trump is bringing together senators warring over the future of the U.S. biofuel mandate in hopes of brokering a compromise on an issue that could complicate his political future in Pennsylvania and Iowa.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agricultural organizations including the National Corn Growers Association sent a letter to President Trump Feb. 26, calling on the President to maintain the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard.