Maize plants have been genetically modified to deliver strands of so-called interfering RNA that silence toxin-producing genes in a fungus that commonly grows on the crop.
Terry Wanzek shares how he came to appreciate that infrastructure is the secret weapon of the American farmer: We may not think about it very much, but our roads, rails, and rivers keep us competitive. Read moreRead More »
The power to make decisions about agricultural policies and programs lies not only with Congress and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials, but also in the hands of farmers, ranchers, and rural community members across the country. Read moreRead More »