Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will announce a reorganization of USDA on Thursday, USDA announced in a media advisory.
Senator Chuck Grassley says consolidations of seed and chemical suppliers can be problematic at any point but the timing of the proposed acquisition of Monsanto Co. by Bayer AG is particularly bad for U.S. farmers. Read moreRead More »
It’s the silver anniversary for the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, which marks 25 years with results from samples collected in 2015. It’s a comforting report because it shows American-grown fruits and vegetables are safe because pesticide levels are kept below levels permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has the[…]Read More »