Sonny Perdue, nominee for Agriculture secretary, seemed to reassure every senator on every issue during his confirmation hearing Thursday.
Four-day review of EPA science on glyphosate revealed tension and raised many questions. A panel of scientists struggle to reach consensus on whether weed killer causes cancer. Scientists’ conclusions will strongly influence EPA’s ultimate decision on risks posed by chemical. Read moreRead More »
While it is still too early to put a dollar value on the damage to crops in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the destruction to agriculture is unprecedented. Read more and view the photos of the damageRead More »