The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture put together a list of priorities for the farm bill.
Perdue took a tour of the flooding conditions in Arkansas over the weekend. The secretary and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson got a bird’s-eye view of the conditions in a helicopter, observing some fields covered in 6 to 8 feet of water. Read moreRead More »
More Biodegradable Films made from Starch Complexes blended with Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH), which could “… dramatically enhance future production of food packaging, plastic bags and other synthetic products …” have been developed by scientists with the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, Illinois[…]Read More »