USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Jan. 19 announced four grants totaling $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease. The agency has awarded $400 million to fight the disease since 2009.
U.S. senators on Tuesday challenged executives from the world’s largest seed companies to justify a wave of mergers, which some lawmakers said could lead to higher prices for farmers and consumers alike. Read moreRead More »
President-elect Donald Trump picked CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder to head the Department of Labor. Puzder, who runs restaurant chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., could influence issues surrounding minimum wage and overtime pay. Read moreRead More »