The U.S. is a second-class participant in the $60-billion international bamboo industry as an importer and consumer but hasn’t yet entered the production side of growing and manufacturing. However, the sideline status of U.S. agriculture is rapidly changing: Bamboo is set to go big on U.S. farmland.
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced 21 grants totaling $7.6 million for research to help manage pests and beneficial species that affect agricultural crops. Read moreRead More »
As GOP leadership pushes to drum up enough votes to pass the Farm Bill yet this week, the Freedom Caucus threw a wrench in those plans. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said Thursday that his members will not support the Farm Bill until a vote is held on controversial immigration[…]Read More »