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WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 - Farmer Mac, the $14 billion Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation created by the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 to provide a secondary market for farm real estate loans, is in the midst of
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 - The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) says the Food and Drug Administration is ignoring the mislabeling of dairy-specific names in food products with no milk content while over-focusing on
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 -- USDA's detailed 2012 Census of Agriculture, released Friday afternoon, provides even more evidence of the consolidation of U.S. agriculture - a small percentage of large farms delivering most of the production and a slowly
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior today announced that farmers, ranchers and landowners implementing Farm Service Agency (FSA) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practices intended to protect and increase lesser prairie-chicken populations will not be
ORRTANNA, Pa., May 1, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that applications are now being accepted for new, landmark conservation initiatives created by the 2014 Farm Bill. The programs will provide up to $386 million to help
ST. PAUL, Minn.,April 30, 2014 - CHS, Inc., North America's
leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has signed an agreement with Sinav Limited, London, England, to acquire 100 percent of the company's stock, which includes
EAST LANSING, Mich., April 30, 2014 - Two members of the Farm Credit System - GreenStone Farm Credit Services and AgriBank - have taken a significant step in their commitment to non-traditional urban agriculture through a newly announced partnership with
NCGA CEO Rick Tolman has spent over 30 years serving the nation's feed grain industry. At the end of September Tolman will end his 14 year career as lead of the nation's corn farmers. With record corn production and record membership in the organization, Tolman and corn grower leadership have guided the industry through many challenges. He sees continued growth and opportunity in their future.