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Will Millennials Be The Death Of Organic Farming?

Published Oct. 13, 2015

However young farmers tread that line between bucolic ideals and economic realities is up to them — and the key to navigating a landscape where ideals and economics don’t always meet neatly in the middle.

Farmers argue old tax formula could put them out of business

Published Oct. 8, 2015

“If we have one more tax increase like they put on us, I’m going to quit farming,” said Garber. “I’m just going to quit.”

Trans-Pacific Partnership could boost ag trade

Published Oct. 8, 2015

“We’re going to be able to sell more products, more services, American agriculture, American manufacturing — we’re going to be able to get those to markets, and American companies that produce here in the United States are not going to be disadvantaged, relative to these markets” Obama said.

USDA lists 100 top agriculture co-ops for 2015

Published Oct. 8, 2015

"The nation's co-ops are essential to the U.S. economy and to rural America," USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said. "The income they generate is reinvested or returned to members who spend it in their local communities. USDA is proud to continue its support of the cooperative movement."

Monsanto: Consolidation 'Inevitable' in Agriculture Industry

Published Oct. 8, 2015

Consolidation would eliminate some of the duplicate research and development efforts in the industry, the CEO said. “We continue to see the low effectiveness of R&D with some of our competitors, and we continue to think that consolidation in this space is inevitable,” Grant said