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In: Agricultural Economics

Panel Set to Address the Issue of Farm Size

  • October 17, 2013

October 17, 2013   A panel discussion comparing large and small farms will be the focus of the Food Dialogues on...

Monsanto Buys Climate Corp. for Nearly $1 Billion

  • October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013   In one of the largest buys of a data analytics company, Monsanto has agreed to buy the...

AFBF Supports House Waterways Bill

  • September 18, 2013

Posted September 18, 2013   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) announced its support for the Water Resources Reform and Development...

Investments in Agricultural Research Yield High Returns

  • September 10, 2013

Posted September 10, 2013   Julian Alston, agricultural and resource economics professor at the University of California-Davis, says that investments in...

Senator Feinstein Asks ICE to Stop Farm Audits

  • September 9, 2013

Posted September 9, 2013   Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) asked that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to discontinue its I-9...

Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors

  • February 13, 2013

In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...

USDA Releases January Inventory Numbers for Cattle

  • February 10, 2013

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture released the January inventory numbers for cattle. According to the report, “All the cattle...