Japan on Friday lifted longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef in an agreement announced by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. The move is expected to pave the way for expanded sales to the U.S.’s top beef

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) launched an interactive website that provides livestock producers with important information. Th

Last week the USDA published to great anticipation the 2017 Ag Census. Ag media were full of colorful charts, tables of numbers, and thoughtful analysis. This will continue as economists, demographers

A former U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) employee in Texas has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after leading a farm loan scheme that defrauded the governm

Livestock continued to show a strong presence on U.S. farms and ranches, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Livestock production in 2017 totaled $195 billion, up 7% from 2012.Interestingly,

It’s the Christmas of the agricultural data world, and we’re ready to dice up and deliver the naughty and nice facts about the eco of agriculture in the United States.Two years ago, 72% of America

A bill seeking to limit the use of agricultural checkoff funds has been reintroduced in the Senate and it has the backing of several current or former presidential candidates on both sides of the aisl

As states like Nebraska continue to wrap their arms around what appears to the be the worst natural disaster in state history stories are slowly starting to pour out of the region from farmers and ra

Farmers and trade analysts alike are waiting patiently for Friday’s Grain Stocks report from USDA. The trade expects corn to be at 8.335 billion bushels and soybeans to be at 2.683 billion bushels,

The production of cell-cultured meat or alternative proteins will soon receive federal oversight from three agencies.However, some cattle groups say there are still limited details. USDA’s Food Saf