Harvesters, processors, manufacturers and others in the food chain have three years to comply with the new record keeping system, effective next month
Attracting a younger generation is key to building a sustainable food system, but getting access to land is a huge barrier to entering farming, according to a new survey.
The new collection of bookable stays is meant in part to raise awareness of the history and present-day needs of Black farmers.
The Russia-Ukraine war pushes up the price of natural gas, a key ingredient in fertilizer, and has led to severe sanctions against Russia, a major exporter of fertilizer.
Agricultural groups, which represent the state’s largest industry, argue the state has changed in the last 40 years – with subdivisions popping up in previously agricultural areas – and the law should reflect that while protecting the investments of producers.
A plan to provide debt relief to Black farmers championed by Sen. Raphael Warnock remains in limbo, but during a trip to Atlanta Monday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he’s hopeful a solution will come, whether through Congress or the courts.
India is repealing controversial farm laws that sparked a year of protest from farmers. Analysts say it's both a victory for nonviolent resistance, and a shrewd political move.
Monday marks one year of demonstrations against government-backed laws that farmers say will hurt their livelihoods.
The White House is working on an executive order that aims to increase competition across a range of industries. One of the measures will look at ways to curb the use of noncompete agreements.
Generations of systemic discrimination have decimated the number of Black farmers in the U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about new funding for debt relief.
Demonstrations have been going on for months. Pop stars and climate activists have pledged support for the farmers. What sparked the movement is less glamorous: New rules for wholesale markets.
Tens of thousands of Indian farmers had been protesting on the outskirts of New Delhi for months. On Tuesday, they stormed the city, overshadowing a military parade on a national holiday.
There is a growing movement of young farmers led by people of color in the Northeast but barriers to accessing funding and land remain. The family behind Triple J Farm in Windsor, N.Y., knows this.
Rattan Lal, an Indian-born scientist, has devoted his career to finding ways to capture carbon from the air and store it in soil. Today, that idea has a catchy name: regenerative agriculture.