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2018 Farm Bill Breakdown
Following nearly two years of intense debate and several suspenseful months in farm bill limbo, today the President signed the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” otherwise known as the 2018 Farm Bill
Record Growth for Bald Eagles in Northern New England
Bald eagles are in the midst of record population growth in the northern New England states, where they could find themselves removed from all state endangered lists.
Sustainable Agriculture Means Sustaining More Young Farmers
According to some U.S. food industry observers, interest in small farms and sustainable agriculture is on the rise among young people. That’s all well and good, but the overwhelming
Wildfires' Toll on Agriculture
The Ranch and River fires, together called the Mendocino Complex by Cal Fire, combined to become the largest wildfire in recorded state history
Sage grouse avoids endangered listing
Wildlife officials announced Tuesday that the greater sage grouse does not need protection as an endangered species.
Colorado Seeks Federal Approval Of Sage Grouse Plan
Colorado is asking the federal government to approve a key part of the state's effort to protect the greater sage grouse, a "habitat exchange" that would let oil companies and others offset damage to the bird's habitat by financing improvements elsewhere.
USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships
Local coalitions can now apply for funding to improve soil health, preserve clean water, combat drought, and protect wildlife habitat.
The USDA Released Agricultural Projections to 2022
The USDA has provided longrun projections for the farm sector for the next 10 years.