Chobani plant gets green light for $3.54 million expansion
Chobani’s Idaho plant, already the world’s largest, is about to get bigger…a lot bigger. FULL STORY »
Idaho governor signs bill to outlaw dairy ‘spying’
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter signed a bill Friday that imposes jail time and fines against people who secretly film animal abuse at Idaho's agricultural facilities. FULL STORY »
Baise: A ban on genetically engineered crops?
Anti-agriculture nongovernmental groups, as usual, do a terrific job in putting their case into context. Their petition against the use of GE crops shows the legal authority to ban GE crops, examples of GE crop bans in numerous towns in the United States and in other countries. FULL STORY »
Legislation would block EPA from releasing producer information
Legislation would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from disclosing the private and confidential information of livestock and poultry producers to the public. FULL STORY »
‘Rains won’t be enough’ to overturn Calif. drought
It’s finally raining in some parts of California, but with more than 25 percent of the state deep in exceptional drought, the latest series of storms will do little to quench the drought. FULL STORY »
6 of California’s Top 10 counties saw 2013 milk output declines
Six of California's Top 10 milk producing counties saw production declines in 2013 FULL STORY »
Replacement dairy cow prices haven't recovered yet
U.S. milk prices have recovered and surged to record highs, but average U.S. dairy replacement cows prices haven't returned to pre-2009 levels FULL STORY »
California soaked…but still deep in drought
Last week’s storms may have brought the highest rainfall totals to the Los Angeles areas in years, but it did little quench the state’s oppressive drought. FULL STORY »
- “Ag-gag” laws in the news
- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
- Can genomics, OPU and IVF take the industry to the 'next level?'
- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs