Recent contents by Associated Press
Jan 23, 2020 by Associated Press
Provisions in a Kansas law that ban the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalize free speech, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Jan 22, 2020 by Associated Press
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers extolled lawmakers during his State of the State speech Wednesday to work together to address the state's farm crisis.
Jan 06, 2020 by Associated Press
A southern Missouri city alleges in a lawsuit that a Dairy Farmers of America plant is regularly releasing untreated wastewater into a river.
Dec 30, 2019 by Associated Press
Coastal Maine has a lot of seaweed, and a fair number of cows. A group of scientists and farmers think that pairing the two could help unlock a way to cope with a warming world.
Nov 18, 2019 by Associated Press
U.S. yogurt sales are in a multiyear slump. Yogurt companies are confident that more new products can boost sales, but analysts are skeptical.
Nov 06, 2019 by Associated Press
The vote to oust Gov. Tony Evers' Cabinet secretary was the latest in a series of skirmishes between the governor and the GOP that comes as Wisconsin is losing dairy farmers at a record pace.
Oct 14, 2019 by Associated Press
U.S. consumers who appreciate aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week’s tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two countries square off.
Sep 17, 2019 by Associated Press
The Wisconsin dairy industry raised a stink Monday over potential new restrictions on manure storage, insisting the regulations would make life harder on struggling farmers and force them to relocate.
Jul 29, 2019 by Associated Press
Farmers with one of the region's most storied dairy cooperative are going to be voting on a proposal to merge with the much larger Dairy Farmers of America.
Jul 23, 2019 by Associated Press
The Agriculture Department said the rule would close "a loophole" that enables people receiving only minimal benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to be eligible automatically for food stamps.
Jul 04, 2019 by Associated Press
His bank worked with producers to restructure their debt amid the crisis, but a large number of those producers have refinanced two and sometimes three years in a row to the point where the bank can no longer help them.
Jul 03, 2019 by Associated Press
Coffee bars selling $3 iced lattes are popping up in high schools, helped along by dairy groups scrambling for new ways to get people to drink milk.