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Texas House Orders Study Before Using Poison on Feral Hogs


Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller's planned "feral hog apocalypse" won't be happening anytime soon.

Meet Ben and Lauren Neale

Hard work and partnership make this first-generation farming couple’s operation work.

Tyson Commits to Better Worker Conditions After Criticism


Seeks cut in injuries; pilot program to raise pay at 2 plants.

Some High Plains Farmers Struggling After Fires, Drought


Deep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.

Canada's Morneau Sees no Surprise in Trump's Trade Rhetoric


Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Friday there was no surprise from his perspective in U.S. President Donald Trump's statements lashing out against trade with Canada, but that officials behind the scenes were open to discussions.


Feds Stumble Again with Split Verdict in Bundy Standoff Case


Feds stumble again with split verdict in Bundy standoff case

Tyson Foods to Buy AdvancePierre for $3.2 Billion


Tyson Foods will pay $3.2 billion to add packaged sandwich maker AdvancePierre to its stable of processed food brands.

Meat of the Matter: Barbecue and Bias


Tradition is usually laudable when it concerns culinary preferences. But racial politics can spoil the marketing of even the most revered of Southern food products: Pulled pork barbecue sauce.

Farming Strategies for the Future


There was a time in agriculture when greater yields always meant greater profitability. Today’s economic environment is characterized by high input costs and depressed commodity prices. 

Farm & Ranch Land Sales Increase


Farmers National Company reports that real estate sales volume is up 21 percent during the first half of its fiscal year compared to last year and up 38 percent from a year earlier with an increase in both individual sales transactions and acres sold.

Big Mac Makeover Helps McDonald's Overcome Restaurant Slump


CEO has revamped iconic sandwich, rolled out beverage deals.


2 Found Guilty in 1st Trial Over Bundy Standoff in Nevada


A jury found two men guilty of federal charges Monday in an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as USDA Secretary


It has been 101 days since Tom Vilsack abruptly departed as Secretary of Agriculture a full week before President Donald Trump took office. Now, that vacancy that has been officially filled by former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue by a vote of 87 to 11 during a April 24, 2017 Senate hearing.

Market Highlights: Cattle Prices and Feedlot Placements Climb


Fed cattle continue to trade higher as feedlot placements increase.

Vomitoxin Makes Nasty Appearance for U.S. Farm Sector


A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices.

U.S. March Feedlot Cattle Placements Carve New Monthly High


Report called mildly bearish for CME live cattle futures.

Farmers Beef With Trump Over 'Big Meat'


An Obama-era measure meant to level the playing field for chicken growers is shelved, and the industry is delighted.

New Farm Journal Fund Doubles Your Donation for Wildfire Recovery


The ag community rallied around those impacted by the devastating March wildfires, but rebuilding will take years—and significant financial support. That’s why Farm Journal is proud to announce the Million Dollar Wildfire Relief Challenge, launching today, which enables you to help ranching families rebuild by doubling your donation.