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 A field of lettuce grows in front of the border fence San Luis, Arizona, on Jan. 30, 2019. Photo for The Washington Post by Caitlin O'Hara
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
8 hours 31 min ago
February 15, 2019
A worker monitors corn being loaded into an outdoor storage bunker at the Michlig Grain elevator in Sheffield, Ill., on Oct. 2, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am
February 14, 2019
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Ashby co-op manager pleads guilty to mail fraud, tax evasion: Hennessey was accused of embezzling over $5M
February 14, 2019 - 3:41pm
February 13, 2019
A bar and hunting trophies in Jerry Hennessey's home in Dalton, Minn. Courtesy of Century 21
Ashby co-op manager accused of stealing lists house for sale for $795,000
February 13, 2019 - 5:55pm
February 9, 2019
“Livestock, especially ruminants like beef cattle, play a key role in a sustainable food system. They allow us to produce food on marginal lands that are unsuitable for cultivated agriculture. Cattle act as “upcyclers” in our food system — they upgrade plants into high quality protein for people," A U.N. report says. Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Cultured meat: Good or bad, promise or peril?
February 9, 2019 - 7:44pm
Katie Pinke is the publisher and general manager of Agweek magazine.
Pinke: Corn farmers and vegans are both upset this week
February 9, 2019 - 7:19pm
Jenny Schlecht
Schlecht: Why do so few have livestock? Look outside for a clue
February 9, 2019 - 7:06pm
February 1, 2019
US House approves FFA bill that increases group's autonomy
February 1, 2019 - 9:29pm
Knutson: Food trends include shame and virtue
February 1, 2019 - 8:54pm
Janet Clark at her family’s farm, Vision Aire, in Eldorado, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.  Photo by Lauren Justice for The Washington Post
Freeze adds layer of complication for farmers, livestock
February 1, 2019 - 10:27am
January 31, 2019
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
In Iowa, Trump's 'long rope' with farmers is starting to run out
January 31, 2019 - 10:20am
January 26, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farm bill's conservation program timeline is uncertain
January 26, 2019 - 7:52pm
January 24, 2019
The North Dakota Legislature is considering opening family farm corporations to include second cousins.
Pinke: Freedom to operate: Yes, allow second cousins into farm corporations
January 24, 2019 - 2:58pm
Knutson: 'Arrogant journalists' exist, but not in Upper Midwest agriculture
January 24, 2019 - 6:00am
January 23, 2019
Temple Grandin, a nationally recognized expert on humane livestock handling systems, spoke Jan. 14 and 15 in Crookston, Minn. Submitted photo
Making agriculture more humane: Temple Grandin, livestock handling expert, shares her wisdom
January 23, 2019 - 6:00am
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