Thousands of Chicks Dead on Arrival After Post Office Cuts

PORTLAND, Maine — At least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in recent weeks after rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier's operations, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said. Thousands of birds that moved thro...
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Trump’s Tariffs Could Sow Trouble for GOP in Farm Districts

SPANGLE, Wash. — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office and he pulls us out of trade agreements," Dube said last week as local farmers ...

U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue On Farm Workforce, Water & NAFTA

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is on a West Coast tour. On Tuesday (Feb. 13), he visited the World Ag Expo in Tulare, answering questions during a Town Hall. He then spoke with GV Wire, for the latest in our "Take 5" series. Among the subjects P...