“If the farmers and ranchers aren’t making money, we feel it immediately in Great Falls.”
Already hit by falling agricultural commodity prices, retaliatory tariffs would effectively kick producers while they’re down.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross assured senators Thursday he’s negotiating to ‘minimize the problem,’ but ‘the gap is wide.’
It's the worst E. coli outbreak since 2006.
When California and Massachusetts enacted laws requiring that eggs produced and sold there be raised cage-free, 13 states including some of the nation’s largest egg producers sued.
Most states already prohibit local efforts to restrict the chemicals.
The specter of a drought-ridden summer has focused renewed urgency on state and local conservation efforts, some of which would fundamentally alter Americans’ behavior in how they use water.
About 1 million people in the U.S. get sick from salmonella every year, with about 19,000 people hospitalized and 380 deaths.
“Like it or not, Iowans’ fates are inextricably linked with those of Chinese buyers.”
States that produce some of these agricultural commodities are pawns in the president's tit-for-tat with Beijing.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Hurricane Harvey’s economic boost; Memphis scrambles after sewage overflow; Kansas City mayor not upset about losing out on Amazon HQ2; and California high-speed rail costs balloon.
A National Science Foundation-funded study, conducted in Idaho, was the first to show real-world observations of silver iodide forming ice crystals inside clouds and falling out as precipitation.
The president promised Farm Bureau members that “you're going to have great, great broadband.” But the new White House actions don’t appear to come with additional federal funding.
“They have the authority, but I don’t know if they have the political interest,” said the National Digital Inclusion Alliance's director during Senate Commerce subcommittee questioning.
In an increasing number of states, new laws allow farmers to distill and sell spirits using their own produce without high-priced licenses or distribution requirements.
PHOTOS: At one agricultural showcase, the bounties from many counties take center stage.
Agricultural property taxes have skyrocketed and crop prices are down. Farmers are fighting back, sometimes successfully.
“We need to be very thoughtful in talking about trade issues,” Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, said this spring during a joint news conference with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Ohio’s planned review of state tax breaks hasn’t begun; controversial cloud-seeding in North Dakota; and an “atypical” case of mad cow disease in Alabama.
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