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US Farming Industry

Pact Reportedly Reached On Immigration Reform For U.S. Farm Labor

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

* New guest worker program is part of the agreement * Workers who stay in agriculture could get "green card" * Growers s...

10 Careers That Are Dying Out

Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

Much as it looks like the job market may be starting to turn around for some, certain careers look poised for long and difficult declines. Sewing ...

One Industry Is Still Getting Government Handouts, Despite Netting Billions

Bloomberg View | The Editors | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business

Imagine an industry on a roll. Its income surpassed the $100 billion mark last year for the first time. On top of these riches, those in the business ...

Are Teen Farmers In Trouble?

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

OMAHA, Neb. -- From tending cattle to driving tractors or ATVs, 15-year-old Taylor Muller and her three younger brothers have always done what they co...

Farmland Prices Saw Biggest One-Year Increase In More Than 30 Years

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. -- The average value of farmland in several Midwestern and Western states grew 25 percent over the past year in the biggest one-year jump ...

Farmers Woo Big Chains Hoping For Menu Placement

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Ted Higginbottom was happy to see a dish heavy on peanuts this week on the menu at an Asian chain restaurant, but he said the Mand...

Animal Antibiotics (VIDEO): Denmark's Limited Antibiotic Industry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In Part Two of her expose on antibiotic use in animals, CBS anchor Katie Couric travels to Denmark to see the other side of the spectrum (see Part One...