Professor Charles Chen of Auburn University says the new peanut variety AU-NPL 17 establishes a research pipeline for future releases. The new peanut breed has been tested throughout Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina, where runner-type peanuts are adapted.
The “USDA Organic” label generally signifies a product is made with relatively minimal synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, and that animals are raised according to certain guidelines. But disputes over the rules, and questions about adherence, may raise doubts about whether the price is justified. Read moreRead More »
House Agriculture Committee chairman Mike Conaway and committee staffers are laser focused on securing enough GOP votes to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. Read moreRead More »