Immigration reform continues to build momentum in Congress. As migrant workers are a vital component of the U.S. food and fiber sector, agricultural interests are keen to bend the coming legislation to their best advantage....More
With planting dates closing fast, farmers are preparing equipment for fieldwork. The winter of 2012-2013 has been mild, with temperatures rarely below freezing. Here are a series of Delta agriculture images from late fall through the mild winter.
Fresher strawberries for consumers and an economic boost for local farmers throughout the country is the aim of a $3 million donation made recently by the Wal-Mart Foundation to the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture....More