Agriculture (March 2012)

US agriculture: Diverse and vibrant

One hundred and fifty years ago, when he created the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Abraham Lincoln could not have envisioned an agricultural industry as diverse and vibrant as ours is today.

Wise farm-bill investments could help to boost economy and health

Once again America is leading the world, but this time it’s no cause for celebration. New obesity data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reveal that the United States has the highest obesity rate of all developed nations.