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A boom year for sales of agricultural products

A boom year for sales of agricultural products

American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined, according to a…

After 378 years, a family farm goes on the block

After 378 years, a family farm goes on the block

In 1632, John Tuttle arrived from England to a settlement near the Maine-New Hampshire border, using a small land grant from King Charles I to start a farm. Eleven generations…

Farm subsidies: The rich keep getting richer

Farm subsidies: The rich keep getting richer

Lawmakers crafting a sweeping farm bill in 2008 promised it would cut government payments to wealthy farmers. Two years later, little appears to have changed. Data being made public Wednesday…