Farmers started forming co-ops nearly a century ago, primarily to get better prices for their crops. They pooled their resources, put up storage bins…

President Donald Trump signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act on Tuesday, which authorizes work on many projects around the U.S., ranging from water…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doesn’t know why young children across the country are coming down with a rare condition called Acute…

A handful of companies — think Tyson and Perdue — all but control poultry production in the U.S. They’ll soon be joined by a retailer known more for…

The U.S. Department of Transportation has removed a regulation meant to force trains carrying crude oil or other flammable liquids to adopt electronic braking technology by 2020. Electronically Controlled Pneumatic brakes — or ECP brakes — are meant to stop train cars and keep them from slamming into each other when a train derails. Illinois [...]

Paulina Nieto, who grew up in Columbus, Indiana, was only 2 months old when she started to have heart problems due to a narrow artery.

As life expectancy increases, farmers are staying in the business, but there’s still a need to plan for what happens when they die. At the same time,…

President Donald Trump’s administration will “unleash the power of E15,” allowing the 15 percent gasoline-ethanol blend to be sold year-round. The…

A new Illinois statute aims to boost flu shot rates among healthcare workers by making it harder for employees to decline the vaccine. Lawmakers say…

Josh Davis likes to name his pigs after flowers: Petunia, Iris, Violet and Daisy. That’s not the only thing that sets him apart as a hog farmer. For the…

Two years ago, Donna Patton became one of the nearly 800,000 Americans who suffer a stroke each year. She still remembers waking up from surgery and…

Farmers and agriculture groups are digging through the details of the new North American trade deal, called the United States Canada Mexico Agreement,…

Michael McEnany always knew he wanted to be a farmer. Both of his grandfathers were, and he “always loved tagging along with my Grandpa Ed.” Both of his…

There’s good news for hemp growers across the U.S. who are preparing for harvest. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration removed some cannabidiol, or…

Your sense of smell may give doctors early clues as to whether you’ll deal with Alzheimer’s disease. Since there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease,…