As Trump Appeals to Farmers, Some of His Policies Don’t

The president will cast himself as a friend to farmers in a speech on Monday, but his position on trade and some parts of the new tax law threaten to undercut their interests.

Score One for Corn: In Battle Between Refiners and Farmers, Farmers Win

The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not change the rule mandating a rising percentage of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.

Trump Nominee Sam Clovis Withdraws From Consideration for Agriculture Department Post

Mr. Clovis’s name was tied to a former Trump campaign adviser who had pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. over his contacts with Russian officials.

E.P.A. Promised ‘a New Day’ for the Agriculture Industry, Documents Reveal

By ERIC LIPTON and RONI CARYN RABIN August 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — In the weeks before the Environmental Protection Agency decided to reject its own scientists’ advice to ban a potentially harmful pesticide, Scott Pruitt, the...

Free Lunch at the Library

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS July 30, 2017 ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio — Before opening their doors at noon, the librarians squeeze tables and chairs between the book stacks to prepare for the onslaught of hungry children. Usually, two or three dozen show up,...