Rachel Frazin reported recently at The Hill Online that, “The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will not take up Douglas Benevento’s nomination for the No. 2 position at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change through extensive investment in renewable energy that also includes ways agriculture and rural America […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement in Effect | Flexibilities for Filing or Failed, Prevented Planted Acres | and more.
The return of low prices and the impacts of trade conflict and the coronavirus pandemic have driven increased interest in land retirement or set aside policies and prompted this series, […]
The Senate Agriculture Committee on June 24 advanced a bill, via a voice vote, reauthorizing the U.S. Grain Standards Reauthorization Act (USGSRA) for another five years. The bill was widely […]
Last week, Bloomberg’s Mike Dorning reported that, “U.S. health and agricultural authorities issued thinly veiled criticism of new demands from China for food-exporting companies to sign documents stating that they comply with safety standards to prevent transmission […]
Low prices, trade conflict and a global pandemic are producing a potential perfect storm of problems for the farm economy that a flood of federal payments is unlikely to address. […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Coronavirus – More Dangerous in Rural Areas? | Soybean Harvest Price Expectations | and more.
On Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a Legislative Hearing to Review S. 3894, The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020. In his opening remarks, Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R., Kans.) stated that, “S. 3894 would assist […]
Bloomberg News reported on Friday that, “China plans to accelerate purchases of American farm goods to comply with the phase one trade deal with the U.S. following talks in Hawaii this week. “The world’s […]