Coalition Urges Biden Not to Cut Crop Insurance – DTN Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
The Crop Insurance Coalition, which is composed of 55 groups representing farmers, lenders, agricultural input providers, and conservation groups, sent letters to congressional budget and appropriations leaders and the Biden […]

Livestock: California Court Halts Prop 12 Enforcement – DTN Jan 25, 2022

🕔Jan 25, 2022
A California court halted the enforcement of Proposition 12 on Monday, moving back enforcement of the animal-welfare law to six months after rules are finalized. The California Department of Food […]

What the Endangered Species Act Means for Ag Pesticide Use – DTN Jan 22, 2022

🕔Jan 22, 2022
When Zack Rendel learned EPA’s new labels for Enlist One and Enlist Duo banned use of the herbicides on his northeast Oklahoma farm, which was banking on planting Enlist soybeans […]

Ag Policy: SCOTUS Denies Year-Round E15 Petition; Leaves Door Open on Prop 12, Clean Water Act Cases – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
The EPA would have to act in order for year-round E15 sales to restart after the Supreme Court denied Growth Energy’s request for a hearing in orders handed down Monday. […]

Ag Policy: U.S. Seeks Coalition for U.N. Food Summit – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Florence, Italy, on a recruiting mission to create a “coalition for productivity growth” — a group of agricultural export countries to stress the role […]

U.N. Direction on Food Security Is Wrong, Says Former U.S. Ag Ambassador – DTN Jul 26, 2021

🕔Jul 26, 2021
Although Indiana farmer Kip Tom left his post in January as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, he is keeping tabs this week as […]

Biofuels: EPA to Get RFS Back on Track – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
One day after EPA granted deadline extensions to refiners to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard, EPA Administrator Michael Regan said the Biden administration will be working to get the […]

What Is ‘Climate Smart Agriculture’? Mar 25, 2021

🕔Mar 25, 2021
What is climate-smart agriculture?  Well…..there are a lot of definitions of this term and they don’t always mean the same thing, but it is about to become policy in many […]

Vilsack Lays Out Early Agenda – DTN Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
USDA needs to ensure its coronavirus aid to farmers is equitable as the Biden administration is using the department in several ways to focus on President Joe Biden’s goal to […]

Tom Vilsack Nominee to Return as Secretary of Agriculture – Commentary Jan 12, 2021

🕔Jan 12, 2021
The incoming Biden administration has announced that it will nominate Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture, a role he held for the 8 years of the Obama Administration. This announcement […]

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