EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2018The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Agricultural Guest-Worker Overhaul – Don’t Count on It – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2018An overhaul of the agricultural guest-worker program will be part of the immigration packages that the U.S. House of Representatives will likely debate on Thursday, but basically has little chance […]

Ag Groups Unite Against Opioid Abuse – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2018Farmers and ranchers must overcome the stigma of talking about opioid drug abuse in order to address what has become the worst social problem in rural America, the leaders of […]

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Three years after President Barack Obama’s administration finalized the waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in 2015, agriculture groups and states find themselves in a familiar position — back […]

Ag Trade: Trump Addresses Farm Bureau on NAFTA Developments

🕔Jan 8, 2018President Donald Trump will be in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday to speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 99th Annual Convention.  The AFBF noted recently that, “After three consecutive years of […]

Ag Groups Request Increased Funding for Agriculture in 2018 – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2017A coalition of more than 70 agriculture groups sent a letter late Thursday (12/15/2017) to congressional leaders asking for an increase in the Agriculture budget for the fiscal year 2018 […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to […]

Trump Tax Reform Plan Gets Mixed Response from Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Nov 3, 2017House Republicans released a long-awaited tax-reform and tax-cutting plan that lowers tax rates for corporations and families, but forces both businesses and families to give up or reduce some favorite […]

Farming and Politics: Race for Tax Reform Begins – DTN

🕔Oct 30, 2017The starting gun for a flat-out sprint to pass a tax-reform bill was fired Thursday when Congress passed a fiscal-year 2018 budget resolution. The White House on Friday sent out […]

New Ag Labor Bill: Farmers, Other Employers Could Bring in 410K Foreign Workers – DTN

🕔Oct 26, 2017A bill to overhaul the country’s agricultural guest-worker program advanced out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with just a one-vote margin after extensive debate about the impact of […]

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