Midwest Disaster Aid: $3Bln is ‘Baloney’ says Ag Comm. Chair – DTN Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson said Tuesday he sees the need to help farmers with losses in grain bins from Midwest floods. But he said the notion $3 billion […]

Grain Shipping: High Water Closes Some Locks – DTN Feb 27, 2018

🕔Feb 27, 2018Just over one week ago, water levels on the Illinois River and Upper Mississippi, between St Louis and Cairo, Illinois, remained low, but the forecast for rains at that time […]

Farmer Finds Himself in EPA-Army Corps of Engineers “No Man’s Land” – DTN May 20, 2016

🕔May 20, 2016Onion farmer Chris Pawelski’s farm near Warwick, New York, is in a regulation no-man’s land of sorts. It’s a place where any farmer could end up if regulatory boundaries are […]

EPA’s Clean Water Rule on Hold but Court of Appeals Ready to Listen Feb 23, 2016

🕔Feb 23, 2016The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth District in Cincinnati ruled it has jurisdiction to hear numerous legal challenges to the waters of the United States rule on […]

Multiple Lawsuits Challenging WOTUS Will Stay Separate – DTN Oct 15, 2015

🕔Oct 15, 2015Multiple lawsuits filed in U.S. district courts challenging the waters of the United States rule will not be consolidated, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by the U.S. Judicial Panel […]

WOTUS: 27 States Challenge EPA Rule – DTN Jul 8, 2015

🕔Jul 8, 2015Twenty-seven states now have sued the federal government on the waters of the United States rule as nine more states challenged the rule in court, this time in the U.S. […]

Missouri River Monitoring Changes Not Making Progress – DTN Jun 10, 2015

🕔Jun 10, 2015Flooding along the Missouri River caused $2 billion in damages in 2011, but federal agencies have largely ignored taking some low-cost steps to better forecast the risks of similar floods […]

Senate Appropriations Bill Gets Mixed Reviews from Ag Groups — DTN Dec 15, 2014

🕔Dec 15, 2014The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council over the weekend praised the Senate passage of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill, while the American Soybean Association […]

Water Act Passage Important to Farmers – DTN Jun 10, 2014

🕔Jun 10, 2014President Barack Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, known as WRRDA, in a ceremony early Tuesday. With more than 60% of farm commodities exported through rivers and […]

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