African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs […]

President’s Ag Budget Proposal Causes Some Hand-Wringing – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019Despite some lobbying last month by the crop-insurance industry, the Trump administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020 again calls for reducing crop-insurance premiums, lowering income eligibility and reducing crop-insurance […]

Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018The 2018 farm bill that had divided the House last summer over food-aid issues ended up passing easily on Wednesday as Congress sent the legislation on to President Donald Trump […]

Still No Farm Bill, But Lots of Views – DTN

🕔Nov 21, 2018The chairs of the House and Senate Agriculture committees remain silent on the status of farm bill conference negotiations, but there have been plenty of comments in the last few […]

Clock Ticking on Farm Bill Talks – DTN

🕔Nov 15, 2018Time is running short for farm bill negotiators to wrap up their work and complete the legislation for floor debates and a final vote this year, the chairman of the […]

Farm Bill Perspective – How Do Things Stand Following Elections?

🕔Nov 12, 2018House Ag Committee Chair-elect Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) was a guest on Thursday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Today’s update includes perspective on the status of the Farm Bill legislation from Rep. Peterson, […]

Farm Bill Wrap-Up is Priority with Lame Duck Congress – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2018U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who likely will retake the chairmanship of the House Agriculture Committee, said Wednesday his top priority right now is to get a farm bill done in […]

Ag Labor: H-2C Program, E-Verify Will Harm Longtime Work Force – DTN

🕔Jul 27, 2018Coalitions of farm groups are at odds over whether the House should vote this week on a bill introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to […]

Farm Trucking: Electronic Log Device – Non-Livestock Hauling – June 19 Enforcement – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2018While the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 90-day electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for agriculture truckers expires June 18, one group has already been granted […]

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