New Draft Clean Water Rule – 60-Day Public Comment Begins – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2019The 60-day public comment period for the newly proposed waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule launched Thursday with the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishing the […]

Farm Trade Aid: Signup Starts – 5 States Expected to Get 45% Share – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers officially can start applying Tuesday for the Trump administration’s trade-aid package at their local Farm Service Agency offices.   As rolled out last week by USDA, farmers can expect to […]

Trump’s USDA Cuts Unacceptable; Don’t Expect Perdue to Step Out – Policy Pennings

🕔Jul 3, 2017It is difficult to get the agriculture community, as a whole, to agree on anything. The most recent exception: the Trump budget’s proposed cuts to the United States Department of […]

2018 Ag Budget Could Put Farmers Underwater – No One is Smiling – DTN

🕔May 24, 2017President Donald Trump’s 10-year budget proposal for USDA handed down Tuesday essentially serves as the White House’s marker, calling for roughly $240 billion in cuts in the next farm bill. […]

Farm Bureau Candidates Focused on Regulatory Issues – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2016As Bob Stallman was beginning a weeklong ride into the sunset, ending his 16-year term as president of the American Farm Bureau, the four candidates seeking to take the helm […]

Farm Bureau Wants Runoff Limits Overturned – DTN

🕔Nov 6, 2015Several major agricultural groups want the U.S. Supreme Court to define whether states or the federal government has authority under the Clean Water Act to implement and enforce specific nutrient […]

Livestock, Poultry: Farm Bureau Supports Repeal of Country-of-Origin Labeling

🕔May 28, 2015The American Farm Bureau Federation is backing legislation in Congress to repeal country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and poultry. Dale Moore, chief of staff for AFBF, said the Farm Bureau […]

North Carolina: Slow Down for Tractors, Lives and Livelihoods at Stake

🕔Apr 10, 2015NC Farm Bureau, NC Department of Transportation and NC State Highway Patrol launched a new tractor safety billboard campaign last week that urges motorists to slow down if they encounter […]

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