Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Opioid Use: Rural America Is Key Battlefront – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Pandora’s box was an artifact from Greek mythology. In Greek poet Hesiod’s “Works and Days,” Pandora’s box was a large jar given to Pandora that contained all of the world’s […]

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 […]

Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2017Terry McClure wants to come clean. The Grover Hill, Ohio, farmer has proactively set up two water-monitoring sites to show how differing cropping techniques influence nutrient runoff. “We are taking […]

Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN

🕔Jan 31, 2017Just a few weeks after writing to President Donald Trump, U.S. dairy groups are now calling on governors to halt new changes in Canadian dairy rules. A coalition of 17 […]

Ag Policy: Dems May Take Sen. Majority But Ticket Splitting Possible – DTN

🕔Oct 25, 2016With the four Republicans and two Democrats on the Senate Agriculture Committee who are running for re-election likely to win another term, attention must be turned to who will serve […]

GMO Labels: Seeking a Deal to Stop Vermont Law July 1 – DTN

🕔Jun 8, 2016Amid reports that Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., are meeting to discuss a compromise on the labeling of genetically modified foods, the […]

Leading Rice Processsor, Distributor Will Use Non-GMO Label

🕔Mar 30, 2016Riviana Foods Inc. announced last week that its leading rice brands have earned the Non-GMO Project Verification and will display the Non-GMO Project logo on appropriate products. “Consumers want to know […]

NRCS Invests $84M Natural Disaster Funds in 13 States

🕔Feb 26, 2015USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest an additional $84 million through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to help disaster recovery efforts through more than 150 projects in 13 […]

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