In: Farm Bill
Webinar will address Ag Taxation and Reform
- April 13, 2017
- Mark Camarigg
Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture held hearings exploring the upcoming Farm Bill and impacts of tax reform efforts on...
USDA proposes improving healthy food access
- February 18, 2016
- Cade Collister
Posted February 18, 2016 Under a proposed rule change announced Tuesday by the USDA, retailers who accept food stamps would have...
Interim final rule issued for Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program
- July 13, 2015
Posted July 13, 2015 The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is publishing an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical,...
COOL Not Economically Beneficial, USDA Study
- May 5, 2015
–> Posted May 6, 2015 Country-of-origin labeling (COOL) is not beneficial for American consumers, according to a Food Safety News article...
USDA to Limit Payments to Non-Farmers, 2014 Farm Bill
- March 25, 2015
Posted March 25, 2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to...
Vilsack Extends ARC & PLC Deadlines
- March 2, 2015
Posted March 2, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the...
NSAC Releases Guide to Conservation Stewardship Program
- February 12, 2015
Posted February 12, 2015 The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has released two free resources to help farmers and ranchers...
House Panel Passed Industrial Hemp Bill
- February 2, 2015
Posted February 2, 2015 A House panel passed legislation that would allow industrial hemp to be grown in Virginia, according...
Conservation Programs Awarded $340 Million in Federal Funding
- January 16, 2015
–> Posted January 16, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that more than $370 million in Federal funding as part of...
Committee Delays Mega Farm Bill Vote
- January 13, 2015
Posted January 13, 2015 The Indiana Senate Agriculture Committee delayed a bill vote that would give the state more power...
Legislation Signed to Grow Industrial Hemp in NY
- December 22, 2014
Posted December 22, 2014 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to grow and research industrial hemp, according to a...
USDA to Expand SCO for 2016 Crop Year
- November 24, 2014
Posted November 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced that it is evaluating...
Vilsack Announced New Crop Insurance Program
- October 23, 2014
Posted October 23, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to...