Raising the debt limit: How Chapter 12 bankruptcy saves family farms
- August 2, 2019
- Christina Cole
The Senate on Thursday passed the Family Farmer Relief Act, a bill that raises the amount of debt that farmers interested...
Spending on farm subsidies to spike over the next three years
- February 2, 2016
- Cade Collister
Posted February 2, 2016 According to new government spending projections released by the Congressional Budget Office, spending on farm subsidies will...
Appeals court rules against Obama’s immigration plan
- November 11, 2015
Posted November 11, 2015 A federal appeals court said that President Obama could not overhaul immigration rules by providing up...
Sixteen states sue the EPA
- June 30, 2015
Posted June 30, 2014 Sixteen states have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contesting a rule that...
Senators Introduce Bill to Ease Ag Sales in Cuba
- April 24, 2015
Posted April 24, 2015 Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a bill today that would allow banks...
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...
Leasing, Conditional Sales Agreements, and the Future of Section 179
- February 10, 2015
Posted February 10, 2015 The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Law & Taxation blog published an article on Leasing, Conditional Sales...
White House Budget Increase for Single Food Agency
- February 4, 2015
Posted February 4, 2015 President Obama is seeking an increase fiscal 2016 to fund the proposed single food agency, according...
WOTUS Interpretive Rule Withdrawn
- February 3, 2015
Posted February 3, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers issued a memorandum of understanding to...
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Package, Many Agricultural Riders
- December 15, 2014
Posted December 15, 2014 The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending package to fund the federal government for the...
Farm Groups Urge Section 179 Restoration
- November 20, 2014
Posted November 20, 2014 The National Milk Producers Federation along with 41 other agricultural organizations in are urging Congress to...
WSDA Seeking to Enforce New Food Safety Law
- September 19, 2014
Posted September 19, 2014 The Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is trying to enforce a new federal food safety law,...
Estate Taxes Ready for Repeal
- June 20, 2014
Posted June 20, 2014 Legislation to repeal estate taxes is ready for floor action with 218 co-sponsors, more than half...
Wheat Growers Request Support for Pesticide Permitting Bill
- June 16, 2014
Posted June 16, 2014 The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is requesting support from Members of Congress for H.R....