In: Farm Bill
USDA Announced Availability of Funding for Tribal Land-Grant Colleges
- July 3, 2014
Posted July 3, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability...
NSAC Issues Climate Change Recommendations Under Farm Bill
- June 26, 2014
Posted June 26, 2014 A year after the President’s Climate Action Plan, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) announced the...
Agriculture Research Boards Begins Search for Directors
- June 24, 2014
Posted June 24, 2014 Board of directors to be named for the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, which was...
Farm Bill Could Cause Problems for Peanut Growers
- June 6, 2014
Posted June 6, 2014 Peanut farmers are worried about unexpected effects of the farm bill on crops, according to an...
Committee Approved 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
- June 2, 2014
Posted June 2, 2014 On Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a...
House Panel Supports School Lunch Waivers
- May 30, 2014
Posted May 30, 2014 At the House Appropriations Committee, Republicans moved forward with the plan to offer school districts a...
USDA Seeks Partnerships in New Conservation Program
- May 28, 2014
Posted May 28, 2014 On Tuesday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) traveled to...
NFU Submits Testimony to Congress on Country of Origin Labeling
- May 13, 2014
Posted May 13, 2014 The National Farmers Union (NFU) recently submitted additional testimony to the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on...
Groups Ask Vilsack to Consider Regional Interests in Farm Bill Implementation
- May 12, 2014
Posted May 12, 2014 Several farm groups recently asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to consider all regional interests in...
Kentucky Hemp Crop Ready for Planting
- May 7, 2014
Posted May 7, 2014 Kentucky’s first legal hemp crop since the 1950s is ready to be planted this month, according...
NY Bill Would Allow Industrial Hemp Cultivation
- April 24, 2014
Posted April 24, 2014 New York could be the next state to approve industrial hemp cultivation under a new bill...
Experts Weigh in on Making Farm Bill Decisions
- April 10, 2014
Posted April 10, 2014 The new farm bill includes many changes and farm services experts and agricultural accountants are offering...
Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report
- April 7, 2014
Posted April 7, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...
Senator Cochran Asks USDA to Designate a Critical Conservation Area
- April 4, 2014
Posted April 4, 2014 U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) recently suggested that USDA consider designating the Lower Mississippi River Valley...
USDA Announces Farm Bill Modifications to Loan Programs
- March 27, 2014
Posted March 27, 2014 Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, recently announced modifications to loan programs administered by...