USDA reports “locally grown” food a $4.8 billion business
- November 16, 2011
A new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says sales of “local foods,” whether sold direct to consumers at farmers markets or...
Subcommittee Approves Legislation to Provide Certainty to Rural America by Preventing Costly EPA Regulations on Farm Dust
- November 4, 2011
Yesterday, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved bipartisan legislation to provide much-needed certainty and regulation relief to...
Global Food Prices Remain High and Volatile Affecting Poorest Countried the Most
- November 2, 2011
Yesterday, a World Bank new release stated that, “Global food prices remain high and volatile, hitting the poorest countries hardest and...
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Delta Smelt case
- November 1, 2011
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal by Central California farmers who claimed the federal government lacks constitutional authority to...