Federal Reserve action to curb inflation is also having an impact on the business decisions of American producers, according to a panel of ag economy experts speaking Monday at the Agri-Pulse Ag and Food Policy Summit.
USDA’s Equity Commission has taken a major step toward issuing a set of recommendations it says would address racial discrimination and make the implementation of USDA programs equitable across the department.
Farm Credit Council is expanding its internship program aimed at students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to also include members of the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences at other institutions.
Many political action committees tied to major farm and rural interests significantly slowed down their contributions to members of Congress after the storming of the Capitol Jan. 6, but the groups are now playing catch-up.
A recent memo from the Farm Credit Administration to farm credit banks and associations on hemp financing has a prominent hemp industry group concerned that many growers could have difficulty obtaining loans they need to expand their operations.