WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - Tax reform is one of the two highest priorities for Republicans in Congress this year along with replacing Obamacare, but GOP lawmakers are struggling to make progress on either.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2017 - The Agriculture Department (USDA) has announced speakers for the 2017 Agricultural Outlook Forum, A New Horizon: The Future of Agriculture, which will be held Feb. 23–24, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 - White House spokesman Sean Spicer is calling a new executive order the most significant action against overregulation since 1981. The order would bar agencies from finalizing any new rules during the rest of the 2017 fiscal year that would impose higher costs on the economy.