In the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, there were 33,830 positions requested through the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program, the highest ever for the October-through-December period and a near 17 percent increase over the same quarter in the previous year.
President Donald Trump today officially rolled out his proposal to spur $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investment, eliciting praise from farm groups for the 55-page plan that highlights the need to improve rural, roads, bridges, waterways and internet access.
Current and future court challenges to the “waters of the U.S.” rule must be heard in federal district courts, not circuit courts of appeals, the Supreme Court said Monday in a unanimous decision that ultimately could lead to lawsuits filed all over the country.
President Donald Trump spoke with Agri-Pulse before his speech at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 99th annual convention in Nashville Monday, and we asked him questions that many farmers and ranchers have on their minds.
President Trump puts a focus on agriculture and rural America as he heads to Nashville to address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention on Monday in his first major speech since signing the sweeping tax bill before Christmas.