(This is the fifth article in our new Agri-Pulse series, “The Seven Things You Should Know Before You Write the Next Farm Bill.” Each segment provides important background and “lessons learned” that can help inform and stimulate debate before formal work starts on writing the next farm bill.)
WASHINGTON, Mar. 15, 2017 - A little-noticed provision in President Trump’s revised executive order barring residents of some predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States could make it harder for farmers and ranchers to get legal foreign workers on a timely basis.
(This is the third article in our new Agri-Pulse series, “The seven things you should know before you write the next farm bill.” Each segment provides important background and “lessons learned” that can help inform and stimulate debate before formal work starts on writing the next farm bill.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2017 - President Trump will lay out his agenda for the country to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, while the House Agriculture Committee launches a series of hearings as it prepares to write a new farm bill.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 – The leader of the biggest U.S. farmer group says American agriculture is experiencing something of a Charles Dickens moment, benefiting from what he called the “the best times” while simultaneously dealing with the “worst” of times.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 - President Donald Trump is back in Washington today after a two-day trip to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where he spent the weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, playing golf and talking policy.
DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2017 - Cotton growers are expected to increase plantings by more than 9 percent, a survey shows, and the House Agriculture Committee chairman assures the industry the next farm bill will add price supports for the crop.
By: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
I come from a state where rural communities serve as the bedrock to our culture and economy. A place where the importance of local leaders – school board members, church deacons and hospital board trustees – is recognized and encouraged.