Leading election analysts are downgrading the re-election chances of several House Democrats, including Georgia’s Sanford Bishop, who chairs the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee and also sits on the House Agriculture Committee.
Amid growing concerns about the impact of the war in Ukraine, the G7 ag ministers have joined the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in urging countries not to protect their own food supplies by restricting exports.
Darci Vetter has joined The Nature Conservancy and EPA Administrator Michael Regan has announced the appointment of Robin Morris Collin to be EPA’s senior adviser to the administrator for environmental justice.
The Biden administration is temporarily imposing a vaccine mandate on noncitizens entering the country, which could pose a problem for farmers. The mandate will apply to farmworkers holding H-2A visas — and also to truck drivers crossing the border.