Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law, or BIL, will help make electric vehicle charging stations as convenient in rural America as gas stations are now.
The Biden administration will work with the United Farm Workers to develop a $65 million program broadly aimed at ensuring farms implement “robust health and safety standards” for employees and preventing unfair recruitment practices for H-2A workers.
A proposed 8,000-head-per-day beef processing facility in South Dakota is joining a packed roster of planned and existing plants that could be forced to compete for shrinking cattle inventories in the years ahead.
In response to stories of abuse from sheep herders who come to the western United States on H-2A visas, an advocacy nonprofit and two public interest law firms have filed suit against Western Range Association. Western Range Association perceives, however, that that the "filing of this lawsuit and the timing, may be an attempt to utilize the press to gain a litigation advantage in another pending matter.”
Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. announces keynote speakers for the 2022 Agri-Pulse Food & Ag Issues Summit. The event is being held at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento on July 11, 2022. Virtual attendance options are also available.