WASHINGTON, August 2, 2017 - The 2017 economic performance for agriculture in the American Heartland is being affected by uncertain and volatile commodity markets and weather, to be sure, but it may wrap up little changed from 2016 overall.
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2017 - Gray wolves in the Western Great Lakes region will continue to be protected under the Endangered Species Act because of a ruling Tuesday by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 – The eight members of the House Agriculture Committee who traveled to San Angelo, Texas, for the panel’s second farm bill listening session heard from a wide variety of farmers Monday, but it was the cotton producers who dominated the event with pleas for more assistance.
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2017 - The House Agriculture Committee goes on the road this week to hold a trio of listening sessions as lawmakers prepare to write a new farm bill later this year or early in 2018.
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 – The Environmental Protection Agency was wrong in its interpretation of “inadequate domestic supply” when decreasing required renewable fuel blending, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit ruled Friday.
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 - Speed is of the essence when it comes to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a panel of witnesses told the House Agriculture Committee today. That’s because the uncertainty surrounding the overhaul has some importers – mostly in Mexico – turning to other suppliers to get the chicken and grain they need.
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 - The Trump administrations effort to write new "waters of the U.S." regulations takes a big step forward Thursday with publication of a proposed rule to withdraw the Obama administration's 2015 rule.
WASHINGTON, July 26, 207 - With rural hospitals at risk of closure and healthcare providers increasingly abandoning sparsely populated areas, residents in vast swaths of the country often must drive for hours and take time off from work to see a doctor or medical specialist.