The House will vote on a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that likely has no future in the GOP-controlled Senate but does provide a blueprint for what Democrats may try to do if they win control of the Senate in November.
Bayer has announced “a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation,” including payments of up to $10.9 billion to settle current and future Roundup claims against the company and $400 million to settle dicamba drift damage complaints.
Farmers and other water users in the Klamath Basin have finally come to the end of the legal road in their attempt to get compensation for water that was reallocated to protect endangered fish in 2001.
Agricultural shippers who use one of America's inland waterways to move grain, fertilizer, chemicals, and other products through the nation's midsection say they are ready for lock and dam project closures this summer.
Agri-tourism operations around the nation have seen differing levels of success dealing with stay-at-home orders and visitor restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Some farms, notably U-pick operations, are finding it easier to adapt. Others aren’t.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it will supply the 12 state members of the Hypoxia Task Force with an additional $840,000 to go towards “improving water quality” and “reducing excess nutrients” in the Mississippi River/Atchafalaya River Basin.