Farm input costs are likely to remain at elevated levels well after commodity prices come off their historic highs, and farm bill programs could provide only limited help, economists warned lawmakers Thursday.
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.
A Senate Agriculture Committee member says the Department of Agriculture is “seriously evaluating” a letter sent by members of Congress from the upper Midwest that would support farmers struggling with late planting.
The federal government’s Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group is helping coordinate the distribution of $13 billion provided by the infrastructure bill as drought continues to hammer western communities.
Labor unions are joining up with ocean carriers to fight proposals in Congress to reform rules for shipping U.S. food aid. Under cargo preference requirements, half of the food must be shipped on U.S.-flag carriers.