California Republican David Valadao, who lives on his family's dairy farm in central California, says he's concerned that a new agreement to curb the use of the Colorado River could lead to higher water prices for producers in his district.
President Biden’s ambitious climate change goals, including a cut in 2005 greenhouse gas emission levels by 50% within seven years, will require massive investments in renewable energy and the nation’s transmission system.
The European Union has been on a mission for the past decade to ban the foreign use of food names like bologna, gruyere and feta cheese, depriving U.S. producers of markets around the world, but a bipartisan roster of lawmakers has stepped forward to try to curb the EU campaign.
The pet food industry wants to put the Food and Drug Administration in charge of regulating labels and packaging for dog and cat food, replacing a patchwork of state rules that now exist, but the proposal has raised questions with others in the animal feed sector.
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Kay Granger on Tuesday postponed scheduled action on the fiscal 2024 Agriculture spending bill and three other measures, citing the ongoing negotiations with the White House over the debt ceiling limit.