MEXICO, August 9, 2017 -A Mexican district court judge in Los Mochis ruled last week that the systems approach for U.S. fresh potato imports “lacks scientific basis” and, citing phytosanitary concerns, ordered a continued ban on U.S. potatoes in most of Mexico.
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 – Witnesses and lawmakers at a House Agriculture Committee hearing today showed broad support for immigration reform and mechanization research to address labor shortages faced by specialty crop producers.
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 - The nation’s feral hog population is growing, despite increased government involvement and funding to combat the menace that is blamed for billions of dollars in damage each year.
WEST VIRGINIA, July 5, 2017 - By transforming a decommissioned armory into a functioning “agriculture hub,” the West Virginia National Guard is creating a place where veterans and the communities can learn about farming.
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 – While lawmakers and witnesses at a congressional hearing on Thursday agreed that rural America desperately needs more and better broadband service to prosper, it was unclear where the funds to expand the service would come from.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 – A group of 21 farm and lending organizations, including the National Farmers Union and the American Bankers Association, is urging the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations committees to make sure the country’s farmers and ranchers have adequate access to credit as they face another year of difficult economic conditions.