WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – The last 10 years have seen “a remarkable rise in cost and the time it takes to approve” new agricultural innovations, at least in part because of added regulatory constraints, Illinois farmer Mark Scholl, chairman of the Farm Foundation board, told a forum on food and agricultural regulations here today.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 - A study by three former USDA agricultural economists, the first of a series by a conservative think tank, concludes that the impact of farm subsidies and related programs on food prices and consumption are “surely tiny.”
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump’s delayed selection of his new agriculture secretary not only has created consternation among his farm belt supporters and many farm group leaders, it likely will mean that filling USDA’s sub-cabinet and agency officials will take even longer than usual.
Rep. John Michael (Mick) Mulvaney, R-S.C., President-elect Donald Trump0s choice for director of the Office of Management and Budget, brings a determination to cut federal spending that rivals one of his most notable predecessors, David Stockman 0
Republican Donald Trump is headed for the White House because he upset Democrat Hillary Clinton in the outstate sections counties beyond the metropolitan areas in Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
John Glenn's pioneering space flight made him an American icon. But he also compiled a farmer-friendly record that was eclipsed by his other accomplishments in four Senate terms before he retired in 1998.
Glenn, an American icon from his pioneering space flight, d
Seven months after its release, the report by the National Academy of Sciences on `Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects,` has failed to narrow the divide between the consensus of scientists and evidence-based analysts that biotech crops are safe and the m
Neither organic agriculture nor advanced biotechnology will solve Cubas food production deficit, a noted expert on the countrys food needs told Washington audiences Tuesday. Former World Food Prize winner Pedro Sanchez, research professor of tropical soils at the University
To maintain a competitive agriculture, the next administration in Washington should adopt bipartisan trade policy, reform immigration laws and pursue water and pesticide regulatory policies that acknowledge the strategic importance of food, four experts told a Farm Foundation Forum Tue