Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill insist they are getting closer to a deal on President Biden’s Build Back Better plan. Sen. Joe Manchin, one of two key moderate Democrats, told reporters Thursday the talks were “making good progress.” But he also said he didn’t expect a deal “anytime soon.”
The new leader of USDA's rural development efforts wants to underscore the importance and diversity of farm country in her actions as undersecretary, offering priorities that mirror the Biden White House and Vilsack Department of Agriculture in the process.
Three federal agencies warned critical infrastructure entities, including food and agriculture organizations, to implement new recommendations and hopefully, protect against BlackMatter Ransomware attacks.
Demand for U.S. soy has never been stronger but there are changing dynamics on the horizon. In this webinar, you’ll hear from soy leaders representing the soy checkoff, ASA and USSEC about how these partner organizations work together to promote your sustainability story to build new markets and create future opportunities for U.S. soybean farmers. Sara Wyant, founder and editor at Agri-Pulse, will serve as moderator. The webinar is sponsored by the United Soybean Board, the American Soybean Association and the U.S. Soybean Export Council.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese unveiled a new report that blamed consolidation in the beef, pork and poultry sectors for higher grocery store bills and unveiled new actions to address the situation.
In response to growing concerns about COVID-19, more than 30 state and national agricultural organizations representing farm, commodity and agribusiness communities joined together to promote vaccination among farmers and other rural Americans.