For all of you working on farms and ranches, you realize that the important work of producing food and feeding people never stops. It’s the same pattern for those in our packing plants, our truckers, our food workers and everyone along the supply chain from farm to fork.
A coordinating structure that was first established in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is diligently working to protect US food production and avoid potential COVID-19 disruptions in the food supply chain. It’s not been easy.
Out of an abundance of caution and concern, Agri-Pulse will postpone the Ag & Food Policy Summit from March 23 to June 22. We have secured the same space at the National Press Club and will be working with speakers and sponsors to replicate the March 23 event.
Selected projects under USDA's Plant Protection Act Section 7721 program will be carried out by universities, states, federal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofits, and Tribal organizations
Many people in agriculture — both Republicans and Democrats — are working to get House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson re-elected, but he's still being coy about his plans to run again in his western Minnesota district, which is now rated a toss-up.
New questions about the future of the hemp industry emerged after one of the largest CBD processors filed for bankruptcy, but advocates remain bullish about the long-term future — if they can get more answers out of FDA.