Four Democratic presidential candidates used a first-of-its kind town hall dedicated to America's infrastructure needs to push ambitious plans to expand rural broadband and fix the nation's transportation systems, including waterways, while also addressing climate change.
This is the fourth podcast in our five-part series examining a wide range of issues facing the dairy industry sponsored by Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. In this episode, Spencer Chase and Ben Nuelle explore the realities of how hard it can be to secure a reliable workforce for the nation's dairy farms, what that means to the producer, and what is being done about it on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers are expressing confidence that they can they can pass a water projects authorization bill this year despite the distraction of a campaign where control of both Congress and the White House will be at stake.
This is the third episode in our five-episode podcast series on the issues facing the dairy industry sponsored by Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. In this episode, farm broadcasters Spencer Chase and Ben Nuelle explore the economics and the pricing practices of the industry.
Today over 5 million U.S. households use heating oil as a main source of heat but many are looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The biodiesel industry sees that as an opportunity to expand the market for Bioheat.
The White House is out with a new plan for addressing drug addiction in rural areas, and farm group leaders are hopeful the news will lead to a better approach to dealing with issues like the opioid crisis.