Democratic congressional leaders refused to allow replenishment of a key Agriculture Department account, charging that the White House is employing it as a “political slush fund.” Senate Republicans quickly criticized the measure.
Serving as the CEO of a farmer-led nonprofit organization is never easy. But Ryan Findlay’s termination after a little more than two years as the CEO of the American Soybean Association has proven to be a head-scratcher in many ways.
Government research into a wide range of areas, and standardization of data will be needed if USDA is to implement its 30-year plan to increase U.S. agricultural production by 40% while cutting ag's environmental footprint in half.
President Donald Trump has notified Congress that he has designated Jason Kearns as chairman and Randolph Stayin as vice chairman of the United States International Trade Commission, effective June 17, 2020.