Cargill taps two to take on new agricultural supply chain and animal nutrition leadership roles, Beck Ag appoints new CEO, and new staff appointees are added to the House Ag Committee and Natural Resource Committee.
President Donald Trump makes his case to the nation this week for his trade and immigration policies, while Senate Republicans look to advance Anthony Wheeler’s nomination to be administrator of the EPA.
The Democrats taking over House committees and subcommittees will push back hard against the Trump administration’s environmental policies and put a major focus on climate change, but ag groups will need to find allies on trade and other key issues.
President Trump intends to nominate Melissa Burnison, a lobbyist with the Nuclear Energy Institute, to be assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs at the Energy Department (DOE).
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 - Bills to delist gray wolves in the Great Lakes region, give states a larger role in listing imperiled species and cap attorney fees awarded to Endangered Species Act litigants were the subjects of debate at a House Natural Resources Committee hearing today.