Farm groups that have been appealing to the federal government for years to address a labor shortage could finally see some action from the next Congress should Democrats win control of the government, but any expansion of access to foreign labor will likely come with strings attached.
A collection of the nation’s biofuel producers are calling on President Donald Trump to reject a collection of Small Refinery Exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard currently under consideration by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Former Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman is one of more than 200 alumni of the George W. Bush administration who signed a statement released Thursday endorsing the Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden.
Former White House physician Ronny Jackson pledged to keep pushing President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda after winning the GOP nomination for a Texas congressional seat over a cattle industry lobbyist who was backed by the Texas Farm Bureau and other state and national ag groups.
An upcoming run-off election in one of the nation’s largest agricultural districts has produced a confrontation, with Texas’ colorful and controversial ag commissioner, Sid Miller, and President Donald Trump on one side, and major state and national farm groups on the other.
The Department of Justice is seeking information from the nation’s largest meatpackers, a move that provides further indication of an investigation into the practices of the four major players in the industry.