A “stunning” and “dangerous” shift in U.S. policy toward pesticide labeling “poses great risks to our science-based regulatory system and global food systems,” dozens of commodity and other ag groups assert in a letter asking the Biden administration to withdraw a recently filed brief in the Supreme Court.
A Senate committee will be debating biofuel policy today amid concerns about the Biden administration’s implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard and a new study that has raised fresh criticism of ethanol mandates.
Farm groups are asking the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to stop working on a "foundational rule" to define "waters of the U.S" because the Supreme Court has decided to take up the issue.
Laura Batcha, the longtime leader of the Organic Trade Association, plans to step down in the spring of 2022, and Michael Torrey Associates has welcomed Julie McClure to its team as a director of government affairs.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture set policy for the coming year at a recent gathering, where the organization put a priority on the flow of ag goods in the U.S. and overseas.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture has tapped Ted McKinney to be the organization’s new CEO, and President Joe Biden has selected civil rights lawyer Margo Schlanger to be USDA’s assistant secretary for civil rights.