The Trump administration vowed Thursday to make it easier for farmers to bring in foreign laborers to help pick their crops and milk their cows, but offered few details on promised policy to address one of the ag sector’s most pressing concerns.
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2017 - The topics were as varied as the crops grown in the South, but research and labor stood out as common threads at the three-hour listening session held today by the House Agriculture Committee at the University of Florida.
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 - Britain gave its official notice to the EU that the country is pulling out of the pact that has tied it to other European nations for more than 40 years and farmers are speaking up about their concerns.
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2017 - With the Republican agenda in disarray, the House Agricul-ture Committee moves ahead this week with preparations for a new farm bill by diving into commodity concerns and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 – President Donald Trump will nominate Alexander Acosta as his Secretary of Labor after yesterday’s news that Andy Puzder had withdrawn his nomination for the same position. If confirmed, Acosta would be the first....
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 – President Donald Trump today signed two new executive actions to boost immigration enforcement – including an order to begin construction of the promised wall -- but that has some in the farming sector on edge because of the industry’s reliance on foreign labor.