The latest in a long line of rules addressing the meaning of “waters of the U.S.” should help farm producers understand which areas of their land may be subject to federal regulation, EPA's top water official said on Agri-Pulse Newsmakers.
Two more equipment companies have inked right-to-repair memorandums of understanding with the American Farm Bureau Federation, bringing about 70% of the ag equipment sold in the U.S. under the same umbrella of agreement.
Farm groups are calling for Agriculture Department loan program payment rates to be increased in the upcoming farm bill, while agency officials look at other ways to make the programs more accessible and flexible for producers.
Industry analysts say consumers should not expect egg prices to return to lower levels due to the sustained impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak, which is proving worse than the one experienced in 2014-15.
Hundreds of agricultural organizations – including one that had stopped short of supporting a previous compromise – are pressing Senate leaders to make time for legislation that would address farm labor before adjourning for the year.