WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 - The EPA is about to get a new administrator. The Senate is expected today to approve Scott Pruitt’s nomination to head the EPA after he cleared a key procedural hurdle yesterday.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017- A new poll shows that American farmers are pessimistic that there’s going to be any improvement in the agricultural economy over the next year. Half of U.S. growers think conditions will be about the same and nearly 29 percent think they’ll actually be worse.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2017 – The House Agriculture Committee this week begins laying the groundwork for writing a new farm bill, while Senate Republicans gear up for a fight over another cabinet nominee important to agriculture, Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Labor Department.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 - President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, will meet at the White House today to discuss a range of issues, including trade. They’ll then head to Florida to spend the weekend together at the president’s Mar a Lago estate.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2017 - Bitter Senate fights over President Trump’s nominees, plus a backlog of FBI background investigations, are leaving departments and agencies critical to farmers and ranchers without new leadership.