Farmers who were hit by hurricanes and wildfires last year can still sign up for significant financial assistance from the USDA, but time will run out Friday, Farm Service Administrator Richard Fordyce told Agri-Pulse in an interview.
The American Farm Bureau Federation and other agricultural organizations are asking a Texas court to block enforcement of the Obama-era “waters of the U.S.” rule in the 26 states where courts have not already stayed its implementation.
WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency has extended enforcement discretion for petroleum distribution facilities, gasoline storage facilities and bulk fuel terminals in Texas that were impacted or damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 - American wind energy industry leaders have donated $1 million to hurricane repair and rebuilding as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2017 - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue heads to hurricane-ravaged parts of Florida and Texas this week, while back in Washington the Senate Agriculture Committee takes the first step to finally provide Perdue with some key help at USDA.