The Small Business Administration ran out of money Thursday for the highly popular forgivable loans that dairy operations and other farms and businesses that have been applying for in droves to pay workers amid the loss of sales during the COVID-19 crisis.
A deadline to appeal a ruling striking down waivers from the biofuel mandate came and went, and biofuel groups are cheering the fact that the Trump administration has not asked for a rehearing of the case.
Mindy Brashears has finally been confirmed as USDA’s undersecretary for food safety after first being nominated two years ago. We also give you an update on individuals who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
As discussions and debates over climate change legislation and policy heat up in Congress and in the federal government, nearly two dozen major farm groups announced a coalition today to ensure the views of U.S. agriculture are well represented.
The White House is out with a new plan for addressing drug addiction in rural areas, and farm group leaders are hopeful the news will lead to a better approach to dealing with issues like the opioid crisis.