Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Saturday, February 24, 2018

Items Tagged with 'Organic Trade Association'

ARTICLES

USDA challenges, delays organic livestock rule

The Trump administration is further delaying new animal-welfare standards for organic livestock and poultry production, and USDA officials are raising concerns about the legal and economic justification for the regulations developed under the Obama administration.
Read More

AMS reviews responses to GMO labeling questions

WASHINGTON, August 30, 2017 - To help determine how to implement the GMO labeling law signed into law last year, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service asked stakeholders to respond to 30 questions dealing with issues ranging from allowable thresholds for bioengineered substances to the specific labeling language that can be used by food manufacturers.
Read More

Ag infrastructure is a broad challenge, speakers say

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - There is a whale of a lot more needed than a robust farm bill to build the kind of substructure needed to sustain America’s rural and agricultural economy, according to the speakers on a rural infrastructure panel at the Farm Bill Summit sponsored by Agri-Pulse this week in Washington.
Read More

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 - New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has only been on the job a few days, but he’s already making big plans for changes at the agency he sued 14 times as former attorney general of Oklahoma.
Read More