USDA expects farmers to plant 97 million acres of corn, rural electric cooperatives ask for COVID-19 testing kits, and Sen. Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley asks the Department of Justice to watch meat markets for potential price gouging. Hear more in today’s DriveTime.
The Senate Agriculture Committee is expected to take action on the updated Growing Climate Solutions Act this week, House Ag members hear rural broadband challenges, and cold weather slows Midwest planting. That and more in today’s DriveTime.
Climate change is top of mind in Washington this week, including the role agriculture can play in dealing with it. More on that and a call for more ag research funding from a leading official in today's DriveTime.
The Biden administration's USDA undersecretary slate looks to include a carbon bank proponent. More on that and a look at an upcoming biofuel landmark in today's DriveTime.