The winner of last year’s World Food Prize says more people need to offer investments in African agriculture, and that includes investors from the United States.
The House Agriculture Committee has postponed its anticipated farm bill markup, which alters an already sensitive timeline for legislative action this year.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was one of five cabinet secretaries that testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, offering his perspective on how a potential infrastructure plan could benefit agriculture.
Discussions on the nation’s biofuels policy are coming along according to an influential senator on the side of renewable fuels.
Livestock groups hope to use the upcoming farm bill as an avenue to create a foot and mouth disease vaccine bank, and the Department of Agriculture is trying to figure out if this is the right approach.
A flurry of studies relating to the Renewable Fuel Standard have been published in the last week, and the biofuels community is crying foul on one in particular.