Livestock groups are trying to push legislation that would prevent farmers and ranchers from being regulated like superfund sites, but an enforcement deadline could arrive before a bill can be passed.
The leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee took their pro-agriculture message to a different panel on Wednesday, urging a Trump administration nominee to stick with trade negotiations rather than abandon them.
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey’s nomination to be a USDA undersecretary has been stuck in the United States Senate for months, and one of his home state senators says he’s willing to try different methods to get it approved.
The end of 2017 brought changes to the nation’s tax code, but the principles of good estate planning don’t appear to have been impacted by the new law.
A newly formed coalition is hoping to bridge the urban and rural gap to provide better broadband service to areas where the service is either lacking or not up to par.
The Department of Agriculture and the nation’s two largest farm groups want to raise awareness and generate conversations about the ongoing opioid crisis in rural America.