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.
Coming off a tough year for biofuels in 2019, a federal appeals court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of small refinery exemptions is offering the industry a shot of optimism.
Thousands of producers who have filed complaints with state agencies or the EPA about off-target dicamba damage could end up as plaintiffs following a federal jury's decision to award $265 million to a Missouri peach farm, plaintiffs' attorneys say.
Four Democratic presidential candidates used a first-of-its kind town hall dedicated to America's infrastructure needs to push ambitious plans to expand rural broadband and fix the nation's transportation systems, including waterways, while also addressing climate change.
The Farm Service Agency needs to provide clear guidance to producers trying to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program and re-examine its reductions in incentive payments, which are likely to discourage producers from signing up for the popular program.
President Donald Trump’s election-year budget proposes $1 trillion in infrastructure spending, including $25 billion earmarked for rural America, while reprising recommendations for slashing farm programs and nutrition assistance.