Home > News > Government

Archive for the "Government" Tag

  1. Top Ag News
    NASDA-As Learnings on Hemp Grow, State Ag Officials Adapt Policies

    At the 2020 Winter Policy Conference of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) yesterday, policy items addressing some of […]

    February 28, 2020
  2. Top Ag News
    Progress on U.S.-China Phase One agreement

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced today that China has taken numerous actions to […]

    February 26, 2020
  3. Top Ag News
    The 2020 Outlook for U.S. Agriculture From USDA’s Chief Economist

    Speaking on Thursday at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia, USDA Chief Economist Robert C. Johansson provided a broad outlook for U.S. agriculture.  Today’s update […]

    February 25, 2020
  4. Top Ag News
    Canadian Ag Minister Reports Country Will Sign USMCA Agreement Soon

    Canadian Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau says the country will ratify the US Mexico Canada Agreement soon. “We are going through our […]

    February 25, 2020
  5. Top Ag News
    Secretary Perdue Announces New Innovation Initiative for USDA

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the Agriculture Innovation Agenda, a department-wide initiative to align resources, programs, and research to […]

    February 20, 2020
  6. Top Ag News
    Debate Over MFP Fairness

    Bart Fischer, a former House Agriculture Committee chief economist who is now a professor at Texas A&M University, said here Tuesday he […]

    February 20, 2020
  7. Top Ag News
    Several Common Tax Strategies on IRS Watchlist This Tax Season

    Tax breaks commonly used by farmers and ranchers also tend to raise red flags with the Internal Revenue Service, increasing the likelihood […]

    February 20, 2020
  8. Top Ag News
    Legal Pursuit on WOTUS Repeal Rule Put on Hold by Federal Court

    A federal court has granted environmental groups’ request to stay a lawsuit challenging EPA’s repeal of the 2015 waters of the United […]

    February 19, 2020
  9. Top Ag News
    Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys-2019 Fourth Quarter Farm Economy Conditions

    Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and Kansas City released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the fourth […]

    February 18, 2020
  10. Top Ag News
    Mississippi River Dredging Offers Ag Commodity Shipping Opportunities

    With a funding line in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers budget earlier this week, advocates who have spent years advocating for […]

    February 17, 2020