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U.S. Capitol
14:22PM Jul 28, 2020

Carbon Goal Will Create Undue Hardships For Farmers, Congressman Says

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) said he will not support an extreme climate agenda that fails to consider that rural Americans will have to shoulder the burden of it.

09:23AM Jul 28, 2020

U.S. Warns Against Planting Unsolicited Seeds from China

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday warned residents against planting unsolicited packages of seeds arriving from China because they could harm the environment.

3-courtesy Food Bank for the Heartland
17:15PM Apr 14, 2020

Letter to USDA: help food banks, reduce food waste

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

It’s a disturbing paradox during the COVID-19 pandemic: Food banks are seeing skyrocketing demand with hours-long waits while growers are forced to waste tons of food.

15:00PM Mar 13, 2020

Wonderful Company adds two new flavors

Tom Burfield
AgWeb Contributor

The Wonderful Co. has added two new flavors to its Wonderful Pistachios No Shells offerings, said Adam Cooper, senior vice president of marketing.

10:54AM Feb 26, 2020

AgPro Podcast: ARA Hosts Fly-In, Talks Policy Priorities

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“We set up our members with over 120 Capitol Hill visits or congressional visits covering 20 states,” Richard Gupton says.

18:54PM Feb 12, 2020

Budget proposal for harvest box draws retail ire

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A recycled proposal in President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget seeking to incorporate food box deliveries to food stamp recipients is drawing protests from U.S. retail interests.

17:00PM Dec 16, 2019

Ag Funding Bill Includes $1.5 Billion In Additional Disaster Aid

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

“We secured another $1.5 billion in disaster assistance for our farmers and ranchers in the Agriculture Appropriations bill." - Sen. John Hoeven