U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), a leader in consumer engagement for food and agriculture, has selected Erin Fitzgerald from Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy as its next CEO.
A ground beef recall has been issued for a natural beef product originating from Texas.
Across the board, the agriculture industry is thrilled with the passage of the House farm bill.
Pork producers and cattlemen were happy with the version of the Farm Bill that was approved by members of the House on Thursday, and urge quick action by the Senate.
President Trump proposed a reorganization of the federal government, aiming to combine the Education and Labor Departments and shift control of U.S. food aid programs away from the Agriculture Department.
Ahead of the Thursday House farm bill vote host Chip Flory brings in House Ag Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway (R- Texas). Also joining the show is USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, and Dennis Slater, president of AEM.
Not only could tariffs cause layoffs and financial uncertainty for equipment manufacturers, but they will increase the price farmers pay for machinery and potentially even halt the manufacturing of some machines.