This blog describes the portions of the House farm bill not included in last week's blog--titles covering trade, rural development, credit, agricultural research, forestry, horticulture, and miscellaneous issues.
The House Agriculture Committee marked up a farm bill on April 18, reported out of Committee on a party line vote. This blog describes key changes to the four largest titles: nutrition, commodities, crop insurance, and conservation.
Unlike many sectors of agriculture, the dairy industry has successfully woven together disparate supply chain stakeholders to adopt common best practices and advance consumer outreach.
In addition to the discretionary cuts to USDA funding described in last week's blog, the President's FY19 budget also proposed $254 billion in cuts over ten years to programs in the four main titles of the farm bill, nutrition, crop insurance, commodities, and conservation.
The event brings together more than 3,000 attendees, 75% of whom are decision-makers, from global brands such as Amazon, DanoneWave, Ford, Google, Kellogg Company, Nestle, PepsiCo and Walmart.
A lawsuit claiming Monsanto Co.’s popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer was dealt a blow by a judge’s conclusions that the opinions of the experts testifying against it are "shaky," a potentially devastating development for the case getting to trial.
Congressional committees and farm groups have crafted language to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unintended tax advantage to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers.