LATEST NEWS FROM Infrastructure

10:09AM Aug 16, 2019

US Water Policy--What Does It Mean for Water Availability for Farmers?

Stephanie Mercier
Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser
Every five years, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts an Irrigation and Water Management Survey as a follow-up to the Census of Agriculture. Such a survey was conducted in ...
06:00AM Aug 03, 2019

Broadband Access Vital for Rural America and the Economy

Global Farmer Network
AgWeb Contributor
By Joanna Lidback: Barton, Vermont I have to drive 20 miles to see a traffic light. To get to an airport from our farm requires a 2-hour drive to Burlington. ...
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06:30AM Jul 30, 2019

Ag Retail Industry Continues to Face Transportation Challenges

AgWeb Contributor
The Ag Retailers Association gives 7 policy solutions for Congress
12:36PM May 30, 2019

Ag Retailers Assoc. Testifies at Surface Transportation Board Hearing

AgWeb Contributor
ARA Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Counsel Richard Gupton testified about excessive demurrage and accessorial charges against agricultural retailers and distributors.
14:04PM May 23, 2019

Two Runaway Barges Crash Into Arkansas River Dam in Oklahoma

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete
One submerged within 10 seconds and the other broke apart after making contact and also sank.
12:22PM May 22, 2019

Trump Urges Congress to Pass USMCA Before Taking Up Infrastructure

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
In a letter sent to Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday, President Trump urged lawmakers to approve the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement before taking up infrastructure legislation.
19:27PM May 01, 2019

Massive Infrastructure Deal Needs Funding and Details

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
Washington leadership agrees to massive infrastructure deal, but details around funding and contents still need to be defined.