If you farm, chances are good the lawmakers took a swipe at your livelihood last week.
The money Washington takes from us doesn’t belong to some unprotected class of government employees, it belongs to those who earn it in the first place.
Alternatively, owners can follow a streamlined reporting process known as "continuous release reporting."
Part of the problem with CRP contracts stems from confusion over whether or not filter strips can be placed along drains.
As I’ve said many a time, we’re coming to a point where America will have to decide if we’re going to import workers or import our food.
The U.S. is the only major industrialized country that cannot legally grow hemp as a crop.
Thanks to our grassroots policy process, MFB is confident in the direction from our members and is able to resolve a lot of things before they become real issues.
The tax-reform framework that was released last week is very promising, but it is only a start and there is still much work to be done.
"Relevant data should be presented in ways that inform the discussion . . . rather than in ways that distort information or confuse the debate."
If you stay focused on building your reputation as a credible resource, you have a better chance of making all your words count, even if you don’t get the last word.
Fyrwald says he agrees with the definition of sustainable agriculture recently put forward by French minister Stephane Travert: “The objective is to have affordable food with tools that are safe for the farmers, for consumers, and good for environment.”
In today’s challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to monitor the operational efficiency of your operation.
It is generally well accepted that a building permit is not required for buildings used for agricultural purposes if the building does not include retail trade.
Farming is a capital-intensive business, with land, equipment and facilities that can run into millions of dollars.
As more employers plan to use the H-2A program, completing the following items this year will make an easier transition to H-2A employment.
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.