The budget package included provisions to permanently change the statutory language governing the use of USDA’s Section-514 farm labor housing loan program.
Under the MOU, the agencies commit to working together to make the necessary environmental and permitting decisions for major infrastructure projects with a goal to complete the entire process within 2 years.
CBO’s estimate shows the largest share of projected farm bill expenditures, 76.5 percent of all farm bill spending, belongs to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Bill sponsors list potential positive effects of making Daylight Saving Time permanent for the nation.
After a successful maiden voyage, MFB’s second Academy for Political Leadership is readying to set sail again later this year.
Unfortunately, the request fails to recognize that it is inappropriate to list a domestic livestock animal under the ESA.
The state House and Senate has finalized legislation to preserve agriculture’s sales and use tax exemptions. House Bills 4561 and 4564 now await Gov. Snyder’s approval.
“Perhaps the officials are not aware of the law, so farmers should be part of that educational process. The ordinance won’t be withdrawn if it’s not challenged, and if it’s not challenged, it just hangs out there.”
The 2018 farm bill will help address the economic challenges facing farmers and ranchers, while making historic investments in opportunities for SNAP recipients, sponsors say.
The Algae Agriculture Act of 2018 establishes a number of provisions to promote the expansion of algae farming in communities across the United States.
Financial benchmarks provide farmers key insights into how their operation is performing financially and help identify areas for improvement.
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.