“Parents should know the choice they are making when giving their children raw milk.”
Project RED, or Rural Education Day, has been the bedrock of ag education for the Osceola County Farm Bureau.
“There’s no sense in getting all worked up about something that will look vastly different tomorrow than it does today.”
Overall farm bill spending would be cut $240 billion over a 10-year period. Approximately $46 billion of those savings would come from agriculture programs – while the other $194 billion would be slashed from the nutrition programs.
Agencies must engage in greater outreach and do so sooner in the process. Increased transparency and disclosure can only help to instill greater confidence in the system. That confidence is too often lacking today,” American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall said.
America's farmers and ranchers need pro-growth policies that will help them compete and win across the globe - but especially here at home.
This is the last installment in a series about the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Michigan alfalfa scouting report and cutting schedule for this week
Weather, high debt-service, a lack of liquidity and the difficulties of passing on land from one generation to the next all make taxation an important issue for farmers and ranchers.
USDA conservation financial assistance helps farmers with the cost of implementing a variety of conservation practices proven to reduce soil erosion, protect water quality, improve soil health, and provide quality habitat for pollinators and other wildlife.
The EPA actually classified a mere 1,069 out of its 16,205 employees as essential during the 2013 federal government shutdown. So asking department officials to struggle through with an $8.06 billion budget in 2017 — compared to the $8.2 billion they received in 2016 — is not imposing a serious hardship.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.
I am frequently asked "what is a gun trust and when should I create one?" The short answer is that gun trusts are created primarily to acquire, possess and use firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (the NFA).
For many farmers, it seems hardly a year goes by without some form of capital investment, whether in equipment, facilities, livestock or land.
The EPA and Army Corps had been without a valid WOTUS definition for some time.
Employers should prepare for immigration enforcement impact