Posted on April 16, 2021Because of the nature of farming, independent contractor classification could have a huge impact on the industry.
Posted on April 16, 2021Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack noted Wednesday at a House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee hearing that USDA would not continue the Families to Farmers Food Box Program started by the Trump administration but expected to distribute dairy products from the dairy donation program.
Posted on April 16, 2021As the legal fight plays out in federal appeals court on California's Proposition 12, hog producers across the country wait for the state to issue compliance rules.
Posted on April 14, 2021A three-judge panel of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit entertained oral arguments in a case believed by hog industry officials to have far-reaching effects.
Posted on April 14, 2021Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told lawmakers on Wednesday that USDA is dropping the Farmers to Families Food Program but will find other avenues to keep providing dairy and produce products to food banks. Vilsack testified before the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on an array of topics.
Posted on April 14, 2021John Bentley, a volunteer fireman for 22 years, knows where most of the residents of Macedonia, Iowa live, all 245 of them, but he also knows who works in which fields. This saves precious minutes in an emergency. Here are more tips to make his job easier.
Posted on April 13, 2021Most U.S. wholesale fertilizer prices are expected to rise in the short term as demand for spring applications picks up across the country.
Posted on April 13, 2021AltEn LLC, an ethanol plant in Mead, Nebraska, remains idle and faces a lawsuit from the state of Nebraska over millions of gallons of toxic water that spilled in February 2021 and 84,000 tons of distillers grains from treated corn seed piled on its property. The ethanol plant also owes more than $518,000 in back property taxes. Still, the owners are seeking to transfer a permit for their 30,000-head adjoining feedyard to a Texas operation.
Posted on April 13, 2021The Supreme Court of the U.S. has been asked to review a ruling that would extend California's Proposition 12 rule, regarding how some types of livestock are raised, to all product sold into the state, regardless of home state of production.