Ag News

House Ag Chair Intends on Farm Bill Markup in May

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn GT Thompson says “without a doubt,” the farm bill will be out of his committee by Memorial Day. The Pennsylvania...

March Consumer Price Index: Small Increases in Food Prices

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.4 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, the same increase as in February....

Cases Of The Bird Flu Discovered In A Herd Of North Carolina Dairy Cows

(Raleigh, NC) — The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has confirmed several cases of the bird flu have been detected in a herd of...

EPA Finalizes PFAS Drinking Water Limits

The Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday finalized PFAS drinking water limits, a move the agency claims will protect 100 million people from PFAS pollution. Farmers and...

APHIS Supports Projects to Control and Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service this week announced the availability of more than $12 million to control and prevent chronic wasting disease...

Ethanol Industry Submits Joint Comments Seeking Permanent Removal Of Brazilian Tariff On Imported U.S. Ethanol

This week, the Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. Grains Council and Growth Energy jointly submitted comments within the Brazilian Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX) regarding...

Grassley to Schumer: Put the Farm Bill on the Senate Agenda

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) calls on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to move forward with a bipartisan Farm Bill in short order. Grassley is...

NASS Discontinues July Cattle Report and Other Reports

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service announced Tuesday that it is canceling the July Cattle report and discontinuing the Cotton Objective Yield Survey and all...