Oct 21, 2021

Senators Call on DHS to Address Ransomware Attacks

Iowa Senators Grassley and Ernst note continued attacks will affect food supply chain

Oct 7, 2021

USTR Outlines 'New Approach’ to China Trade Relationship

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai says U.S. ag trade with China is ‘unpredictable’

Oct 6, 2021

Former Biofuel Director Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Dumping Wastewater

Christopher Young, who was with Community Fuels, Stockton, CA, was sentenced to 18 months

Sep 15, 2021

Trevino Nominated as Chief Ag Negotiator

AFIA welcomes the nomination, stating it provides much-needed voice for ag trade concerns within USTR and White House

Elaine Trevino

Sep 13, 2021

Ag Secretary Highlights ASF Risks

African swine fever has not been detected in the U.S., and USDA wants to keep it that way

Aug 20, 2021

EPA Bans Chlorpyrifos on Food Crops

Has been associated with potential neurological effects in children

Aug 19, 2021

USDA to Survey County Small Grains Acreage

Will survey producers in 32 states

Aug 11, 2021

Senate Passes $1T Infrastructure Bill

Ag groups support bipartisan legislative package that helps rural communities compete

Aug 11, 2021

Senator Raises Concerns About Sanderson Farms Sale

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley notes combined entity would be 15% of U.S. chicken market

Aug 6, 2021

Vilsack: 'Bold Action' Needed for Wildfires, Drought

Current historic drought and wildland fires are "anything but normal"

Aug 5, 2021

Neogen Faces Investigation Over Iranian Business Deals

Company has been cooperating with OFAC investigation

Aug 5, 2021

NGFA Commends STB Nomination

President Biden nominated Karen Hedlund earlier this year

Aug 2, 2021

AFIA Applauds Passage of House Appropriations Bill

Legislation includes language encouraging FDA to allow feed ingredients be regulated as a feed and not a drug

Jul 27, 2021

House Ag Passes $8.5B Disaster Aid Bill

Legislation would make it easier for farmers to qualify for drought losses

Jul 19, 2021

House Appropriators Secure Waterways Funding

Modernized NESP locks would allow 15-barge tow to pass through in just one lockage, increasing efficiency and boosting U.S. competitiveness

Jul 15, 2021

Caucus Introduces Year-Round E15 Legislation

Legislation would provide key stability and predictability for biofuels producers

Jul 14, 2021

House Chairman Proposes $50B for Rural Broadband

HR 4374 would assure broadband access throughout rural America

Jul 12, 2021

Executive Order Targets Consolidation in Ag

Executive order was directed at several federal agencies, including Surface Transportation Board (STB) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Jul 6, 2021

OECD-FAO Agricultural Presents Trends for Coming Decade

Global agri-food systems need to transform to reach Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

Jun 30, 2021

ADM Sold Grain Plant to Perdue for Fraction of Estimated Value

ADM sold $5.5M property to Sonny Perdue for $250,000 weeks after Trump tapped him as Secretary of Ag

File photo

Jun 29, 2021

TPA Set to Expire This Week

Biden is about to lose one of his main tools for getting trade agreements passed

Jun 28, 2021

Supreme Court Reverses SRE Decision

Biofuel producers disappointed with Friday's ruling

Source: Renewable Fuels Association (RFA)

Jun 28, 2021

Vilsak: Drought Reveals Need for Stronger Protections

Some farmers are leaving fields fallow or looking for alternative water supplies

Jun 25, 2021

Senators, Biden Reach Infrastructure Deal

Framework sets aside $16B in additional money for various waterway projects

Photo: Ports of Indiana

Jun 25, 2021

Congress Holds Hearing on Port Congestion

Ag representatives described loss of sales and profits due to persistent delays and congestion

Jun 24, 2021

USDA $4B Initiative Includes Transportation Infrastructure

Build Back Better includes investments in distribution and aggregation

Jun 24, 2021

Growing Climate Solutions Act Passes Senate

Many groups applaud bipartisan legislation

Jun 17, 2021

AAFC Offers Clean Technology Program for Agribusinesses

Canadian government will provide access to funding to help reduce GHG emissions

Jun 17, 2021

USDA Announces Additional Aid to Biofuel Producers

Since January, USDA has allocated $11B to producers and food and ag business

Photo: USDA.gov

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