Recent Stories by Wyatt Bechtel
Aug 15, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
The Senate passed an extension to Electronic Logging Device (ELD) implementation for livestock haulers that would potentially give more time for regulators and Congress to fix hours of service rules.
Aug 14, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has added 22 counties into a drought emergency designation, helping open up water for emergency use.
Aug 04, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
A viral comedy video exposes “nut milking” and seeks to start a conversation with consumers about labeling plant-based beverages that are often called “milk.”
Aug 02, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
Livestock haulers could get another year-long extension to implement Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) through an amendment to the Senate's spending bill.
Jul 23, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
The website is aimed at helping the ‘Meat Denied,’ people who work in places that are trying to restrict access to meat.
Jul 16, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
Producers impacted by wildfires and hurricanes in 2017 are eligible for monetary assistance to rebuild and recover on their farms through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA).
Jul 12, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
The Impossible Burger, a plant-based burger, is being served on Air New Zealand and it has caused an outcry from politicians and beef producers.
Jul 04, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
Separating immigrant families at the border and removing calves from dairy cows are one in the same according to one of the country’s largest animal rights groups.
Jun 29, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
An amendment to limit and reform checkoffs that had the support of the Humane Society of the United States failed to make its way into the farm bill.
Jun 24, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
How checkoffs are managed could be drastically changed if legislation supported by one of the largest animal rights groups is added and passed in the farm bill.
Jun 19, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
The Food and Drug Administration is hosting a meeting to help address safety concerns with lab-grown meat, better known as “fake meat.”
Jun 14, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
The House of Representatives has debuted their own Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act, which is similar to the Senate version and grants greater hours of service flexibility to livestock haulers.
Jun 13, 2018 by Wyatt Bechtel
Two U.S. Senators proposed a bipartisan bill that would allow for reform of the hours of service and Electronic Logging Device regulations while also delaying enforcement.