The Opportunities for Fairness in Farming (OFF) Act of 2019 has the support of presidential candidates and could reshape how agricultural checkoffs operate, something animal rights groups see as a win.
President Donald Trump and USDA released the rules for direct payments under the Coronavirus Food Aid Program at the White House Tuesday. Enrollment will start May 26 with initial payments to follow the week after.
The National Pork Producers Council urges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, to schedule confirmation votes on four long-languishing Trump administration nominees.
Promising a new era in consumer awareness of the U.S. Department of Agriculture organic seal, backers of the proposed organic research and promotion order say it could raise more than $30 million a year for research, tec