Late last week, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry approved legislation reauthorizing the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for five years, clearing the way for a vote by the full Sena
Last week, the House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to the fiscal 2017 agricultural spending bill that would prevent the USDA's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) from
A group of almost 60 business associations is urging Congress to exert more oversight of President Donald Trump’s use of tariffs as the U.S. lurches closer to a trade war with China and other trading partners.
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.
An initiative that would require egg-laying hens to be “cage-free” and that would prohibit the sale of pork and veal from animals raised in housing the state banned in 2008 was approved for the November ballot.
Last week, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to highlight the Farm Credit System (FCS) and its century-long mission of providing credit to agriculture and rural America, as well as the role of the Farm Cred
The significant benefits that would accrue to the U.S. pork industry from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would be wiped out if the Obama administration implements pending rules related to the buying and selling
World Pork Expo is here livestock show season is around the corner.<p></p> These are great events that celebrate agriculture and our rural communities, but the presence of swine at these events poses a biosecurity risk fo