An enforcement chief for the Department of Transportation said commenting and petitioning the hours of service that are backed by the electronic logging device (ELD) rule are necessary for any changes to the mandate.
While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned.
America’s pork producers, currently facing declining incomes, a growing labor shortage and market volatility caused by trade disputes, don’t also need to contend with red tape and unfunded mandates from Washington.
When activists push their policies on an unsuspecting public, they forget about those who need food most. An impassioned woman who knows what it is to be hungry tells the real impact of these policies.
Livestock groups representing the majority of pork producers and cattle ranchers are very pleased with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s decision to not move forward with the GIPSA rules. Read their comments here.
Hog farmers in North Carolina are watching with great concern the still-rising flood waters brought by Hurricane Florence. Farmers are providing feed and care for animals and fuel to power ventilation systems in barns.
National policy leaders are watching nuisance lawsuits, Sen. Mike Conaway told AgriTalk. Issues like gag orders and appeals are still unresolved. A judge change in the fourth case raise farmers' hopes of a fair trial.