A state ag director says if the Mexico’s ban on biotech corn isn’t lifted soon, it could severely impact US corn producers. Sherry Vinton from Nebraska tells Brownfield it’s clear that Mexico’s action violates the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. “We need to stand... Read More.
A group is helping more women find and use USDA conservation resources. Chris Marion says Women in Conservation is a collaboration between Wisconsin Farmers Union, the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Renewing Countryside, and Marbleseed to help connect women to USDA programs and services, where... Read More.
A dairy group is urging more people to comment on the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed dairy labeling guidelines. Laurie Fischer with the American Dairy Coalition says FDA’s Draft Guidance on Labeling of Plant-Based Milk Alternatives is unacceptable. She says the guidelines call for... Read More.
Farmer groups and ag retailers are supporting federal legislation designed to improve rail service. The Support Reliable Rail Service Act would clarify the common carrier obligations of the railroads and give the Surface Transportation Board more specific oversight rules to improve rail service. Mike... Read More.