AUDIO: Congressman Zach Nunn – Revitalizing Rural Communities Act A new bill in the House would increase investments in agricultural communities. U.S. Congressman Zach Nunn says he’s co-authoring the Revitalizing Rural Communities Act. “For a smaller community, rural infrastructure doesn’t happen very often,” he said. “But... Read More.
State funding to re-start the Farm and Industry Short Course might happen yet this year. State Senator Joan Ballweg tells Brownfield, “I’ve introduced a bill that has just gone out for co-sponsorship.” The bill would provide an increase to the University of Wisconsin... Read More.
A bill that’s been introduced into the US House would require that US-grown commodities are included in international food aid programs. Kansas Representative Tracey Mann tells Brownfield the goal of his legislation is simple. “To be sending not money, but to be sending commodities... Read More.
A new bill in the U.S. House would help improve flood and drought mitigation through existing USDA conservation programs. Iowa Republican Ashley Hinson says the Flood Resiliency and Land Stewardship Act is timely for farmers. “I’m very cognizant that while 15 years ago we had... Read More.
A total of seven different Right to Repair bills have recently been introduced into Michigan’s state legislature to give farmers the ability to repair and diagnose farm equipment. Michigan House Ag Chair Reggie Miller says her bill was written after local Farm Bureau constituents... Read More.
A U.S. Representative from Missouri is co-sponsoring a bill that would repeal a new antibiotic guidance in place this week for livestock producers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration now requires livestock producers to have a veterinarian’s prescription to use injectable and oral antimicrobials... Read More.