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New bill would improve USDA’s TAP Program

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to expand support for specialty crop growers impacted by disasters. Bill sponsor Congressman Bill Huizenga of Michigan tells Brownfield the Protecting America’s Orchardists and Nursery Tree Growers Act would improve the USDA’s Tree Assistance Program. “Whether it’s... Read More.

Fate of milk pricing updates now in USDA’s hands

Nearly 40 proposals have been submitted to USDA to reform the Federal Milk Marketing Order. American Farm Bureau Federation economist Danny Munch has been tracking the process. “Some of those proposals fit under the same category, so they might be combined, but ultimately the Secretary... Read More.