Legislative Watch: COVID workplace requirements released; US, EU reach agreement on steel; Ag goes to U.S. Court of International Trade over fertilizer tariffs.
Reconciliation bill includes $28 billion for conservation, $2 billion for ag research and $12 billion for farmer debt relief.
Legislative Watch: Biden announces $1.75 trillion Build Back Better agreement; Ag production needs to grow to keep up with world demand.
Legislative watch: USDA urged to release biofuel assistance; Ag supports Trevino as chief ag negotiator; USDA appoints Food Safety Advisory Committee members.
Legislative Watch: AMS’s webinar series on LMR and pork; Debt ceiling avoids government default; Increase USDA's role in approval of foreign ownership in U.S. ag.
Black farmers file intervention in Texas court disputing the preliminary injunction which stopped the $4 billion in forgiveness.
Prop. 12-type initiative delayed until Jan 1., 2023.
Legislative watch: State of the livestock industry; USDA announces loan guarantee program; EPA ag advisor appointed.
Legislative Watch: Supreme Court action sought on Prop. 12; USDA to invest $3 billion; USDA plans to establish an Equity Commission.
New tax liability hits farms representing 65% of total U.S. agricultural production.