Legislative Watch: Ag groups urge Congress to keep stepped-up basis; Congressional members ask that Vietnam eliminate pork tariffs; Senate confirms Bronaugh as deputy secretary.
Legislative Watch: Bill would prohibit EPA from issuing permits on emissions; Ag calls for help with shipping issues; March brings record beef, pork exports.
U.S. pork producers see export opportunity as African swine fever has devastated Vietnamese hog herd.
Legislative Watch: Ag concerned about stepped-up basis; Senate Republican infrastructure plan; Undersecretary for marketing and regulatory affairs.
Proposal said to protect harm against family farms.
Legislative Watch: USDA increases CRP rental rates; Undersecretary for farm production and conservation nominated.
Secretary Tom Vilsack's first undersecretary will lead FPAC at the department.
Legislative Watch: Interstate shipment legislation opposed; Infrastructure should be bipartisan; Letlow joins House Ag Committee.
Legislative Watch: Ag supports China Phase-One Agreement; USDA reopens CFAP program; Biden infrastructure plan.