Farm bill

Farm Bill field hearing scheduled for Michigan

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry will hold its second Farm Bill field hearing of the 115th Congress in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The meeting begins work on the 2018 Farm Bill. The Saginaw... more »

Ag industry will watch Trump closely

As Donald Trump takes the reins as president of the United States, the agriculture community is looking for clues on how his policies could impact the industry. Vegetable Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider... more »

USDA announces expansion of organic assessment exemption

The USDA recently issued a final rule to expand the exemption for certified organic products from assessments collected by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The rule will be effective on Feb. 29. As directed... more »

USDA removes farm payments to those not actively engaged in farming

  USDA has  finalized a rule to ensure that farm safety-net payments are issued only to active managers of farms that operate as joint ventures or general partnerships, consistent with the direction and authority provide... more »

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